A update light week on the farm with:
No poultry pens to move,
Normal weather for a change on the farm,
Turkeys and layers doing well,
Pigs have their first weigh in.
In the Veggie Patch we talk:
Greenhouse soil fertility and design,
Low tunnel greenhouses you can build,
End of garden season discounts.
In the Coopcast Community:
On a listeners suggestion Andy is trying Oral Ivy.
Sheree asked about growing grain for chickens and supplementing them with veggies/greens from the garden.
Brice suggested we invest in some livestock guardian dogs.
In this weeks Farm U we learn about the science behind preventing Botulism when canning vegetables.The bacteria lives in all soils and we talk about terms relating to it and defeating it when canning:
Pressure and temp