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Preparing Your Home for Cold Weather

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You can reduce your energy bills and enjoy significant savings by implementing some simple energy-saving procedures around the home.

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.

Gas Grilling Tips | Grilling With Gas

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Follow these easy tips from our Southern Cooking experts. Try cooking side dishes and vegetables in foil on the grill while cooking the main course. Some ideas: wrap potatoes or garlic bread in foil, create a foil tray to cook mushrooms in butter or soy sauce, or use a foil packet to steam mixed vegetables.

Charcoal Grilling Tips | Quick Tips When Grilling with Charcoal

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When it comes to grilling out, cooking with charcoal can give your food a wonderful flavor. Read our charcoal grilling tips to find out what you need and some quick tips to help you when you grill.

Deep Fried Turkey Instructions

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Southern States provides step-by-step instructions on deep frying your turkey, as well as suggestions to make it a feast your family remembers! Deep frying turkeys is quickly becoming a popular recipe and often outdoors cooking systems like the King Kooker turkey cooker is used. Southern States has everything you need to prepare a succulent turkey including several different models of cookers, oil and seasonings.

Creating a Habitat for Wildlife Watching

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Managing your backyard, forests or fields to increase wildlife populations has numerous benefits beyond the simple pleasures of interacting with nature. This article has tips and techniques to help you improve the wildlife habitat on your land and attract species such as songbirds, squirrels, owls—perhaps even a fox or two. With some basic management techniques, and a little patience, you'll soon be seeing the benefits of increased wildlife populations on your land.

Gas Grilling Safety Tips

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The National Fire Protection Association reminds us that June and July are peak months for gas grilling accidents making this the perfect time for a refresher course on the following safe grilling tips.

Nationwide's Land As Your Legacy Program

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Nationwide's Land As Your Legacy program helps provide security to families engaged in the agricultural community so that the land and businesses that you have worked for generations will be preserved and remain a legacy for generations to come. The program customizes estate planning for farmers, ranchers and others in agribusiness.

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.

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