How to Know What Fertilizer to Use on Your Farm

How to Know What Fertilizer to Use on Your Farm

Finding the right fertilizer might require you to think outside the bag. With all the products available today, it can prove frustrating to find the best for your budget and operation, but with some testing and research, you can make an informed decision moving forward. It starts with an overview of your options.

We'll detail three commercial fertilizers and two organic alternatives for your fields. Whether you choose diammonium phosphate or manure, you have solutions.

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Tips for Keeping Pests Away from Crops and Livestock

Tips for Keeping Pests Away from Crops and Livestock

You can't reason with pests. They'll eat your crops and harm your livestock without a second thought — if they ever gave it a first. What you can do is protect your property against them, and you have a wide selection of options which ensure the security of your plants and animals.

We'll detail five of those options below, walking you through ways to keep pests from disrupting your operation.

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The Beginners Guide To Raising Backyard Chickens

The Beginners Guide To Raising Backyard Chickens

So, you’d like to get started raising chickens? Be sure you’re fully ready to commit and there is a lot of work that goes into owning your own flock!

Preparing your backyard to raise chickens, choosing the right breeds and making sure your chickens are happy and healthy can be a difficult task for beginners and first time chicken owners. Luckily, we’ve put together a handy mini-guide to help people like you get started.

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Three Fantastic Ways to Grow Your Farming Revenue

Three Fantastic Ways to Grow Your Farming Revenue

When you’re working in the farming industry, you want to make sure that you grow your revenue in all directions. By doing this, you can secure the future of your company and make sure you always have the profits to stay afloat and indeed remain healthy on the market. But how do you do this? Well, there are numerous strategies you can take here to make sure that your revenue is larger than the rest, beating the competition while continuing to keep costs low.

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An Insight in to Farm Life

An Insight in to Farm Life

For all of you budding potential farmers out there, we’re speaking to you. Because for all that you might think farm life is, there’s a lot about it that you just might not know about. But for some reason, the idea of owning and running a farm is one that’s becoming much more appealing to a lot of people. There’s money to be made in it, and it’s a lifelong self sustaining career that will always be like a cash cow. Granted, it is hard to set up, maintain, and to deal with when things do start going wrong, but for the most part, owning a farm is always going to be a good idea. But, before you start to do anything, you need to have a bit of an insight in to farm like. It’s not always going to be what you might think, which is why we’re here to talk to you today. Here are some of the highs and lows that you might have to face.

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Living off Your Land: Farming Hacks You can Bring Home

Living off Your Land: Farming Hacks You can Bring Home

Farming is a wonderful career and it is something which can make a whole family thrive for generations upon generations. If you have ever thought about farming yourself but have never had the time or resources to do it, you can still enjoy the fruits of a farming lifestyle in your own home. Here are a few ways that you can live off your own land and create a symbiotic relationship with your home and garden this year.

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3 Incredible Farming Businesses You Haven't Considered

3 Incredible Farming Businesses You Haven't Considered

If you own farmland or you’re thinking about purchasing a farm, then you might already have a clear picture of how you are going to use it and what you are going to use it for. Perhaps, you’re going to grow crops, or maybe you’re going to farm livestock. You could even be considering starting a dairy farm with a full herd of milk cows. But these are actually just a couple of the possibilities for farming you can consider. There are various others you may want to think about that could be beneficial, profitable and perhaps even help those in need. Let’s look at a few of the options and make sure that you are maximizing the potential of your farm.

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Getting the Barn Ready for the Winter

Getting the Barn Ready for the Winter

If you’ve got a barn on your hands, there’s a good chance you dedicate 50% of your life to keeping it in good nick. You’ve got animals in there that rely on you for everything, and you’ve got to keep all the tools in a tidy spot to make sure you’re never buying a new rake every other month! But there’s a little more work coming up for you this year.

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How to Perfect Bulk Storage on Your Farm

How to Perfect Bulk Storage on Your Farm

Running a successful and efficient farm can require storing significant amounts of materials. Whether you’re storing fertilizer, seeds or a portion of your product, it is important to take proper storage seriously.

Having efficient and safe ways to store things on your farm is the key to maximizing reliable production and profit, and it can also help make your day-to-day work easier. Here are five simple tips for perfecting bulk storage on your farm.

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