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Attracting White-Tail Deer

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Managing your land to attract quality white tail deer can prove well worth the time, whether your goals are for wildlife viewing or herd management for deer hunting.

Preventing heartworm in cats

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Heartworms can be killers and according to the American Heartworm Society, a study conducted by the North Carolina State University showed that one in four heartworm infected cats were indoor cats. Mosquitoes carry the heartworm larvae, so unless you can be 100 percent sure a mosquito will never bite your cat you need to adopt a heartworm preventative program. The alternative could be costly veterinary supportive treatment and surgery or even the loss of your cat.

Danger in the Grass

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guidelines to use to properly manage pasture for your horses and keep them safe from colic and laminitis

Choosing the Right Propane Supplier

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Choosing to switch to propane can reduce high energy costs and environmental impact, which is why it is such a popular and versatile choice as a cleaner burning fuel. Make your energy transition smooth and convenient by choosing the right propane supplier for your needs.

Farm Contingency Planning

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Contingency planning is an important part of farm or ranch management. A contingency plan determines how a farm will respond to a crisis or disaster and how quickly it will be able to resume normal operations. Key decision makers can jump into action without having to come up with a plan in the middle of a crisis. If something tragic happens, are you prepared?

Planting Your Garden to Attract Bees

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Bees are responsible for pollinating hundreds of agricultural crops and flowering plant species worldwide. In the United States alone, bees pollinate about 150 different crops. The gardening experts at Southern States recommend that your garden planning this year include bee friendly plants.

Hay Testing and Soil Testing for Forage

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The principle of testing is the same: know what you’ve got since looking at a bale of hay or an acre of ground doesn’t tell all.

Preparing for a Trail Ride

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Regardless of age or level of riding expertise, most anyone can trail ride. However, there is more to trail riding than just getting on a horse and heading out on a trail to explore. Preparation is key to having an enjoyable trail ride experience. Before you begin your adventure, make sure both you and your horse are fit for the conditions that may be present on the trail.

Insurance Review Checklist

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Many people purchase insurance for their home or farm and then neglect to periodically review their policy or reassess their insurance needs. Unfortunately, this can lead to a gap in insurance coverage and prove costly when you file a claim and discover that you are underinsured. It's a good idea to meet with your insurance agent annually or whenever there is a change to your personal life circumstances or your farming business.

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