Many fencing systems exist, and selection depends on animals, grazing management plans, long-term goals and budget. Learn which is right for you.
Farm machinery can be complicated, and even if it’s not, you might forget how to perform infrequent maintenance tasks. Manuals are the best resource for operational and other data.
Overgrazing can be a concern, especially for small farms with limited grazing areas. Here’s what you need to promote regrowth through rotation.
Rocks are generally a nuisance on farms, but if you have lots of them around, why not embrace that fact and put them to good use? Here are some ideas.
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.