Many farmers depend on their knowledge of the phases of the moon in order to give their crops the best chance to thrive. Rainfall is affected by the moon's cycle—the highest amount of rain normally falls just after the full moon and the new moon. Crops are also sensitive to air currents, which change with the moon's cycle as well.
- Planting by the Moon Phases: A great page by E. A. Crawford, which explains the moon's influence and includes tips for planting crops.
- Journey to Forever: Small-farm resources dealing with trees, livestock, poultry, pigs, composting, and more.
- Financing for Equipment: Learn how to lease the farming equipment you need.