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