Deer are a pretty big issue on my Wisconsin farm, so when I started a new orchard, I knew I’d need to protect the 10 young trees I planted. Here’s the fence I chose.
Websites such as craigslist can often lead you to the used farm equipment that you need or want, but it can take diligence, patience and careful searching.
Put your DIY skills to the test by crafting handmade tools from items found in nature. Here are some examples of how I found that simple, natural tools can be quite handy.
Metal T-posts rank among the most versatile and useful items for any farmer to have on hand. Here are just a few of their many potential uses.
Predators that want to get at your flock are brilliant at finding a way in the coop—so you need to be smart about your chicken fencing.