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A reader asked and we have the answer.
Q:  "How do I install a snow fence?" A:  You can't trick mother nature, but you can make the wind move the snow to where you want by properly installing a snow fence....
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This DIY solution from one of our readers will keep cows where they belong, even in the water.
My wife and I live on a 120-acre cattle ranch in Oklahoma. Spring rains followed by dry summers result in gullies that are a problem in keeping cattle confined to the pastures where they belong....
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You know it's time for a new fence when you can't keep sheep in or town kids out. Last spring I found our canoe floating upside down at one end of the pond with beer cans scattered on the...
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If you'd like to add nostalgia to your property, consider building a split-rail fence
Radio interview source: Samson Lough, Owner, Lough's Lumber Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below During the 1800s, land owners built split-rail fences to manage livestock....
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I was backing out of the garage this morning when a pickup blocked my path. A man jumped out and said, "Hey, do you have sheep? They are in town." He gave a street name where they had last...
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Get the look and feel of wood without a lot of maintenance.
Radio interview source: Paul O'Reilly, President, Fence America Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below If you find you're constantly maintaining wood fences, you might...
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Add permanence and beauty to your landscape with a stone wall. -- By: Justin Hancock
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Whether attempting to keep goats in or deer out, nothing works as effectively as electric fencing. It is quite possibly the most important tool for managing animals.
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Electric fencing may be the most important tool a livestock producer has for managing animals ... if it's used correctly.
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Kevin Davis built a spectacular "Chicken Mansion" on his Kentucky acreage, complete with a wire roost, outside entry nest boxes, predator-proof runs, and automatic feeders. Take a look at...

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