Recent Blog Posts

  • Winter WildBird Feeding 101

    February 15, 2019
    Late fall and winter provide a new set of challenges for our feathered friends. Most of the lush vegetation, full of berries and seeds, has withered away. In addition, most insects are either dead or dormant and the heavy snows will soon bury most natural sources of wild bird food.
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  • Chicken Coop Makeover

    February 1, 2019
    Chicken coops used to be a simple homemade structures built out of chicken wire and some wood with a sturdy roof. Today, chicken coops have become so elaborate that the size and complexity of them can rival that of a modern human home.
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  • Winter Cow Care

    January 16, 2019
    Cows can easily adapt to different seasons, but they can still suffer during the harshest winter months, losing condition and becoming less productive. By practicing good winter cow care, however, you can protect your herd from the dangers of the season and ensure they reach spring in top form.
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  • How Long Should Pets Be Outdoors In Winter

    January 1, 2019
    Many pets love to be outdoors, but the cold, wet, windy conditions of winter can be dangerous, even fatal if pets are kept outside too long.
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  • Best Ways to Get Rid of and Prevent Fleas and Ticks

    December 16, 2018
    Fleas and ticks are no one's favorite guests, but dealing with these pests is an inevitable part of pet ownership. Fortunately, there are easy ways to get rid of fleas and ticks and prevent them from coming back.
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  • Shop Local This Holiday Season

    December 1, 2018
    Whether you need to purchase gifts, greeting cards, dinner fixin's, baked goods, twinkle lights, decorations or even just some extra chairs, a new welcome mat, spare bedding or one more air mattress, the holiday season can seem like it's all about shopping.
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  • Pay close attention to winter nutrition for your cattle

    November 16, 2018
    Taking shortcuts on your cattle nutrition during the winter months could be risk next year’s calf crop, this year’s weaning weights and the long-term viability of your herd.
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  • A Beginner's Guide to Raising Goats

    November 1, 2018
    Goats are the golden animals of agriculture. Versatile and valuable, they are bred and raised both for fun and for profit. Their independent, spirited nature is often a challenge for beginners to contend with, but their affectionate tendencies make raising them a reward.
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  • Preparing Your Garden For The Colder Months Ahead

    October 15, 2018
    Autumn is right around the corner and for gardeners, this means winter is not too far behind. As winter begins to get closer and the temperature begins to slowly drop it’s important to take action now to prepare your garden for the colder months that lie ahead.
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  • How To Pick The Right Puppy For your Next Hunting Dog

    October 1, 2018
    Picking the right puppy to be your next hunting dog can be an exciting time. It’s a time to bring in a new member of the family that will in many ways help bring you joy. However, bringing a new puppy into your home to be your next hunting dog is also a huge and long-term commitment.
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