Recent Blog Posts

  • Repair Fencing, Stalls, and Barn Walls

    November 1, 2019
    No matter what type of livestock you keep or how many animals you are responsible for, safety and security always need to be top concerns to protect their welfare.
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  • Organizing and Cleaning the Barn

    November 1, 2019
    With different animals moving back and forth, seasonal changes for equipment use and storage, and the ever-changing needs of livestock and new agricultural practices, your barn can quickly get cluttered, disorganized, and dirty.
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  • The Importance of Fats in Horse Nutrition

    October 1, 2019
    It is well known even to non-horse people that horses are herbivores, but just grazing or feeding a horse a diet of hay alone will not provide them the proper nutrition.
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  • Caring For Your Yard in the Fall

    October 1, 2019
    The picturesque verdant lawn with accompanying garden, rife with eclectic herbs, flowers and vegetables…this is the image most elicited upon hearing the word “lawn,” but oftentimes, depending on your climate, that phase of a lawn's life cycle may only last a few months.
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  • Getting Soil Samples and Hay Analysis

    September 1, 2019
    The quality of your soil directly impacts the quality of the hay and other forage you can grow for your horses, cattle, sheep, llamas, and other grazing livestock.
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  • Seeding and Fertilizing Pastures

    September 1, 2019
    Is your pasture worn out and patchy? Is the cover thin and are unwanted plants encroaching on the space? Are your animals’ needs not being met when they graze?
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  • Switching Horse Feeds Safely

    August 1, 2019
    Your horse’s dietary needs will change throughout its life, but it can be tricky to switch horse feeds safely without stressing the animal or causing digestive upsets or nutritional imbalances.
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  • Stop the Fleas and Ticks

    August 1, 2019
    Fleas and ticks can be a big problem, not just for pets or livestock, but for humans as well. Fortunately, it is possible to stop fleas and ticks from being a bother, and there are many steps you can take to keep these pests away and prevent infestations before they start.
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  • Vegetables to Plant in Midsummer

    July 1, 2019
    Planting in midsummer is all about thinking ahead for a great fall harvest. Season gardeners understand the importance of starting early and always planning ahead. Planting takes time and patience in all aspects of gardening.
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  • General Fly Control for Property, Yards and Farm

    July 1, 2019
    Flies can be more than just a nuisance, they can actually be dangerous to you, your animals, your garden and your crops. There are dozens of types of flies that can mean trouble, but fortunately, it is no trouble to take simple steps to control all sorts of fly populations around your property.
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