Planning a flower farm isn’t easy – there’s no question about that. From choosing varieties and calculating how many seeds to purchase to figuring out when to start each variety indoors, flower farm planning can be mind boggling. Fortunately, there are a few (free!) tools out there that can help make your planning a little bit easier, and get your flower farm off to an amazing start.
Posted in Farming on Jan 31, 2024
Farmers are highly dependent on harvest season. Harvested grain represents the fruits of their labor and is critical to their livelihood. But the journey from field to table is fraught with challenges, and one of the most formidable adversaries is Mother Nature herself. Rain, humidity, temperature, and pests all pose a constant threat to stored grain. Today, we’ll look at how to protect your harvested grain from the elements. Secure your harvest, and your family’s livelihood, by following these tips.
Raising plants is no different from raising your children. They require a considerable amount of knowledge and dedication to their growth and wellbeing. As a gardener, you are responsible for monitoring all the aspects that affect your plants’ health. From the soil and water levels to the sunlight and shade they are getting, gardening requires attention to the minor details. Similarly, it would be best to consider different options for adopting sustainable modes into your gardening. Hence, the following are some tips to keep your garden in top shape.
Container farming or container gardening is an increasingly popular concept. It has become popular with urban farming as it provides farming space in a city environment. To make it even better, these containers can protect plants from environmental effects and pollution. When using cargo containers, you are able to reduce costs while getting a higher yield. But, like with any other new concept, there are lots of things you need to know about container farming.
Posted in Farming on Aug 11, 2019
On average when we think of farm vehicles we think of tractors, trailers, hay baling equipment, and such. The electric farm utility vehicles are quickly becoming a staple piece of equipment on farms of all sizes. To discover the benefits of electric farm vehicles we went to the expert landscaping vehicle specialist, and car blogger, Mytrice Hathaway of https://rufroadmotorsports.com/. Mytrice explained that these vehicles are strong, reliable, easy to use, and they are environment friendly.
Chaser bins are also referred to as grain auger wagons or grain carts, and they are extremely useful in large scale farms when harvest time comes around. The chaser bin is a tractor-towed trailer which has an auger conveyor mechanism built into it. Chaser bins typically have a high capacity, and on average, they can carry about 15 tonnes of grain at once.
Posted in Farming on Apr 25, 2019
Latest statistics show that almost 40% of agricultural land in the US is rented or leased from someone else, covering 354 million acres of land out of a total of 911 million acres dedicated to agricultural production. Farmland area is expected to be declining significantly and access to it remains formidable. If you are a landowner and have no plans to use it for agriculture or gardening, renting it out is a viable option given that farmland is in demand. However, before putting up your land for lease, there are several points to consider before leaving your signature on a lease contract.
The first step towards raising happy chicken is buying a good incubator. There are several types of incubators, which can be overwhelming for beginners.
Farmers all over the world are trying to grow better, healthier veggies and animals. But while a lot of people are focused on organic foods right now, can Organic Farming become a trend? Or is it something that will just fade away in the long term. In this article we will talk about the benefits of Organic Farming and what this unique approach brings to the table.
Posted in Farming on Aug 23, 2017
Growing fruit trees requires a certain amount of knowhow and this blog post is designed to provide just that – so read on.