Recent Blog Posts

  • Understanding Bedding Types and Their Benefits

    February 1, 2018
    Bedding is more than just a floor covering for your livestock. It provides cushioning and comfort for good rest, helps insulate against cold and drafts and absorbs moisture to keep your animals dry. But how do bedding types differ and which is best for your animals?
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  • Farming Through the Winter Freeze

    January 15, 2018
    Winter is no vacation from farming – there are essential tasks that all farmers need to do throughout the winter to ensure a productive and profitable spring.
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  • How To Manage Winter Pests

    December 15, 2017
    Warm homes become extremely attractive to pests when winter comes. While during the summer you’re worried about the pest that are outdoors, too often we forget about the winter and what can possibly come indoors.
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  • Winterizing Your Barn

    December 1, 2017
    It is essential to protect your barn from winter storms, and doing so will help keep your equipment safe and your livestock healthy through the long winter months.
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  • Everything You Need to Know About Horse Blankets

    November 15, 2017
    There are many different types and purposes for horse owners to use horse blankets for their horse. You can’t just use any old blanket as many traditional blankets won’t fit or suit the purpose. Horse blankets come in different sizes, colors, and are made out of variety of materials.
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  • Barn Winterization Checklist

    November 1, 2017
    Whether you farm just a few acres, raise any type of livestock or oversee a large commercial agricultural operation, your barn is a critical structure in winter. It shelters your stock from cold, protects your gear from snow and ice and stores supplies for storms.
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  • How Supplements Can Benefit Your Horse

    October 15, 2017
    Ideally, a natural grazing diet would meet all of your horse's nutritional needs, but that isn't always possible or practical. How, then, do you know if supplements are necessary, which ones may be best and how they can benefit your horse?
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  • Fall Garden Clean Up is Spring Preparation

    October 1, 2017
    Every good gardener knows that there is a season for everything. The best gardeners know how to make each season count. What if I told you that cleaning up your garden will help prepare you for spring in more ways than you ever imagined?
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  • Bird Feeding Tips for Fall

    September 15, 2017
    As the last heat wave of summer fades, bird feeders are disappearing from backyards. Most bird lovers assume that as the weather cools and mass migration sweeps in, their beloved winged friends don't need human assistance in finding food; they can forage for it themselves.
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  • The Importance of Fats in Horse Nutrition

    September 1, 2017
    It is well known even to non-horse people that horses are herbivores, but just grazing or feeding a horse a diet of hay alone will not provide them the proper nutrition.
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