It's All About the Fertilizer

Fertilization is a key component in the treatment and care of any lawn, garden, or farm. As we’ve detailed in the past on our blog, what goes into ...
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How to Care for Fruit Trees

Many Americans have fallen in love with growing a fruit tree in their gardens, especially to compliment any nut trees they may have on the property...
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Top 3 List: How to prepare for Winter.

As winter is just around the corner in the midwest. I share the top 3 things to help get ready for winter. 1. Have at least one week of feed on the...
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Gift Cards are Now Avaliable!

Gift Cards are now available. To celebrate the holidays, when you buy one $50 gift card, you can get a $10 gift card for free. A gift card is email...
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5 Principles of Ethical Growing

If you are growing, you need to be sure that you are doing it ethically. If you don't, you won't just feel bad about your operation. Your customers...
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Common Rural Pests and the Dangers They Bring

While living outside of the city provides many benefits, it also has its challenges. You'll notice that the further away you live from the city, th...
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Simple Wings Recipe

Need some inspiration for how to cook your Farmer Brad chicken wings?  
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Neighbor Harvests Corn

My Neighbor harvested their corn the other night. I figured it would make some neat drone footage. Leave some comments letting me know what you thi...
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Featured for #nationalFarmerDay on BigR stores' instagram

BigR is a store that blankets Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Wisconsin. They were kind enough to feature me in a post on their instagram.  ...
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5 Things to Look for When Deciding Where to Board a Horse

Having a horse is a wonderful opportunity to share the bond of a lifetime, but they take a lot of work. They need lots of space for daily exercise,...
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Top 5 Homestead Youtube Channels you should be watching

Here are some homestead channels you should be watching. These are listed in order of most to least number of subscribers as of 10-5-18.

1. Wranglerstar (1.1 million)
2. Justin Rhodes (332k)
3. SSL Family Dad (105k)
4. Homesteady (57k)
5. Hope this Works (567)

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4 Invisible Dangers Threatening Your Plants

You love your garden and your crops. Like any good farmer, you have probably taken steps to prevent birds and animals from eating all of your plant...
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How to Control High Tunnel Lights Remotely via Wifi

Since I installed the solar panel to get power out to the high tunnel, I have wanted to get insight into how much power the lights were drawing and...
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The Last of the Arches

This is the 11th video in the high tunnel build series. In this video I add the last 3 arches to the gothic high tunnel.
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Press Release: EQIP Grant Funded for High Tunnel

High tunnels are unheated, plastic-covered structures that provide an intermediate level of environmental protection and control compared to open field conditions and heated greenhouses. $7,328.00 was funded to cover the costs with building and installing the high tunnel kit.

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