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Staying warm during cold weather

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

When temperatures begin creeping below the freezing mark, keeping warm becomes a priority whether you’re working outside, or inside.

Here’s a few tips for keeping warms during those chilly days of winter.

Beat the snow: tips for driving on winter roads

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Winter road conditions can lead to dangerous situations. We could all learn a little from a team of million mile accident-free drivers: America’s Road Team Captains.

Properly field dressing a deer to avoid getting sick

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Properly field dressing a deer can cut the risk of illness. Here’s a few tips to keep your field dressing proper.

How to keep your holiday decorations safe for the family

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

The holiday countdown is on and it’s time to get your house razzle-dazzle ready. But before you do, make sure to check that your lights and decorations are still in good working order after a year in storage.

Roasting a turkey with kosher salt

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

There’s plenty of ways to prepare a turkey for your Thanksgiving Day meal. Some families deep fry turkeys, some brine their turkey over night, while others simply cover the turkey in herbs and butter and roast it in a pan for several hours.

Tips for winterizing cattle operations

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

November is a good time for beef producers to assess their pastures and facilities and take care of some routine tasks to prepare their cattle operations for winter, a Purdue Extension beef specialist said.

How to avoid a dead car battery this winter

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Dreading the winter day when your car won’t start? Here’s a few tips to help avoid having an early-morning freak-out.

Money on the farm: Useful software for farmers

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Whether you’re a farmer, a ranchers or another kind of small business owner, you need software to help untangle your finances. Here’s a software suggestions to help get the ball rolling.

How to rid your home of drafts

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Drafts are often small cracks around windows and doors, but there are many other places where drafts can form. Knowing some of the less visible spots where drafts come from may help you to seal out unwanted cold air more effectively.

Assessing and improving your pasture for 2014

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Assess your pasture land now to make improvements for next season. Here’s how to do that.

Freeze eggs to keep them longer

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Why freeze eggs? Sometimes you have more eggs than you can sell or eat. Finding a way to preserve those little gems is important.

How do I grow vegetables indoors over winter?

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

How do you grow vegetables indoors over winter? Here’s a few pointers on how to do it easily.

Should I control my soybean aphids?

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Soybean growers considering if or when to apply insecticide treatments for aphids need to determine the number of insects present in each field, as well as soybean growth stage.

How do I prevent soil erosion and nutrient runoff?

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

How can you prevent soil erosion and nutrient runoff from your fields? The answer is cover crops. Here’s a short video detailing the benefits of cover cropping.

How do I repair a wire fence?

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Getting your farm ready for winter should include a fence inspection. Here’s how to fix a fence, if you find a break.

How to make a preharvest estimate

Monday, September 2, 2013

Everyone is wondering how their crops stack up this year. Here’s a quick how-to guide for estimating your corn and soybean yields.

Clipping a chicken’s wings

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

With the popularity of backyard chickens increasing, learning how to properly clip a chicken’s wings is becoming important.

How long do vegetable seeds last?

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Saving vegetable can save you money, but how long can vegetable seeds last before becoming duds? We found the answer…

Building a root cellar

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Hobby farmers, urban farmers, gardeners and back-to-the-land survivalists are using root cellars to store vegetables throughout the winter months. Here’s an easy way to make your own.

Get started on Facebook and Twitter

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Facebook: Create a profile Go to http://www.facebook.com/ Under “Sign Up,” enter the following information. Full name (Using your first and last name instead of just a first name or a nickname will help people find you and recognize you. You can always adjust your privacy settings to make yourself more or less visible.) E-mail A […]

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