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The Homestead Horse. Part 1. What to look for in a pleasure or harness horse. The various breeds are discussed along with tips on choosing the right horse for what you have in mind. Detailed information on what to look for in habits and conformation.
COUNTRYSIDE Apr 1978 (v.62#4) pg. 57

The Homestead Horse. Part 2. A summary of the places to look for a horse and the terms used in ads and auctions.
COUNTRYSIDE Jun 1978 (v.62#6) pg. 59

The Homestead Horse. Part 3. A look at several places where you can gain experience with horses.
COUNTRYSIDE Aug 1978 (v.62#8) pg. 59

How to care for the homestead horse. Tips on building the tie stall, fences, and stable equipment and how to use it.
COUNTRYSIDE Oct 1978 (v.62#10) pg. 61

Planning the urban homestead. How a 50x150-ft. suburban lot can include an extensive vegetable garden, house, garage, fruit trees and a small barn to house chickens and small animals. Sketches of barn interior included.
COUNTRYSIDE Nov 1978 (v.62#11) pg. 34

How to teach a riding horse to work. Description of one homesteader's efforts at training a quarterhorse to pull.
COUNTRYSIDE Mar 1979 (v.63#3) pg. 32

How to make homestead tools and equipment do double duty. Suggestions for incubators, crocks, fruit press, and washing machine.
COUNTRYSIDE May 1979 (v.63#5) pg. 69

A passive solar geodesic dome designed for homestead living.
COUNTRYSIDE May 1979 (v.63#5) pg. 71

How homesteaders garden. Interviews with selected individuals on special techniques, crops and ideas they make use of in their gardens.
COUNTRYSIDE Jun 1979 (v.63#6) pg. 18

A look at a homestead A-frame home with wood heating and cooking and a windmill.
COUNTRYSIDE Jun 1979 (v.63#6) pg. 71

Suggestions on building a farm pond on your homestead. Covers stocking it with fish and the art of fish management.
COUNTRYSIDE Jul 1979 (v.63#7) pg. 20

How a homestead cow can feed the family. A look at selecting a milk cow that can also produce a calf each year for meat.
COUNTRYSIDE Jul 1979 (v.63#7) pg. 44

How to use a homestead pleasure horse for transportation and hitched chores.
COUNTRYSIDE Sep 1979 (v.63#9) pg. 8

A look at digging a homestead pond. Determining soil suitability and water supply. How to deal with the surplus earth and things to consider when planning depth and side slope.
COUNTRYSIDE Sep 1979 (v.63#9) pg. 16

Possible income tax loopholes for homesteaders.
COUNTRYSIDE Sep 1979 (v.63#9) pg. 52

Managing the homestead for success. Part 1. The secrets of success and how to manage.
COUNTRYSIDE Jan 1980 (v.64#1) pg. 27

Homesteaders and taxes. Part 1. A guide to computing federal income taxes.
COUNTRYSIDE Feb 1980 (v.64#2) pg. 31

Managing the homestead for success. Part 2. What homestead accounting really is.
COUNTRYSIDE Feb 1980 (v.64#2) pg. 38

Managing the homestead for success. Part 3. Setting goals and reaching them.
COUNTRYSIDE Mar 1980 (v.64#3) pg. 29

Homesteaders and taxes. Part 2. Depreciation and investment credit for homesteaders.
COUNTRYSIDE Mar 1980 (v.64#3) pg. 35

Managing the homestead for success. Part 4. Managing the successful poultry enterprise. A look at expenses.
COUNTRYSIDE Apr 1980 (v.64#4) pg. 24

Managing the homestead for success. Part 5. How to apply accounting practices to determine and manage profit.
COUNTRYSIDE May 1980 (v.64#5) pg. 32

A guide to firearms for the homesteader. Covers shotguns, rifles, combination guns, and handguns.
COUNTRYSIDE Nov 1980 (v.64#11) pg. 29

A look at how tax laws affect the homesteader.
COUNTRYSIDE Feb 1981 (v.65#2) pg. 50

Marketing homestead produce.
COUNTRYSIDE Jun 1981 (v.65#6) pg. 16

Selling surplus homestead animals.
COUNTRYSIDE Jun 1981 (v.65#6) pg. 21

Cost accounting for the homesteader. Part 1.
COUNTRYSIDE May 1983 (v.67#5) pg. 18

Cost accounting for the homesteader. Part 2.
COUNTRYSIDE Jun 1983 (v.67#6) pg. 40

Making homesteading work. Includes examples of approximate costs of some common small-livestock projects.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep 1985 (v.69#9) pg. 18

The art and science of homestead design. Suggestions on locating the dwelling, garden and animal areas. Describes what will make adequate animal shelters and home layout that accommodates enough work and storage areas.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1987 (v.71#4) pg. 34

Designing the urban homestead on a city lot.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1987 (v.71#4) pg. 48

Three homesteaders describe how they live without electricity.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1989 (v.73#1) pg. 22

Planning the homestead. Basic concepts of homesteading and planning to create a new homestead. Covers selecting a location, deciding on the degree of self-sufficiency and determining financial requirements.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1989 (v.73#6) pg. 46

Three articles on buying property for homesteading. Seven things to check before buying. Things to look for, some to avoid. Tips on checking out a potential new community.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1991 (v.75#1) pg. 47

Providing basic needs. A brief overview of producing your own food for survival homesteading.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1991 (v.75#2) pg. 9

Advice to homesteaders on how not to violate provisions of government rules on wetlands.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 1991 (v.75#3) pg. 36

Finding a place in the country. A checklist for buyers.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 1992 (v.76#3) pg. 46

Equipping the ideal homestead. An overview of the equipment and costs for electricity, heating, water, sewage disposal, food production, etc.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 2000 (v.84#1) pg. 40

Excerpt from "The Integral Urban House", a plan for a self-reliant, ecologically sound urban habitat on 1/8 acre.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #61 Jan-Feb 1980 pg. 48

Tips on how a homesteader can cut veterinary bills.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #61 Jan-Feb 1980 pg. 142

A look at a California family's suburban homestead on 1/3 acre. Includes a garden, a steer, pigs, goat, chickens, and ducks.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #64 Jul-Aug 1980 pg. 122

A look at urban homesteading.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #65 Sep-Oct 1980 pg. 66

Living without the powerline. A look at how planning turns living without electricity into a pleasant way of life.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #66 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 78

Costs of holding a regular suburban job compared with homesteading.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #71 Sep-Oct 1981 pg. 80

Designing sustainable small farms and homesteads.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #88 Jul-Aug 1984 pg. 54

Five articles on self-sufficient retirement that deal with gardening as a source of physical conditioning, food and income.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1977 (v.24#5) pg. 104