Browsing: Homesteading

The Prepper Journal’s homesteading articles cover topics from livestock to off-grid power.

Prepper Writing Contest Site Planning for Your Survival Homestead - The Prepper Journal
Site Planning for Your Survival Homestead
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A great deal can go into site planning for your survival homestead, even when the infrastructure is already in place and funds don’t exist to renovate lines or move buildings. Where we place things can increase or decrease our defensive abilities, success in growing, and how likely we are to see something – which can be good or bad

Prepping Alternative Feeds for Livestock - The Prepper Journal
Alternative Feeds for Livestock
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Having some backup ideas and methods in place as alternate feeds is rarely a bad thing, especially if we’re counting on meat rabbits and chickens, eggs, and milk in a collapse or Great Depression situation.

Gardening Conventional Guides to Crop Rotation - The Prepper Journal
Conventional Guides to Crop Rotation
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Plants with really good, healthy soil can fight off a lot of diseases and overcome leaf damage from pests without problems. However, even when we start with really good soil, certain practices mean we strip it out, stop the nutrient cycling, or otherwise break those systems. Rotation is one way we can prevent some of the stripping and reduce the disease load for our plants.