While owning a small farm that is just for your family and enjoyment does not require all the huge, expensive equipment of big, commercial farms, there are still going to be some smaller pieces you will want and need to make your life much easier. Luckily, you can get a small tractor or ATV and some attachments to get the work done and save you from having to do a lot of the manual labor.
27 August 2018
Maintaining a large amount of land, such as a yard that takes up more than a half an acre, can be a bit of a challenge whether in a residential neighborhood or an agricultural setting. Having the right equipment, such as quality mowers and other supplies, can make maintaining a large plot of land a lot easier. Still, there are some tips worth keeping in mind to avoid hassles. Sharpen Mower Blades Often
17 January 2017
A skid steer is invaluable for any small farmer or landowner who needs a powerful, versatile piece of machinery to handle multiple tasks. With the various attachments available, it is arguably the one piece of equipment that can handle it all. Here's a look at eight of the most useful attachments on the market. 6-In-1 Bucket This attachment does it all. Whether you need to demolish something and carry away the debris, grapple small trees and drag them, or level a building site, this attachment can help you.
3 October 2016
If you've just purchased your child's first horse, you might not be familiar with equine colic. Unfortunately, that could pose a threat to your horse. Colic is a serious health issue that can affect any horse, regardless of age, sex, or breed. Colic can cause severe pain and if left untreated, it can lead to death. There are several different types of colic, including: Gas colic – gas collects in the bowels and can cause bowel distention Obstructive colic – caused by impaction in the bowels or through the digestion of sand Twisted gut – caused by the physical twisting of the intestines With care, you can reduce the chances of your horse developing colic.
9 June 2016
If you want to have a greener lawn, you can be sure that you are going to need a good sprinkler system. You may even want to upgrade the sprinkler system you have if it is outdated and you want it to be more efficient and easy to use. There are also things like grey water that can be integrated into your irrigation design. Here are some tips to help make your lawn greener with modern irrigation solutions:
25 November 2015
Boxwood hedges can look stunning and classy as a part of your landscape -- but only when you are able to keep them neat and orderly. If you don't have a lot of experience trimming hedges, this may seem quite challenging. You can't just grab the tree shears and dive in and expect to get a good result. To ensure your hedges end up looking beautiful and not ragged, adhere to these three tips.
23 September 2015
Wood chippers may be a necessary piece of equipment if you are in the tree trimming or removal business, but they can also be rather dangerous to operate without the appropriate safety features. In fact, OSHA reported that between 1996 and 2005, at least 39 people were killed by wood chippers on the job. If you are like a lot of commercial business owners, you will look for used equipment when you can to save on costs, and finding used wood chippers for sale is a good way to save a lot of money.
23 September 2015
Whether you are transporting your horses to a new stable or you are taking them to a horse show, you'll want to make sure that you take the proper precautions to ensure their safety and health while on the road. Here are a few things you can do to care for your horses while they are in transit. Invest In Alfalfa Cubes Alfalfa cubes are portable and safe for horses, making them ideal for traveling.
23 September 2015
Finding a great deal on a horse trailer, especially one with all the bells and whistles, can be the answer to many years of searching. For horse owners who aren't professional horse people, a trailer is a significant investment in the equine lifestyle without the benefit of a tax write-off, so many of them delay the purchase until they find a very affordable model. Those who take horses to shows, fairs and rodeo game nights typically have their minds set on trailers specifically designed for horses.
21 September 2015
If you don't have a lot of space and decided to turn the majority of your backyard into a patio for guests to enjoy, chances are good that you are not going to have adequate room for a garden. This is important because you might find it difficult to continue your hobby as a rose gardener or other gardener without this space. One way to deal with the situation is to start a container garden; plant all of your flowers or other plants in containers and arrange them to your satisfaction outside on the patio.
17 September 2015