18 September 2018
Owning a farm is something that many people aspire to, and with hard work, that dream can become a reality. But after you purchase your first farm, you will also have to think about the different types of equipment that you will need to help operate your farm. One of the most important pieces of equipment for a new farm owner is a reliable tractor. Many tractors are very versatile and can be used for a variety of purposes on a farm.
4 January 2017
You don't have to be a construction manager overseeing a huge site to know how valuable a skid steer loader can be. These small but highly effective machines are visible anywhere you see a construction project, and for good reason. Even if you have just a couple of acres of land and are planning on starting a major project, a skid steer loader can be a Swiss Army Knife of sorts that will make your job that much easier.
6 October 2016
If you recently purchased a piece of farmland and have never planted crops before, the following instructions will assist you if you decide to plant a vegetable garden on part of the property. Once seeds, mulch, and fertilizer are added to the ground, you can look forward to harvesting a supply of fresh vegetables once the crops have matured. Materials measuring tape ground-marking paint rake shovel wheelbarrow garden tiller garden hoe hydroseeder water hose seeds mulch fertilizer topsoil Measure and Mark the Land and Remove Debris and Sod
10 June 2016
Your work boots are a major investment, so it makes sense to take care of them. Leather work boots get a lot of hard wear, but with a little bit of daily maintenance and occasional deeper cleaning, you can help them last a long time. The following tips can help. Tip #1: Keep them clean After a long day of work, the last thing you may want to deal with is cleaning your boots.
19 November 2015
Alfalfa cubes are a popular choice for feeding horses, but they aren't without their own special considerations. While some horses can chew alfalfa cubes without any problems, there are some horses who will likely need some help chewing and digesting the cubes. The most common way to help your horse eat alfalfa cubes is to soak them in water. This softens the alfalfa and makes it easier to eat. If you're new to owning horses, here's a look at what you should know about soaking alfalfa cubes.
27 October 2015
A cone crusher is a type of crusher that is mostly used to crush medium to hard types of material, like sand, gravel, quarried material, or building materials. But all cone crushers are not the same, as there are several types, and the following guide will teach you about the different kinds of cone crushers so that you can choose one that will work best for your needs. Compound Crushers
24 October 2015
If you've got a relatively large yard that has a significant number of trees in it, a wood chipper might come in handy. Understanding the different considerations involved when choosing this type of equipment will help you narrow down exactly which is the best wood chipper for your purposes. Potential Benefits Wood chippers can be used to turn branches that have fallen into the yard into wood chips, which can then be used as mulch, saving you from having to purchase this garden supply or having to hire someone to clear this type of debris from your yard.
22 October 2015
If you've been thinking of getting an outdoor water feature such as a fountain for your yard, but you've avoided it due to drought, you might want to reconsider. With the drought in the western United States reaching epic proportions—so bad that even forecasts of heavy rain for winter note the drought still won't be over—outdoor water sources for birds and other wildlife have dried up. By installing outdoor fountains or other water features in your yard, you can help that wildlife stay alive.
20 October 2015
Most renters and landowners have had to deal with an overly enthusiastic neighbor at some point, but what can you do when that neighbor begins building or landscaping on your own property? This is especially common in rural areas, where properties tend to be sprawling and ill-defined, but even urban residents can be shocked to wake up one morning and discover a new garden shed or downed tree in their yard.
17 October 2015
There are several options available to remove a tree from your property. Which option works for you depends on your budget and the placement of the tree. Here are some of the most popular methods and the pros and cons of each. Chainsaw The use of a chainsaw is a quick method of removing trees. A chainsaw features a hydraulic pump that helps with the speed of cutting the tree. It is ideal for cutting larger trees.