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6  Editor’s Note

7  Editorial:
A government with not enough to do, but lots of hungry mouths to feed

31  Making a living: Karen Duty: Dog trainer and breeder

50  Massad Ayoob:
Use the right ammunition!

60  Irreverent joke page

61  Ask Jackie:
Powdered eggs, Hopi Pale Grey squash recipes, sweet potato slips, training a milk cow, etc.

76  Lenie in the kitchen

78  Letters

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Cover 130
Don Childers, BHM’s artist for more than 20 years, painted this flowing field of ripening wheat to support Charles Sanders’ article which begins on page 20. Wheat, one of the most romanticized crops grown in America, forms much of the backbone of a homestead food-storage program.


8  Wash day   By Jackie Clay

14  Survival storeroom   By David Eddings

26  Buying a backhoe   By Ian McCollum

32  These dogs can hunt   By Michael D. Faw

48  Fly it proudly and properly   By Roger Meyer

Farm and Garden

20  Wheat   By Charles Sanders

42  The low cost of beef   By Jared Bedke

56  Bell peppers — bright color, good food   By Tom Kovach

68  Conquer hornworms   By Marc Burdiss

73  Blueberry cash crop   By Ed Mashburn

Food and recipes

36  Kebabs, fancy-free summer fare   By Linda Gabris

55  Brew your own root beer   Tim Murphy

65  Grandma’s soup from your garden   By Joyce Lindsey O’Keefe

70  Brown rice   By Habeeb Salloum


58  Solomon Slick   By Mel Tharp