animals

Best Type of Hay to Buy Depends on the Animals Being Fed

Dan Beef, Cattle, Dairy, Equine, Livestock, Pasture, Sheep-Goats, This Land of Ours

The best type of hay to buy depending on the animals your feeding. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Animals can tolerate different types of hay. For example, Cattle vary a bit in what kind of hay they tolerate depending on their age. Lactating cows require high-protein hay. Younger calves might have a tough time with coarser hays, like …

livestock

Tips for Providing/Buying Quality Feed for Livestock

Dan Cattle, Dairy, Equine, Livestock, Pasture, Sheep-Goats, This Land of Ours

Some tips for providing/buying quality feed for your livestock. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Buying hay can be challenging. Especially if you’re buying from a seller online, sight unseen.  Here are some tips to help you what to look for. When it comes to color, the best quality hay will be a silver-green, while a deeper green will show that …

sunflowers

Sunflowers are Bold, Beautiful Blooms Needed in the Garden

Dan Nursery Crops, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours

The bold, beautiful blooms you need in your garden. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Sunflowers commonly sprout up as buttery yellow and vibrant golds. But, another variety, with deep red petals that appear brown, is the Chocolate Sunflower. And, they provide show-stopping bold and beautiful blooms that you will want to add to your garden. They are great as …

plant

Plant Things That Keep Bees Coming Back for More

Dan Fruits, Herbs, Nursery Crops, Pollinators, Pollinators, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

How to plant things that will keep bees coming back for more.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Bees are one of our most valuable pollinators, responsible for pollinating 80 percent of the world’s plants! That means 1 out of every 4 bites of food we eat is due to the hard work of bees. Its up to us …

collard greens

Collard Greens are Incredibly Agreeable Plants to Grow

Dan Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Growing great collard greens. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Collards are incredibly agreeable plants to grow. And, they work well in hot southern climates as well as chilly northern states. Dark, leafy greens are the mainstay in stuff-that’s-good-for-you lists, and collards are just that. They’re in the same family as other well-established health food powerhouses like broccoli and kale. Collards are …