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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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