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Prune Apple Trees for Easier Orchard Mowing

An orchard full of mature apple trees is quite pleasant, but low-hanging branches can complicate or prevent mowing. A little pruning can make a big difference.

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Farm Tools as Family Heirlooms? You Bet

Don’t discount the idea of heirloom tools. Some old tools I recently found on a family property are going back into service, and I find them just as special and meaningful as any other type of heirlooms.

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Why You Need an Air Compressor on Your Farm

Air compressors of various sizes and strengths can refill small and large tires as well as power other equipment. Having an air compressor can save hobby farmers a lot of time and trouble.