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A barn has multiple uses on an acreage. Make sure your land can handle the building requirements of a barn.
Having a place in the country means you can build a barn for animals, machinery, or whatever else you need to shelter. But, make sure the land is well-suited for a barn. Radio interview source:...
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Here are a few practical design tips that will save you time and money.
Getting started Weekend to-do list: Fix holes in stall floors Scrub water buckets Replace boards in stalls Clean nests out of rafters Paint barn...
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Most folks would have thrown up their hands and torn it down, but Judy Parker saw a bright future for this old barn.
She lives in a barn Judy Parker does her book work in calving pens, sends guests to the hayloft, and serves breakfast over a horse stall wall. Yes, she lives in a barn. Both rustic and modern,...
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Most older barns are 'good enough' to last a long, long time, if you take the right steps to make them beautiful and useful again.
Barns You've found that perfect acreage not far from town. The old farmhouse is in pretty good shape, and you have plans for fixing it up. But what should you do with the rest of the property...
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You may be facing a decision on what to do with an old barn that's seen better days. Restoration can be expensive, but sometimes just keeping up with repairs will maintain the building for future...
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Simple adjustments make a world of difference safety and completing chores
Radio interview source: Bob McBride, Director of Construction Management, Sand Creek Post and Beam   Listen here: Barn lighting options Whether you're building a new barn or remodeling...
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To protect your livelihood or your family pets, here are steps you can take to keep your barn standing strong.
The idea of a barn fire can keep even the most confident livestock owner up at night. Barns are susceptible to accidents in many forms, but fires can often be the most devastating. To protect your...
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Living the Country Life Radio Program with Betsy Freese
Move the water away Listen to this radio show (MP3 download) or read below. Radio interview source: Chuck Schwab, ag and biosystems engineer, Iowa State University Extension The downspouts off...
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Managing poultry and livestock buildings can be troublesome, especially if they're not close to your home. Install a phone alarm system and always know what's going on. Radio interview...
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Animals love being able to spend outside during the warm months. Provide them with a well-built shelter so your animals stay safe as it gets hotter.
Nothing fancy Listen to this radio show (MP3 download) or read below. Radio interview source: Jeff Rash, marketing director, Priefert Once the weather warms up in the spring, we kick the sheep...

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