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18 Top Tips For Farm Security & Safety

If you own a small Homestead, farm or even a large cattle ranch, safety and security are very important. People may trespass on your property by accident or on purpose. Either way, it’s important that you know when people are about and what they’re doing. In this article, we present eighteen important tips to help … Read more

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Top Tips For Choosing The Best Farm Work Clothing

Farming is dirty work, so it only stands to reason that you need a specific and special wardrobe to do your farm chores. You’ll want to stay comfortable, well protected and presentable while you work around your homestead or small farm. In this article, we discuss the most important items of clothing that belong in … Read more

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How To Clear Land For Farming?

When you’re preparing your land for homesteading or for use as a small farm, you’re very likely to need to clear some land. This involves removing unwanted vegetation, underbrush and “trash trees” (fast growing trees that aren’t valuable or useful) as well as removing rocks and other obstructions from the soil. The more cleared land … Read more

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What Is The Three Field System Of Farming?

The three field system of farming is a simple and effective method of managing land which was used in Europe during the Middle Ages. This technique represents a major advance in agricultural success. Prior to the three field method, farmers used a two field system, in which half of a farmer’s land would be sown … Read more

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What Type Of Soil Is Best For Farming?

Knowing what type of soil you have and what type you need for the crops you have in mind is one of the very most important aspects of successful farming. Knowing your soil type will help you choose crops that will be successful, and understanding the quality of your soil will inform you as to … Read more

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