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Lester Buildings Sponsors Horse Barn Giveaway Contest -- Enter to Win Nov. 6, 2013, through March 26, 2014
Equine lovers nationwide can vie to win a new horse barn valued at over $30,000 from Lester Buildings, beginning Nov. 6, 2013. The online contest, which runs through March 26, 2014, is a joint...
Flies are a nuisance around your horses and stables. Follow these tips to help keep flies away from your stables and barns.
Your barn insulation might be a disaster waiting to happen
If certain types of insulation are installed and left exposed in the barn, it can be a serious fire hazard. Dennis Murphy is an extension safety specialist at Penn State University. He says the most...
A barn -- built hundreds of years ago and thousands of miles away -- has been given a new lease on life as a beautiful home in Utah.
Bob was working cattle for a client one day and came home with these photos. He was so happy to be in a comfortable climate while pounding calves through the chute. Some days he's hours in a...
Winter storms can leave large amounts of snow and ice on roofs of agricultural buildings. Trusses and rafters must support the increased weight, or roofs may collapse
Even agricultural buildings with well-designed roofs cannot take excessive (greater than 4 to 6 ft.) amounts of snow. What is a “safe” amount of snow to have on your roof over an extended...
Learn how to find a kit that matches your needs with quality
Radio interview source: Mandy Kubik, Sales Operations Manager, Sand Creek Post & Beam Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Sears and Roebuck used to sell barn kits. As an...
I'm not sure if the writer thought our barn was neat, as in tidy, or neat, as in appealing, or both, but our barn made the Los Angeles Times yesterday. You can read the story here. (Ignore the...
You can often tell a horse's mood just by watching it in the stall
Radio interview source: Carey Williams, Equine Extension Specialist, Rutgers Equine Science Center Listen to the radio story mp3 or read below Horses that are bored or nervous can't be...
Sop up messes and go easy on the environment.
When you work around machinery and tools, you're bound to occasionally spill something. Whether you use professional absorbents in your shop or kitty litter for small spills in the garage, one...