Gardening Basics: Choosing the Best Fertilizer

Before you begin plowing up land for planting, let me tell you more about choosing the right fertilizer. Follow the advice and get ready to harvest vegetables.

Working With Your Local Agricultural Dealer To Keep Your Farm Running

16 June 2020
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Farms of all sizes and types exist in the U.S., and most of these operations need support from agricultural equipment dealers to get some of the things they need or to keep the equipment they use operating correctly. Finding your local dealer and finding out what they can offer you can help keep your farm operating the way you want it to. Equipment Sales and Service Agricultural equipment dealers often carry several different equipment brands, but they can often get parts for just about anything you are running on the farm. Read More …

Need To Purchase A Spool Trailer For Your Farm? 3 Factors To Consider

11 February 2020
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If you need to purchase a new spool trailer for your farm, you need to think carefully about what features you need so that you purchase a spool trailer that will meet your needs. There are lots of different options and choices when it comes to spool trailers, so having a clearer idea of what you need will help streamline the shopping process. Factor #1: Weight Capacity First, determine how much weight you need your trailer to support. Read More …

“Residence” Farming? Time-Saving Feeding Tips For Growing Calves

24 November 2019
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Building a small farm or homestead today is an expensive process, especially when it is necessary to make improvements and purchase or raise your large livestock, such as cattle. Sometimes called a residence farm, these small operations depend on continued income from full- or part-time employment off the farm in order to keep the household and farm afloat.  In fact, according to information published by the United States Department of Agriculture, residence farming operations far outnumber those where the farm is able to provide all the income needs for the family. Read More …

Purchased A New Small Farm? 3 Types Of Planting Equipment You Need To Purchase

28 May 2018
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If you just purchased a new farm and are going to plant crops, you will need a variety of planting equipment. This will make it much easier for you to get the job done quicker. If this is the first time you have owned a farm, you may not know what you need. To help you, below are three types of planting equipment to get you started. Small Backhoe If you have a tractor that can handle a small backhoe, then you need to purchase one. Read More …

Buying A New Farm And Plan On Having Sheep? Purchase Livestock Panels To Keep The Sheep Confined

12 May 2018
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If you are buying a new farm you likely have to purchase many things; one of these things is livestock panels, if you plan to have sheep on your farm. This will keep the sheep confined to one area and you will not have to worry about them escaping. Below is more information about livestock panels so you can get everything set up for your sheep. Types of Livestock Panels Read More …

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Gardening Basics: Choosing the Best Fertilizer

If you walk into a home and garden shop asking for a bag of fertilizer, be prepared to answer a couple of questions. That's because not all types of fertilizers are equal. I learned that lesson the very first year I planted my backyard garden. My goal was to grow vegetables, so I didn't need fertilizers that were intended to help flowers grow. I did need a product that would add certain nutrients to the soil that were not currently present. Fortunately, the owner of the local feed shop asked me a few questions and was able to direct me to a product that was right for my needs. Before you begin plowing up land for planting, let me tell you more about choosing the right fertilizer. Follow the advice and get ready to harvest enough vegetables to feed your family and still give some away to friends.