Rural Lifestyle

Being essential requires staying safe

Apr 06, 2020

Agriculture has been deemed an essential business by the federal and state government. That isn’t news to us. We know that the rest of the country cannot operate without access to safe and healthy food and clothes. However, while essential workers are out working the fields, visiting the local Co-op and stopping for diesel, they can be exposed to the coronavirus without even knowing it. During this time, it is vitally important to stay safe while on the job.  

Outdoor Ideas During COVID-19

Mar 30, 2020

The global pandemic has us all in uncharted territory. We are learning new words like “social distancing” and “flattening the curve.” We are staying safe inside, but what kind of toll has that taken on us? The kids are restless, everyone is fussy, and cabin fever is setting in. We need to stay home for the safety of all of us, but we also need sunshine and fresh air. Here are a few ways to maintain a safe social distance but also get out and enjoy the outdoors.     

Staying productive while social distancing

Mar 23, 2020

Dealing with the Coronavirus has been scary, to say the least. If you’re like the majority of us, you may be spending a lot more time at home these days.  And it’s only a matter of time before cabin fever sets in. Here are some ways to keep you sane during self-quarantine or social distancing.  

Finding the Right Tiller

Mar 16, 2020

Gardening preparation season is in full swing. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just getting started, finding the right tiller is important. Tillers make your job easier and your soil healthier. Finding the right tiller is all about weighing each option — including wheel size, tine placement, and engine capacity — and finding the right fit for you.  

Prepare now to maximize your outdoor time this spring

Mar 09, 2020

Spring is right around the corner. Maybe you are ready for blooming flowers and warmer weather, but is your garden ready for spring? Here are three tips to prepare for spring gardening, and they fall into three categories: put in order, plan, and prep.  

Choosing the right chute

Mar 02, 2020

It’s TAEP time in Tennessee and many farmers are gearing up to purchase new cattle working equipment. It can be really challenging to find the right squeeze chute to meet the needs of your farm, cattle, wallet and cattle handlers. There are a few things to consider when choosing the right squeeze chute: low stressors, animal comfort, accessibility and worker safety.

March gardening tips

Feb 24, 2020

By the time March rolls around, you’re probably itching to get your hands back in the dirt, an activity that can brighten both your garden and spirit. Even though there are still some frosty nights in store for the next 30-plus days, here are some ideas to get your gardens going.  

Care and brooding of baby chicks

Feb 17, 2020

Raising and owning chickens can be a family fun affair. It is approaching the time of year when our Co-ops are filled with baby chicks awaiting their new home, but there are a few things to know before picking yours up.  

Jumpstart spring with late-winter lawn, garden care

Feb 10, 2020

March is almost here — the month when lawns and gardens begin waking up and “green thumbs” start itching to get outdoors. While the strong possibility of frosty nights and freezing weather still persists, there are many tasks that can be accomplished this time of year to satisfy the urge to start planting and result in a more beautiful yard, garden, and landscape once warm weather arrives. Keep in mind that timing and proper techniques are important for many of these late winter and early spring jobs.  

Herd is the Word for Seeding/Spreading

Feb 03, 2020

To make quick work of seeding or fertilizing small or large acreage, food plots, or yards, Herd Seeders has a variety of products that can get the job done.  

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