Recent Blog Posts

  • Barn Winterization Checklist

    December 1, 2017
    Whether you farm just a few acres, raise any type of livestock or oversee a large commercial agricultural operation, your barn is a critical structure in winter. It shelters your stock from cold, protects your gear from snow and ice and stores supplies for storms.
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  • Helping Physically Challenged Pets

    October 1, 2017
    Every pet owner wants their animal companion – no matter what its breed or species – to live a long, happy life. Unfortunately, even the best cared for pets can develop special needs and physical handicaps that limit their abilities.
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  • How to Prune Fruit Trees

    October 1, 2017
    When it comes to fruit trees there is nothing more important than pruning. Pruning your tree will be essential in getting off to the right start. If fruit trees are left unpruned, they may struggle in growth.
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  • Tips To Prevent Barn Flies

    June 1, 2017
    With summertime in full swing, it means there are longer days and more time you can spend outside with your barn animals. However, summertime and warm weather also means that flies begin to reproduce and will start tormenting your livestock.
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  • Litter Box Training Tips for Rabbits

    January 15, 2017
    Rabbits have the potential to be very domestic creatures given proper care and training. Like cats, rabbits can be litter trained which is why many owners choose not to cage them and allow them to run free around the house. The notion that rabbits are dirty creatures is a common misconception.
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  • Rabbit Tips: The 4-Square Philosophy for Success

    March 15, 2016
    With research and suggestions from rabbit owners and breeders across the nation, Purina has identified the 4-Square Philosophy for Success to help you care for your animals the best you can.
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  • Recycling Down on the Farm

    May 1, 2015
    Everyone knows the value of recycling, but the more creative the recycling down on the farm, the more farmers can save both money and materials by meeting their equipment needs in unique and sustainable ways. Compost Composting is the easiest and most familiar type of farm recycling.
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  • Rainwater Harvesting

    December 1, 2014
    I first discovered rainwater harvesting one summer a long time ago when I was still a teenager. I came home from summer football practice to find my father fiddling with a plastic barrel. I asked what it was for and he told me your mother wants to use rainwater for the gardens.
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  • Installing Rubber Stall Mats

    December 1, 2014
    Having rubber stall mats offers your barn and stables a more efficient way of managing your horse. The firm surface of any rubber stall mat makes it easier to clean up manure, soiled bedding, and can reduce the amount of bedding you currently use saving you time and money.
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  • Tips to Prevent Barn Fires

    May 1, 2014
    Just as in our homes, the same fire prevention awareness should be taken in barns to prevent loss of life and livelihood. The tips below can assist in preventing a fire.
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