Recent Blog Posts

  • Natural Ways to Deter Deer

    June 1, 2017
    Deer may be elegant, attractive wildlife, but they can be some of the worst backyard and garden pests as they damage trees, eat gardens and flowerbeds, trample foliage and leave feces throughout the yard. While fences can be effective at keeping deer away, harsh barriers can also be eyesores.
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  • Tips on Opening Your Pond in the Spring

    March 15, 2017
    When the days lengthen, temperatures rise and the air has that unmistakable balmy feel of spring, you may be eager to open your pond.
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  • Farming Through the Winter Freeze

    February 1, 2017
    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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  • Strategies and Tips for Hunting Whitetails

    October 1, 2016
    Deer hunting season is almost upon us. Many hunters are already visiting their local outdoor shop to pick up the essentials they will need to catch that prized buck near the end of the season.
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  • Tips To Prevent Barn Flies

    August 1, 2016
    With summertime in full swing, it means there are longer days and more time you can spend outside with your barn animals. However, summertime and warm weather also means that flies begin to reproduce and will start tormenting your livestock.
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  • Pond Algae and Water Clarity Issues

    September 1, 2015
    Algae is a natural part of any backyard pond and helps balance the pond's chemical composition and feed the fish, ducks and insects that rely on the pond's ecosystem.
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  • Protecting Your Livestock from the Harsh Winter

    January 15, 2015
    Winter is a dangerous season for livestock and can be devastating to farmers, whether you have just a few hobby animals or a large commercial operation. Fortunately, there are many ways to keep livestock safe and healthy even through the worst winter conditions.
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  • Stink Bugs

    June 15, 2014
    What is a stink bug? What do they eat? How do I get rid of them? Find out all you need to know to keep your garden and home stink bug free this year!
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  • Attracting Wild Turkeys

    November 1, 2013
    Wild turkeys, notoriously picky about their living conditions, require a more specialized environment than many other types of wildlife. You can, however, manage your land to attract and retain wild turkeys by knowing something about their preferred foods and habitat.
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  • Going to Bat Against Bugs

    June 1, 2013
    Try natural biological insect control. The evidence suggests that a typical bat colony can make a difference to those who want to use natural biological insect control as part of their insect control.
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  • Coping with Pest Deer

    June 1, 2012
    Deer have become a major pest of gardens throughout North America, from rural farms to urban parks. People and deer share habitat like never before. How can we keep our garden plants intact, yet live in peace with our hooved neighbors?
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  • Raising Chickens – A Quick Guide to Get Started

    March 1, 2012
    Before you decide if raising chickens is right for you, there are a few things to think about:
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