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Forum: Food and water 08-16-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By Major Mjolnir
"Sauropus androgynus" aka 'Katuk' is a wonderful...

"Sauropus androgynus" aka 'Katuk' is a wonderful plant. It has about 7.4% protein content on a fresh leaf basis: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4564651/

...and probably is equivalent...
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 568
Posted By Major Mjolnir
https://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/food-price-...

https://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/food-price-outlook/summary-findings.aspx

"This page provides the July 2019 forecasts which incorporate the June 2019 CPI and PPI numbers:
In 2019, price...
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 675
Posted By Major Mjolnir
Perhaps, said on the news last night that the...

Perhaps, said on the news last night that the animal weighed 78 pounds.
Forum: General Discussion 08-15-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 675
Posted By Major Mjolnir
Desperation, old age and poor health: “Veterinary...

Desperation, old age and poor health: “Veterinary tests have confirmed that the wolf was in poor condition and likely nearing the end of its natural life span,” said Parks Canada. ...
Forum: Edible & Non-Edible Plants 08-15-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By Major Mjolnir
Lol, probably - along with a little bit of...

Lol, probably - along with a little bit of everything else. My area went the other way. We average 49'' a year and we had exceeded that the last week in July.
Forum: Edible & Non-Edible Plants 08-14-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By Major Mjolnir
The Bermuda grass and other weeds caught up to...

The Bermuda grass and other weeds caught up to the 'Hopniss' but doesn't appear to hinder their growth. Blooms are starting to appear but I still haven't seen signs of any pollinators.
After all the...
Forum: Food and water 08-13-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 770
Posted By Major Mjolnir
If you first parch the corn kernels they are...

If you first parch the corn kernels they are much,MUCH easier to grind: https://www.survivalistboards.com/showpost.php?p=19335242&postcount=4
Forum: Food and water 08-13-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 770
Posted By Major Mjolnir
Lol, reminds me of my Granddad - He would say of...

Lol, reminds me of my Granddad - He would say of field corn, for corn on the cob or skillet fried corn, that you had to pull it from the stalk then run like HE double hockey sticks for the kitchen...
Forum: Food and water 08-12-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By Major Mjolnir
I generally add some combination of these three...

I generally add some combination of these three to my oatmeal. I run the chia through my mortar & pestle, toast the teff in a little butter and grind the flax in my Porkert grinder.
"Eragrostis...
Forum: Manmade and Natural Disasters 08-11-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,752
Posted By Major Mjolnir
You're exactly right, as I've pointed out before...

You're exactly right, as I've pointed out before the top 7 or 8 crops that feed the bulk of the World gets little to no benefit from any pollinator. I couldn't find the final report talked of in the...
Forum: Site Information & Suggestion Box 08-09-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 148
Posted By Major Mjolnir
I generally just use the 'Home' button on my...

I generally just use the 'Home' button on my keyboard.
Forum: The Tech Zone 08-09-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 761
Posted By Major Mjolnir
I used a MiFi 2200 (3G) for a number of years in...

I used a MiFi 2200 (3G) for a number of years in addition to my phone - great little device. The thing I liked most about it was that I could use the native app that came with it to type and send...
Forum: Edible & Non-Edible Plants 08-09-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 33,092
Posted By Major Mjolnir
Welcome to the forum, nice post. Ricegrass,...

Welcome to the forum, nice post. Ricegrass, several other grasses as well as other uncommon 'food' plants in the posts and thread here:...
Forum: Food and water 08-08-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,871
Posted By Major Mjolnir
Diamond Crystal® Kosher Salt is packaged with...

Diamond Crystal® Kosher Salt is packaged with salt from the same Cargill/Alberger process.
Forum: Food and water 08-01-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,871
Posted By Major Mjolnir
It's important to note that too much sugar...

It's important to note that too much sugar (glucose) can potentially aggravate the situation. As Zeke pointed out above the potassium, acetate and follow up zinc tablet provides a more complete...
Forum: Food and water 07-31-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,871
Posted By Major Mjolnir
Prolonged diarrhea kills a lot of people in 3rd...

