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How to Raise Backyard Chickens

7 videos: Raising backyard chickens has many advantages and can be a great addition for your family and home, according to Andy Larson, an extension small farms specialist. Larson, formerly with ISU Extension and Outreach, says to check into and consider a few things before getting started. In this video series, he talks about raising backyard chickens, including what you need, what you need to do, and how to get started.

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How to Raise Bees

11 videos: Whether you’re a long-time beekeeper or just getting started, entomologist Randall Cass and other specialists share what you need to know in this video series from ISU Extension and Outreach.



How to build homes for wildlife

4 videos: Adam Janke, ISU Extension and Outreach wildlife specialist, shows how you can build an Aldo Leopold bench, a bat box, a bird box and a wood duck box. (Then you can sit on your new bench to watch the bats, birds and ducks at their new homes!)