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Consider the type of animals, the cost, and how strong it needs to be
When you bring livestock onto your acreage, you need good fencing that will protect the animals and your property. Monte Stauffer is an Extension educator at the University of Nebraska. He says...
You can make it right again
Time and gravity have undesirable effects on form, whether you're a human being or a suspended slab of wood. No matter how well you and your fence gate are built, you're both going to sag...
Dividing up land with strategic fencing has many benefits
Talk to any landowner and you’ll probably get an earful about fences. There is no perfect fencing that will fit everyone, especially when livestock and pasture needs change over time. However,...
They're easy to install and can help minimize the drifting
When a big snow storm rolls in, we get some huge drifts on our drive, especially when the wind is howling just right. If we had a snow fence, we might not have to work so hard with the snow blower...
Keep those little Houdinis from escaping
Anyone who raises goats probably has a few ornery ones who think they have the run of the place, and manage to escape from every pen they’re put in. A goat will take every opportunity to get...
Everything you need to know about raising alpacas.
Having trouble with little visitors in your garden? Try these helpful tips to safely keep them from coming back.
If you're having issues keeping your livestock penned in, it might be time to consider electric fencing. Here are some basics to get you started.
Nobody knows more about fixing fences than farmers! These reader tips from our sister publication, Successful Farming magazine, will come in handy on the acreage, too.
Electric fencing may be the most important tool a livestock producer has for managing animals ... if it's used correctly.