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Is Dairy Farming For You?

Is Dairy Farming For You?

Is dairy farming right for you? In this video, dairyman, Garry Hansen shares his perspective of the lifestyle, what he loves about being a dairy farmer.

Nancy’s Homemade Goat Pillows

Nancy’s Homemade Goat Pillows

Nancy Arcement came upon the idea of making cuddly goat pillows out of chenille bedspreads and remnant pieces of upholstery fabric.

How to Can Crushed Tomatoes

How to Can Crushed Tomatoes

Marge Braker, a home economics instructor, shows us how to can crushed tomatoes using a boiling-water canner.

An Urban Farmer in the City

An Urban Farmer in the City

For two years, urban farmer Amanda Morse has grown food almost year-round on her farm in Portland. She markets her food to local restaurants and to customers direct through her farm stand.

An Expert Explains the Maps of the Ogallala Aquifer of the Texas High Plains

An Expert Explains the Maps of the Ogallala Aquifer of the Texas High Plains

Lucia Barbato of the Texas Tech University Center for Geospatial Technology explains the various maps of the Texas High Plains region. The Ogallala Aquifer formed millions of years ago, and no longer has an effective recharge capacity. This finite, fossil water resource will one-day run dry.