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Aquaculture in Canada: Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) Aquaculture (fish farming) already supplies approximately 50 percent of the fish and seafood consumed worldwide, and production is steadily increasing.

Aquaculture in Canada: Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA)

Further development of the aquaculture industry in Canada could mean significant economic growth as well as job opportunities for Canadians – especially in coastal and rural areas. Responsible growth of the industry will depend on continued research to find innovative ways to improve the environmental performance and diversification of the sector. Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture: A new approach Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) is one solution that encourages greater environmental stewardship while increasing economic benefits for growers and communities. IMTA is a different way of thinking about aquatic food production that is based on the concept of recycling.

How it works IMTA mimics a natural ecosystem by combining the farming of multiple, complementary species from different levels of the food chain. Bay Management. Feeding Chickens on the Cheap. If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my free newsletter. 400,000 Facebook fans can't be wrong!

Feeding Chickens on the Cheap

Let me first say this: I am no chicken expert. I’ve kept chickens for nearly twenty years and consider myself fairly successful at it—as in, we get eggs—but any advice I have to give about raising chickens is purely anecdotal. I’ve seen firsthand what works and what doesn’t; I haven’t done any scientific studies to back up my claims. Pallet Hen House Chicken Coop in under 3 mins. Poulailler palette. Gallinero paleta en 3 minutos. Awesome DIY Mason Jar Beehive. There’s plenty of buzz out there these days when it comes to raising bees.

Awesome DIY Mason Jar Beehive

Honeybees provide huge benefits as part of a sustainable lifestyle. About us. Permaculture Design Course - Sydney July 2015 - Milkwood. Book Now Join us this winter to get inspired and skilled up in Permaculture design – you’ll leave ready to create abundance in a world out of balance, with solid design skills and techniques.

Permaculture Design Course - Sydney July 2015 - Milkwood

Your learning will be led by a stellar teaching team of Permaculture teachers – Hannah Moloney, Nick Ritar, Brendan Morse, Narelle Happ and special guests. A Milkwood Permaculture Design Course teaches you the skills and knowledge to design and implement fundamental and life-changing resilience into your everyday home, community and beyond. Permaculture is set of principles that result in sustainable and productive systems. Systems for living, architecture, food production, land management and community. True Farmers. Self Reliance Skills Set.

Hope for The Best (: Tool Shed. Food Fare. Apiary. Gardens Delight. Agros Cultura. 9 Strategies for Self-Sufficient Living - Homesteading and Livestock. Silvopasture. NAC Home > Silvopasture <a href="/" class="crumbStyle">Home</a> Featured Publication.


A Journal Of Agrarian Life & Skills. SS DIY. Self Sufficiency. Self Sufficient Home. Live Long and Prosper. Land for sale, acreage for sale, lots for sale, farms for sale at The Next Real Estate Bubble: Farmland. Eeyore should have been a farmer.

The Next Real Estate Bubble: Farmland

It’s almost impossible to find a farmer happy about his situation. The weather’s too hot, cold, wet, or dry, and prices are too low or too high, depending on whether we’re buying or selling. We can’t, at least in front of our peers, admit to prosperity or even the chance of prosperity. Although we’d never admit it at the local coffee shop, the last few years have been good, at least for Midwestern grain farmers. Prices have been strong — strong enough to make up for much of the production lost to last year’s drought. Farmers have cash, and nowhere to invest it but farmland. So, farmland prices are booming. A debt-to-asset ratio of 30 percent can enter dangerous territory with a land price drop of 50 percent, which sounds like a lot, until you remember that is a price level last seen only 24 months ago in much of the Midwest. Building a Sustainable Business / Books. Homesteading: Technical. Handy Farm Devices - Cobleigh - ToC. How to Build a $50 Greenhouse- Free Plans.

Old Skills, Hand-Made Tools & Primitive Technology. The Museum Of Old Techniques. For almost every electronic device or oil driven machine there used to be a low-tech alternative that was powered by human muscles, water or wind.

The Museum Of Old Techniques

The Museum of Old Techniques aims to collect and study these historical alternatives to modern day machinery. Why, you may ask? To quote the Museum: "Evolution doesn't necessarily mean progress, what we consider to be primitive solutions are often not primitive at all". We could not have said it better ourselves. The website of the MOT contains, among other things, some 2,000 simple drawings of hand tools (ordered by shape, and by profession) and a collection of illustrated trade catalogues (up until 1950, in French). Antique Farm Tools - Introduction (home-page) Hobbit Hole playhouses, sheds, cottages, saunas, more! - Home. The Farm of the Future: Earthship-Inspired Greenhouse by Jordan Lejuwaan. Behold, your Finnish micro-cabin fantasies come true. 10 tips to train your hen to lay eggs in her nest box. Urban Farm Hub. Sheep 101: Dairy sheep. Got milk?

Sheep 101: Dairy sheep

History Sheep have been raised for milk for thousands of years and were milked before cows. The world's commercial dairy sheep industry is concentrated in Europe and the countries on or near the Mediterranean Sea. The dairy sheep industry is in its infancy in the United States. There are approximately 100 dairy sheep farms in the U.S. Sheep milk best for humans. How to Milk a Sheep. Want Milk? Get Goats - Sustainable Farming. Goats: Why Raw Goat Milk?

Want Milk? Get Goats - Sustainable Farming

Why raw milk? Why goat milk? Things to consider for good health and nutrition for you family. Also a... Learn about the benefits of goat milk and the value dairy goats provide to the homestead. Whether your property is one acre or several hundred, sloping or flat, crowded with brush or completely forested, you can still raise dairy goats for milk. Goat milk ice cream? How to Milk Your Goat. How to Milk a Goat. Since "How to milk a goat" is not a topic that's likely to make you the hit of your next party, I assume you're reading this either because you're contemplating purchasing dairy goats, or you already have some new additions in your barn that are about to kid.

How to Milk a Goat

To that, I say, congratulations! I remember being in the same position many years ago. How to Milk a Cow. 2 Ways to Milk a Cow. Edit Article By HandBy Machine Edited by Docburkhart, Maniac, Krystle, Sondra C and 46 others If you ever find yourself face-to-udder with a cow, you might find yourself having a hard time actually getting milk from your bovine companion. It's not as easy as it looks, especially if there's a milking machine involved.