So you’d like to take your farm off the grid. This article addresses how to approach this issue and develop the best strategy to effectively take your farm off the grid using renewable energy. This article breaks it down into seven easily understandable steps from a solar energy expert.
HiBar Ranch, Farm and Forest has just began kidding season. Learn about kids arriving this season with our first set of twins born last night. The temperature was a low 32 degrees so we share pictures and step by step actions we took this morning due to the severe chill/shivering the twins were experiencing.
So you’ve stood up your own homestead and are planning your spring. Babies are arriving, gardens and orchards need tending. The pastures need repair and it’s time to begin planning and planting for spring. This article covers our life at HiBar Ranch, Farm and Forest and what we do in February and March on our […]
Do you have old seeds that you don’t know what to do with? How old can seed be and still be able to germinate? This article covers numerous seeds we are starting that range from ten years old down to this year’s season prepared seeds. We believe you will be just as amazed as we […]
So you’re a new homesteader and you’ve successfully gone through one season with your livestock and all has gone well. Spring is arriving fast and you must prepare for baby lambs soon to be born on your new homestead. ALL new farmers / homesteaders find this phase of learning both exciting and stressful. Do NOT […]
Spring is a hectic time of year for homesteaders as the pace of things quicken in preparation for spring. This article captures the daily life at HiBar Ranch, Farm and Forest, taking you through the Spring activities they are going on at the farm: From new lambs, to impending birth of kids (goats), pasture clearing, […]