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Tips about barns, including information on buying, designing, planning, building, and maintaining a barn.

Barn Stories

There may be hazards that are just one spark away from tragedy
It takes a lot of time and money, but restoring an old barn brings a...
Barnes' Place in Adel, Iowa is full of personal touches,...
Poisonous weeds found in pastures
Keep your livestock away from these pesky weeds.
Wedding planner, Katie Watson, discusses the latest trends in the wedding industry, and what you need to know when planning your own wedding.
Wedding planner, Katie Watson, discusses the latest trends in the...

Barn Designs

Prevent your livestock from doing the splits by carving grooves into...
A hoop barn protects your cattle from the elements and makes your...
When making plans for a new barn, think it through completely
See how three old barns were transformed into new, useful spaces

Latest Blogs

Betsy's Backyard |
10/5/15 | 3:25 PM
A splash of color in the front yard is such a cheerful greeting. Fall colors more
Betsy's Backyard |
9/29/15 | 10:01 AM
Every fall for the past 21 years I have released an exclusive report on the more