Tag: Farming

8 Tools & Accessories That Every Farmer Needs When Working in Harsh Weather Conditions

Preparing for severe weather sooner than later will pay off in spades. To boost productivity and safety, anyone working in the agricultural industry should have the following farm tools and accessories.

Farmers’ Guide to Preparing for & Enduring Winter Weather

When Old Man Winter hits, farmers must take certain precautions during the cold season. From sporting the right cold weather gear in subzero temperatures to ensuring that crops and livestock are able to withstand the brutal cold, a little preparation can make all the difference to your safety, productivity, and crop yield.

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The Wild Side of Business: Cross-Pollinating Ranches & Recreation

The ranching community has been forced to adapt to changing market pressures in recent years, often creating a blend between traditional livestock and farming practices and fee-based wildlife programs.

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Should You Purchase or Lease Farm and Ranch Equipment?

Before you go shopping for a shiny new tractor or pickup truck, consider two things—whether to buy new or used, and whether to finance or lease.

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“I Am an Aficionado”: Jerry G. Raaum

Meet Montana farmer Jerry G. Raaum, the first in our new series—"I Am an Aficionado"—about the people and characters in whom the lifeblood of the American landscape runs deep.