Sometimes, the most useful tool a farmer can have isn’t a powerful machine or a tried-and-true hand tool. It’s meticulous farm recordkeeping.
Planting trees from large pots can be difficult, but it need not be an insurmountable challenge as a simple wooden ramp can make moving heavy trees easier.
Are the apples on your trees starting to ripen? Here are four steps to prepare for a successful (and hopefully bountiful) apple harvesting season.
It’s important to keep proper weight distribution in mind when loading a single-axle trailer, otherwise your towing vehicle may struggle to pull the load.
I’ve long been a proponent of keeping vintage tractors in use around farms. But some old tractors … well, they’re a little too vintage, even for me.
Don’t assume the tires on your farm machines are properly inflated just because you checked them “a while back.” Regularly checking the PSI is important.
Whenever a major seasonal farm project rolls around, it’s wise to test any necessary equipment beforehand in case any unforeseen issues need fixing.
It’s time I got my blueberry bushes the right acidity to produce more blueberries. But that’s easier said than done, as my new soil tester informs me.
Have deer been breaching your orchard fence? Give the bottom a thorough examination. Perhaps deer are going under the fence rather than over it.