Living the Country Life

Damage Content

It’s important to nationally eradicate these pesky porkers
Feral hogs are an invasive, destructive pest wreaking havoc from Canada to Mexico. They eat nearly everything in sight and are a serious threat to fish, forests, wildlife, and crops. A group of ten...
Their burrows can cause structural damage
Groundhogs – which are also called woodchucks – build extensive underground burrow systems. They can be several feet-deep and 25'-30'in length. They live in a variety of locations...
It takes some detective work
Herbicides work well when they’re used correctly. But sometimes because of wind, rain, and other factors out of your control, they can cause injury to other plants. The trick is knowing if the...
Digging around the trees can have detrimental effects for years to come
If you’re involved in a construction project, do what you can to avoid tree damage -- whether the trees have historical or cultural significance, or they are just your favorites. Karen...
A reader asked and we have the answer.
Q:  "What's the proper way to wrap a tree?" A:  If you are wondering how to protect a newly planted tree in the winter and want to wrap a tree follow these easy steps....
When you buy insurance for your home, don't forget the outbuildings on your property as well. If you have a loss to the barn or shed, you'll be glad to have insurance.
Radio interview source: Jerry Hillard, Farm Sales Director, Nationwide Insurance Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below If outbuildings are insured under a homeowner policy, they...