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Why Oxen?

Recently, I have been asked this question: Why oxen? This past summer I added Mike and Jake, a team of Durham oxen to the lineup of draft animals that help…

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“Holistic Livestock Husbandry” Summer Course with Temple Grandin and Hubert Karreman

Farmers who approach livestock management from a humane, systems-thinking approach focus on healthy, contented farm animals. The School of the New American Farmstead at Sterling College is offering the course…

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Internship: Part I

As I stepped off the plane on Friday afternoon, I was hit with oppressive heat and humidity. After several moments of thinking “oy vey, it’s hot,” I made my way…

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