Are you the owner of a large plot of land? Do you want to make sure that it looks even nicer over the upcoming year? Maintaining larger pieces of land is not always as easy as dealing with small yards. However, the maintenance doesn't have to be all that difficult either. Here are some things to remember: Buy in bulk: In an attempt to save money on maintenance, you may have tried to buy only exactly as much as you needed.
20 October 2016
Buying a wood chipper can be a fantastic purchasing decision if you have a lot of tree limbs and brush to dispose of every year, after the winter storms blow through your property. However, if you have never operated a wood chipper before, then it is important that you understand how to safely operate this powerful piece of machinery. An improperly used wood chipper can cause serious injury to your limbs and can be fatal.
23 January 2016
Tree cutting and removal services are in high demand in many areas, and if you have experience working as a tree cutter or removal specialist for a company, you may feel that it is time to branch out and open up your own business. Running your own tree cutting and removal service can be very rewarding, and more lucrative than working for someone else, but it is important that you take the time to think it through and do things right.
17 January 2016
A million dollar contest helped spur an engineer to develop a drone capable of planting nearly 1 billion trees per year. Now, the same technology that once helped the U.S. military in the Middle East turns its focus to the agricultural fields of the U.S. Helping Farmers While Congress works out the finer details of legislation regarding the use of drones over private property and airspace, several companies are finishing the final touches on the small air-borne machines.
25 May 2015
If you are going to apply for technical jobs, such as engineering, welding, or mining, then you need a resume that accurately reflects your abilities. Here are 3 simple ways to make sure that your resume stands out for the jobs that you want. Keywords First, consider the keywords that a recruiter might look for in your resume. For example, if you are in construction, then you should include all skills and keywords that are important for the industry.
2 February 2015
A tractor is one of the most important pieces of farming equipment a farmer will own; it helps with harvesting, planting, and hauling equipment on the farm and with so many other heavy chores. Because it's so important, a farmer will want to treat it carefully and ensure it's always in good working order. When you take your tractor out after the cold season or after it's been in storage for some time, it's vital that you first check it properly to reduce wear and tear.
26 December 2014
Outdoor pottery is a beautiful way to accent your lawn, patio, and deck, but when winter approaches, there are measures to be taken to protect your outdoor pottery from winter damage. Here, you will learn how to prepare your outdoor pottery for the long, harsh winter. Pottery with Perennials Any pots that you have planted with perennial vegetation must be cared for specifically. You do not want the roots of the plants to become damaged over the winter, nor do you want the pots themselves to become damaged.
21 November 2014
Hispanic farmers are growing in numbers that are double the national average. 77% of Hispanic farmers own their land, meaning their demographic has the highest level of ownership of all farming groups studied. These 67,000+ agricultural operations earn an annual $120,000 each, and are found in every state in the US. That their numbers grew by 21 percent over the past five years, while there was an overall 4 percent decrease in farmers nationwide, speaks to their emerging presence and purchasing power in the agricultural sector.
7 November 2014
Burst sprinkler pipes can make the saintliest person angry. If you don't winterize your sprinkler system, it can be completely ruined. Even when you winterize it properly, you may still find problems when the spring comes again. One of the best ways to prevent problems caused by freezing is to use a freeze drain. Why Winterize? Before getting into the mechanics of a freeze drain, you need to understand the winterization of sprinkler systems.
9 September 2014