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|6 Publisher’s Note
71 Ayoob on Firearms:
50 Claire goes to the movies
30 Ask Jackie:
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37 Hydronic woodstoves By Jeffrey R. Yago, PE, CEM
Building and tools
8 Candles, guns, and knives By David Lee
David Lee shows us how to keep our most important tools handy when they are needed most.
18 Where our farm animals come from By John Silveira
42 The chicken and the egg By Allen Easterly
If you’re interested in egg production, here is an article that tells you which breeds are the best layers and how to keep your hens healthy and happy.
56 Cleaning a well By Pat Barden
A clean well is important to your health. Pat’s well needed decontamination, purification, and maintenance. He tells us how he did it start to finish.
60 You can safely and easily can your own meat By Jackie Clay
Don’t be afraid to can meat! Jackie gives us step-by-step instructions on canning a variety of meat, both wild and domestic.
67 Controlling mice and rats By Erwin V. Cohen
69 Rodents carry disease, ruin food, and gnaw everything By John Silveira
77 The coffee mug knife sharpener By Michael Cantrell
14 John McCormick, octogenarian By Dorothy Ainsworth
Here is the first of our new series that highlights memorable country characters.
46 This country job really rocks By Charles Sanders
51 Homemade healthy soba noodles By Linda Gabris