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A conversation with former newspaper writer and editor turned blogger Kim Fritzemeier about sharing life on her Kansas farm through her blog, “Kim’s County Line.”
Tell me about your farm. We’re primarily wheat farmers. We also have a cow-calf operation. We’ve got feeder cattle and we also raise some corn, but we’re not big corn farmers by...
Creative country design tips.
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Learn about the advantages and energy efficiency of timber frame buildings.
Organize your mudroom with these easy DIY projects that cost next to nothing and take almost no time at all!
The Beautiful Places photo contest, sponsored by Exmark Mowers, gave readers a chance to share a place they called "Beautiful." Here are some wonderful waterscapes!
The condition of the porch and the reason it shifted determines if you fix it or replace it
Today as you drive up to your house, pay attention to the front porch. Does it look normal, or is something not quite right? The porch might be sinking. Jon Peterson is the general manager of a...
Extreme drought conditions create high nitrate levels in corn forages. This causes health problems in livestock, so have your corn tested before you feed it.
Radio interview source: Doug Shoup, Extension Crops and Soils Specialist, Kansas State University Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Drought ruins pastures and...
It has been said that good fences make good neighbors, but unfortunately, that's not always the case. If you put up a fence on your neighbor's property, you may be in for a battle.
Radio interview source: Aaron Steele, Community Planner Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below It’s always best to compromise and get along with neighbors,...
These handcrafted homes are carved without power tools and are more energy efficient than conventional stick frame houses
Glenda Van Woerkom sent these two photos to Living the Country Life, and I wanted to share them with you. Glenda's husband, Jon, used reclaimed barn boards to make these unique...