The government is giving away free land and farming equipment. Sort of. If you are eagerly awaiting the day that you can buy your dream land and build a prepper retreat or start This entry was posted in Homesteading and tagged USDA, grants, free land, homesteading, survival, prepping, preppers, food supply on January 14, 2016 .
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Posted on January 14, 2016 by Tara Dodrill
Posted on June 5, 2015 by Tara Dodrill
Got eggs? Unless you are a prepper, the answer to that could very well be "no" in the near future. The bird flu outbreak in the Midwest has caused an egg shortage, and steep prices are expected soon nationwide. The H5N2 bird flu virus and mutated strains of the virus have now been confirmed on farms in 16 states and in Canada as well.
Farmers in the country's top egg-producing states have been hard hit by the H5N2 bird flu. Not only w... Continue Reading →
Posted on April 29, 2015 by Tara Dodrill
Superweeds spawned by genetically modified practices by industrial farms, small family farms, and backyard growers, continue to threaten our food supply safety and security.
Both organic growers and those concerned about food security will be dismayed to learn that stronger chemical herbicides are being introduced to combat the hard-to-kill gigantic weeds which have been plaguing farmers for the past several years.
In addition to the battle against superweeds, there is a ... Continue Reading →
Posted on March 25, 2015 by Tara Dodrill
Posted on February 25, 2015 by Tara Dodrill
Honey prices in the United States have risen by more than 13 percent. In January 2014 the price was $9,722 per ton, but a decline in yield per bee colony and higher demand pushed the price in January 2015 to $11,023 per ton.
Honey production in America has reportedly been on the decline since 2013. During that year only about 67,800 tons were produced, down five percent from 2012 and down 35 percent from honey production levels two decades ago.
“The decline in yield per colony is due to diminished US bee colony populations ... Continue Reading →
Posted on August 18, 2014 by Tara Dodrill
GMO crops and chemical pesticides and herbicides have become commonplace in American agriculture. The search to garner non-GMO or heirloom seeds can be a lengthy one for both backyard gardeners and professional farmers alike. As with antibiotics, alcohol, and drugs, weeds can build up a tolerance and resistance to substances much in the same way as the human body does. Glyphosate appears to no longer not ju... Continue Reading →
Posted on May 13, 2014 by SurvivalBased
It’s All About Calories – 142,040 calories to be exact, and all of them are found in our One Month Food Supply kit. That is enough calories to properly feed and nourish 3 Adults for an entire month (or 2 Adults/ 2 young children).
Our Calories are:
100% vegetarian, making them nutrient-dense. You actually need fewer cal... Continue Reading →