Prolonged diarrhea kills a lot of people in 3rd World countries, especially children, and will do so here after a 'teotwawki' event. There are several on this board more versed in the subject than I,...
Forum: Food and water 07-31-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,871
Posted By Major Mjolnir
We keep several salt blocks, both with and...

We keep several salt blocks, both with and without added minerals for the livestock and each household has 'cooking' salt. I don't LTS and don't plan to use salt for preservation methods so I feel...
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 8,836
Posted By Major Mjolnir
Could you perhaps link to a data source? In 2017...

Could you perhaps link to a data source? In 2017 FBI crime data I d/l and collated today from here: https://ucr.fbi.gov/crime-in-the-u.s/2017/crime-in-the-u.s.-2017/downloads/download-printable-files...
Forum: Food and water 07-29-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,011
Posted By Major Mjolnir
Pigs can certainly eat them and for those of us...

Pigs can certainly eat them and for those of us for whom horses will be a central theme after the "Event", so can the equine members of the family.
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-29-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 664
Posted By Major Mjolnir
My horses eat them readily as do cows and I've...

My horses eat them readily as do cows and I've heard people say that hogs gobble them up. Not too surprising since hedges of "Maclura pomifera" aka 'Osage Orange' where used to fence livestock before...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-26-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By Major Mjolnir
Let me preface this by saying that I love honey...

Let me preface this by saying that I love honey as much as anyone, especially with peanut butter on whole wheat, and I have no problem trying to minimize the effects of 'chemicals' on pollinators....
Forum: Food and water 07-26-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,650
Posted By Major Mjolnir
"Trifolium repens" aka 'White Clover', like many...

"Trifolium repens" aka 'White Clover', like many plants, especially those in the 'pea' family to which clovers belong, has both cyanogenic and acyanogenic varieties. The theory is that the varieties...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 07-25-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,592
Posted By Major Mjolnir
I am an expert forager in most of the area East...

I am an expert forager in most of the area East of the Mississippi and South of the Ohio and I can tell you for a fact that learning from an 'app', while of some value, is not nearly as effective as...
Forum: Political News and Discussion 07-24-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 4,403
Posted By Major Mjolnir
Mueller is a confused old man.

Mueller is a confused old man.
Forum: Political News and Discussion 07-18-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,081
Posted By Major Mjolnir
Lol, if she wins, which I highly doubt, it'll be...

Lol, if she wins, which I highly doubt, it'll be a 'nail biter' - Go #CocaineMitch
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-16-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By Major Mjolnir
I used to hang them up in the shop rafters in...

I used to hang them up in the shop rafters in potato/onion sacks. If they were already pretty dry when I picked them I would go straight to burlap feed sacks.
Forum: The Tech Zone 07-16-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By Major Mjolnir
In the interest of completeness should someone...

In the interest of completeness should someone search this topic it appears that it is now possible for those who run Win 10 with WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux) installed to use 'rsync' for...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-15-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 6,823
Posted By Major Mjolnir
Yeah, it didn't happen all that often in our own...

Yeah, it didn't happen all that often in our own very, very small 'herd', but my Dad ran with the man who owned the local stock yard and as a youth I often helped this gentleman take care of his...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-14-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 6,823
Posted By Major Mjolnir
Pulled more calves than I care to remember with...

Pulled more calves than I care to remember with hay strings and a tobacco stick. ;)
Forum: The Tech Zone 07-13-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By Major Mjolnir
What app are you using to read your pdfs under...

What app are you using to read your pdfs under Android? Does not Adobe support android? I know they quit with generic linux some time ago.
I use a bat file under windows to add a time stamp with...
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 506
Posted By Major Mjolnir
I care ...as should any decent human being. ...

I care ...as should any decent human being.

@sharkbait "Let them die" - you're worse than the 'commie' in your tag line.
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-13-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By Major Mjolnir
Nice link. One of the things not clear to me is...

Nice link. One of the things not clear to me is if the gmo tree also has the 'forest' genetic profile of the original of growing, relatively quickly, to large girths and 100'+ heights. Perhaps it's...
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 07-12-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,771
Posted By Major Mjolnir
I need to concentrate on some of the old time...

