Barns | Living the Country Life


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

Barn Stories

Dan Vollmer found a way to repurpose old barn wood along with its...
Their popularity was brief, but those still standing define our...
Stirred up dust in the barn can have an effect on the health of your...
Flies are a nuisance around your horses and stables. Follow these...
Your barn insulation might be a disaster waiting to happen

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 |
8/18/14 | 3:47 PM
Last week I visited research farms in Woodland, California, as part of Seminis ( more
Betsy's Backyard |
8/11/14 | 3:03 PM
I took a tour around the ag side of the Iowa State Fair on Friday and then worked more