Changing The Oil On A Tractor You Don't Use Often


Tractors are so helpful, but they're not always needed every week or month. It's not unusual for a tractor to sit in storage for a while. If you've bought a tractor that you tend not to use a lot, except at specific times of the year, you need to know how to maintain it properly so that its days and weeks of idleness don't leave a lasting mark. One issue you need to be aware of is changing the oil.

6 April 2020

Feeding Your Small Dairy Herd? Tips For Providing Consistent Nutrition For Each Animal


Maintaining the health of your dairy cows is the best way to ensure they will be able to stay productive in a herd environment. Adequate nutrition, delivered in a consistent manner, is known to help dairy cows produce sufficient milk to supply customers or raise a healthy, fast-growing calf, while maintaining their own physical health. Even more important is the fact that nutrition plays a huge role in the ability of a dairy cow to breed successfully, gestate a growing fetus, and then handle the rigors of calving without experiencing complications.

15 November 2019

Tips For Buying A New Tractor


A tractor is an essential piece of equipment for a farm. It can be used to do a lot of things like maintain your yard and fields as well as lift and move heavy bundles of hay or feed. There are many choices in tractors, so there is a suitable model for every type of farm. That makes buying the right one for you a little intimidating. Here are some tips for choosing your new tractor.

28 May 2018

3 Things To Check Before Buying A Used Tractor For Your Homestead


The homesteading life is all about sustaining yourself and your family with the land that you have, which usually means you are responsible for growing and maintaining crops, whether it is wheat, vegetables, or otherwise. All this work would be possible without a tractor, but a tractor will definitely make life on the homestead a little easier. Most new homesteaders seek out a used tractor for sale to use on their property but buying used can come along with some concerns.

17 May 2018

Could Your Farm Benefit From A Drip Irrigation System?


Farming—no matter the scale—requires you to constantly monitor the resources you are putting into the ground to ensure that the harvest growing from it is valuable enough to generate a profit. This includes everything from seeds and fertilizers to the labor you invest in sowing your crops. Water is also an important resource, and it is one that has become increasingly expensive in the last decade or so. Thanks to the long-term droughts occurring in several parts of the country and the increased demand growing population centers impose, many farmers are unable to even access enough water to tend their crops—no matter what they are willing to pay.

19 January 2017

3 Signs You Should Buy Commercial Landscaping Equipment For Your Residential Property


When you think about buying a lawn mower or other lawn equipment for your residential property, you might think about going to your local home and garden store to get it. However, there is a chance that buying commercial equipment might be an even better choice, even if you aren't technically going to be doing any commercial jobs with it. These are a few signs that you should consider buying commercial landscaping equipment for your residential property.

9 January 2017

The Push, Pull, Drag Sale: Showing What Skid Steer Attachments Can Do


In farming, skid steers can do dozens of daily chores and tasks and make short work of them. However, it may be difficult to convince farmers to purchase any skid steer attachment online without showing what the attachments can do. Here are a few modern-day sales tricks that can help. Demo Videos Nothing convinces a farmer faster that he/she needs a new skid steer attachment like a demo video. Make sure the demo video is totally relatable.

28 December 2016

Transform the Fenced-In Portion of Your Backyard into a Dog Park


If you will be operating a dog-sitting business from your home next summer and would like to make improvements to the fenced-in portion of your backyard in order to provide the dogs in your care with a safe, alluring place to exercise and play, complete the steps below. Once you have finished the project, pets that are dropped off at your home will be provided with a suitable dog park, and each pet's owner may feel more confident about leaving their dog in your care.

15 December 2016

How To Prevent An Argument With Your Neighbors When Installing A Fence


If you are thinking about installing a fence around your property line, you are probably looking forward to adding a bit of safety, security, and privacy to your property. However, one thing that you might be worried about is how your neighbors will react. You might be worried that your neighbors will be bothered by the idea of you installing a fence, but luckily, there are a few ways that you can help prevent that from happening.

12 December 2016