I need to concentrate on some of the old time tools, drills and such. As a collective 'family' my group has hundreds of hand and power tools, geared toward running 14 tractor and trailers out of our...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-11-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 876
Posted By Major Mjolnir
Glad to see the mention of eating the smaller...

Glad to see the mention of eating the smaller pods raw, perhaps as a platter of crudités. The leaves are also edible both raw and cooked - smaller being better.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 07-10-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,157
Posted By Major Mjolnir
In addition to my religious tomes 1 of my named...

In addition to my religious tomes 1 of my named books would be "The Ashley Book of Knots". Off hand I can't think of 4 more complete books that I would chose over self made compilations from the...
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 07-10-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By Major Mjolnir
Back in the early 80s I used to make consumable...

Back in the early 80s I used to make consumable 'stoves' for camping by gluing together a wooden shell and filling it with a semi-solid gel made from alcohol, stearic acid powder and a small amount...
Forum: Food and water 07-01-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,032
Posted By Major Mjolnir
Interesting - do you have a link - I hadn't heard...

Interesting - do you have a link - I hadn't heard of this particular effort.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 06-30-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 38,096
Views: 5,301,845
Posted By Major Mjolnir
Nice, let us know how they taste. Do you know...

Nice, let us know how they taste. Do you know what cultivar or sub-species to which they belong?
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-28-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,817
Posted By Major Mjolnir
If I where to buy a new implement I'd probably go...

If I where to buy a new implement I'd probably go with a Grillo - I like the pictures of your g85d ...on the 'other' forum. :)
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-27-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 925
Posted By Major Mjolnir
From the standpoint of survival almost none of...

From the standpoint of survival almost none of the high protein/fat content foods that we grow or gather in temperate N. America need pollination. Those fruits and veggies that do would be more...
Forum: Kentucky 06-27-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,383
Posted By Major Mjolnir
User @Jack Swilling could very well be correct...

User @Jack Swilling could very well be correct but I suggest you call a Ky. State Police post before entering the State to be sure. As far as I can tell to be eligible for 'Permitless carry' one must...
Forum: Kentucky 06-27-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,383
Posted By Major Mjolnir
I don't believe so. For instance to be able to...

I don't believe so. For instance to be able to 'carry' concealed in several other States, I must go ahead and get a permit to be legal in places that have reciprocity agreements with Ky.
Forum: Kentucky 06-27-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,383
Posted By Major Mjolnir
Constitutional carry legal THIS morning in the...

Constitutional carry legal THIS morning in the great State of Kentucky!
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 06-25-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,301
Posted By Major Mjolnir
Exactly. ...

Exactly. https://www.survivalistboards.com/showpost.php?p=19591090&postcount=5
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-22-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 850
Posted By Major Mjolnir
I don't believe so. I belong to his forum but...

I don't believe so. I belong to his forum but I've never asked him about it.
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-21-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 6,823
Posted By Major Mjolnir
Nice resource. I greatly enjoy reading books such...

Nice resource. I greatly enjoy reading books such as this one. The first part on storing mangel-wurzel, caught my attention. Every year I 'plan' to grow them but so far have been too lazy to do so....
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-21-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By Major Mjolnir
Again, I agree it's possible but just highly...

Again, I agree it's possible but just highly unlikely.

We actually (directly) consume a pretty small part of the production of the +/- 90M acres of corn farmed each year in meal, chips, syrup and...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-20-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 6,823
Posted By Major Mjolnir
This has been a very interesting thread. I...

This has been a very interesting thread. I learned to harness and till with a team more than 55 years ago. My Grandfather and Dad made sure that I learned the procedure even though we had access to...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-19-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,032
Posted By Major Mjolnir
Interesting video. The potato picker looks to be...

Interesting video. The potato picker looks to be a Checchi Magli SP50V or some version of it: https://www.checchiemagli.com/en/machines/potato-digger-sp50v/
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-18-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By Major Mjolnir
On March 1, 2019 we had 8.60 billion bushels of...

On March 1, 2019 we had 8.60 billion bushels of corn, 2.72 billion bushels of soybeans and 1.59 billion bushels of wheat in storage on farms and in commercial facilities in the U.S....
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