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Harvey Ussery

Harvey Ussery, author of The Small-Scale Poultry Flock (Chelsea Green, 2011), has been developing his whole-systems poultry husbandry for decades and has been writing about chickens and other fowl for Backyard Poultry since the inception of the magazine in early 2006. He has also written numerous articles for Mother Earth News and Countryside & Small Stock Journal, and has published in American Pastured Poultry Producers Association's newsletter, Grit!, over the years. Ussery has presented at national and local events on poultry, homesteading, and energy and sustainability issues, and maintains a highly informative website, TheModernHomestead.US. He lives with his wife, Ellen, in Virginia. Ussery will be presenting all three days of Common Ground at Noon and 3 p.m.:  Whole Systems Poultry Husbandry each day at Noon in the Livestock Speakers Tent; The Multi-Functional Greenhouse on Friday at 3 p.m. in the Windsor Tent (Ag Demos area); Feeding the Poultry Flock Entirely from Home Resources on Saturday at 3 p.m. in the Livestock Speakers Tent; and Whole Systems Gardening Strategies at 3 p.m. in the Windsor Tent.