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My Parents in Africa

My mom has always said that she and my dad are "travelers, not tourists." I always chuckled at that comment because they had just returned from their eighth cruise or toured around England.
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A week with the chickens

It's been a week of hard work fixing up Watoto's poultry farm, making it one of the most modern in the country.
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Water for Life

Working with Australian agriculturalists to expand the irrigation system on Watoto's vegetable farm.
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A Change in Direction

Local connections and marketplace encourage Watoto's vegetable farm toward a new direction.
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The Case of the Kids

Here at the goat farm, there are about 120 goats. The majority of those are milking and producing goats, as it should be.
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A trip north: Gulu, Amuru and Omer Farming Company

I was fortunate enough to visit the northern part of Uganda this past week, specifically Gulu and the outskirts of Amuru. It was a long (six hours), bumpy and physically exhausting car ride.
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Use No-Till to Reduce Winter Pasture Establishment Costs

I recently visited with a number of farmers and ranchers who are looking to reduce their input costs while maintaining comparable output. One way to accomplish this is to convert from conventional farming practices to no-till.
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DIY Tower Garden

Steve Upson, senior soils and crops consultant, constructs a tiered tower garden by repurposing old tires. This video walks through the steps to construct a basic tower garden and offers some...
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Backyard Farming: Irrigation Options

Josh Brown from Irrigation-Mart shows a variety of drip and spray irrigation products suitable for your backyard farm or container garden.