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In every edition of The Old Farmer's Almanac is a short astrology section with the Secrets of the Zodiac and The Man of Signs.

From the beginning, The Old Farmer's Almanac has been calculated on astronomy, not astrology. But just as we include a few pages of astrology in each edition today, so too did Robert B. Thomas (our founder) include an annual page about the Signs of the...

Here are 2014 dates for setting chicken eggs by the Moon's sign. According to tradition, this age-old practice will produce chickens that are healthier and mature faster.

We are all influenced when Mercury is in retrograde. See retrograde dates for 2014.

Here are zodiac profiles for gardeners based on the signs.

Here are your pet profiles based on the zodiac signs!

The following are some historically notable wedding events, listed by month.

The days of the week were named by the Romans with the Latin words for the Sun, the Moon, and the five known planets.

The animal designations of the Chinese zodiac follow a 12-year cycle and are always used in the same sequence.

The age-old practice of performing farm chores by the Moon stems from the simple belief that the Moon governs moisture.


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