Run-In Shelters Vs. Box Stalls For Horses: Pros And Cons

There's much debate on which style of shelter is best for horses—run-in shelters or box stalls—but the safest course of action is always choosing the style that best suits your needs and the needs of your horses. Run-in shelters are roofed units with three walls and an open front that allows your horses to move in and out at will. Box stalls are enclosed individual stalls that can be implemented in an existing run-in shelter or barn. [Read More]

Looking For The Best Methods To Expand And Grow Your Garden? Look Into These Things

If you have decided that you want to take your small farm and turn it into something larger, and potentially turn it into a business, there are some things you want to consider. There are a variety of ways that you can farm more efficiently, and that you can cut down the costs to farmers. Here are some of the things that you want to look into so you can be sure that you are getting the things that your crops need, but without polluting the crops: [Read More]

3 Ways To Make Production Less Labor Intensive On Your New Organic Farm

Starting a new organic farm for profit? Here's how to make the production process a little less labor-intensive overall: Create Extra-Wide Pathways When designing the gardening plots throughout your farm, it's important to make the pathways a priority because they will be used on a consistent basis to tend to the plants and harvest food. While a walkway to travel with a wheelbarrow or a bucket on may suit your needs now while your farm is in its infancy, what kind of labor load will you be looking at in the years to come? [Read More]

Five Natural Methods For Controlling Insect Pests In The Garden

Gardeners know that even with the best gardening techniques, sometimes insect pests invade the garden and wreck havoc with flowers and vegetables. They aren't trying to make your life miserable, of course, but are just doing what comes naturally to them and enjoying a tasty meal. Getting rid of them can be a challenge, especially if you are opposed to using nasty chemical pesticides in your garden. The good news is, there are several ways you can keep insect pests under control without using harsh chemicals in your garden. [Read More]