"I would say there's a very good chance of that, given what you have already said about the hoop house.
Pick up a copy of "One Seond After", read it then get him to read it. That may very well kick things into gear for him..."
"I'm about 2 years into my transition raising pastured poultry, eggs, pork & beef - soon to add milk shares. I do the bulk of the work on our farm and have a (pretty flexible) full time job. So transitioning is possible, though it will take…"
"(From the APPPA newsgroup)
I am circulating this notice on behalf of Jesse Straight, in northern Virginia. Jesse's farm is near Warrenton, Virginia, and he is looking for an apprentice for the period May 1, 2012 through Thanksgiving 2012.Here…"
"We use 3 wires...one about 6", another about 14" or so, then another about 24"...the farm where we picked them up told us he had some pigs jump the fence when it was too low, hence the highest run. Our boar has got out twice now, once…"
"A vehicle that I can't farm without - a Kawasaki Mule (or similar). It is a life savor, goes pretty much anywhere, and saves my back and leggs from much hauling...the first big purchase I made...followed closely by a tactor, but if one had to…"
"Have an LLC in place and other items, but need to tighten up on the book keeping...tough finding capital as a small farmer with little assests to leverage! It all ties togehter, thanks for your posts - keep them coming!"
"I found taking the time to ensure they all go in at night to be an exercise in frustration & time consuming, so I let them choose where they sleep, and rely on the electric netting to keep them safe. They all get under when they need the cover.…"
"So you have Salatin pens, but they can all leave and roam within the enclosure? Do you lock them in the pens at night? If not, do you have issues with too many gathering in one area at night and piling? "
"I just bought 3 through the store here on the site, figured I would get a couple in circulation and keep one in reserve. At $10 a piece its not a big investment, but could have tremendous dividends in the long run."
"90% of the population is not even remotely prepared, I think...including many people living in the country. Decades of prosperity in america have made us a complacient people...we can "always" run to the store and "get it"..."
"Glad to, so far I'm pretty impressed with the. You might want to consider a "donate" button, for those who want to chip in a bit, but not actually buy anything...just a thought. And maybe an affiliate program with Cabella's,…"