Try this expert advice to keep goats from getting out of the pasture.
An experienced pasture-raised poulty expert, Robert Plamondon, shares his thoughts on the best methods of keeping free-range chickens. He gives tips on four different kinds of electric fencing designed to contain chickens and repel predators, and calls it a less time and money consuming alternative to other fencing options.
It's spring! Time to think of installing permanent fencing.
Farm fencing expert Todd Harne talks about choosing the right gate for the right situation. He suggests that the weight of the gate is more critical than the gauge, but heavy gates aren’t necessary for all situations.
Do you know where your Goat is NOW? A quick overview over fencing materials, fencing type, fencing do's and don'ts.
JackJaw’s new T-post extractor is durable and lightweight.
Forester Industries, LLC, the exclusive manufacturer of PasturePro fencing, has been acquired by Kencove Farm Fence Supplies.
With the fence in (just barely), this rainy Wednesday looks just perfect for planting.
A beginning farmer learns that keeping does and keeping bucks are two different things.
This rustic, resourcefully sustainable dog fence fits right into the landscape. Before you install a fence, look around your place first to see what's already available.
An average day of juggling responsibilities on the farm
Kristen learns more about poultry and rabbit shelters, and salting hay at Polyface Farm.
One month into my Polyface Summer Internship! This week was focused on processing birds, hay and a lesson on Cow Days with Joel Salatin.
A brief summary of the vast amount of data we've compiled over the last few years on experimenting with rotational chicken pastures on our homestead.
This week at Polyface Farm included mornings with rabbits, fence line work, moving calves and my first foray into canning.
This week at Polyface Farm was a lot of fence installation, turkey processing and the making of some major life choices for some of my fellow interns.
This week of my Polyface Farm summer internship included a forestry lesson from Joel Salatin, installing my first fence, and the introduction of Polyface’s new guardian dog puppy, Cody!
A beginning farmer makes the most practical fencing choice available to her: electric nets. And gets tangled up, occasionally.
One of our most common grasses is limiting the bobwhite quail population, killing broodmares and their foals, rotting cow hooves, and cutting milk production.