Category Archives: Fence – Farming Articles

Electric Net Assembly and Storage

Kencove Electric Netting can be erected in minutes with no elaborate list of materials or special tools needed. Manufactured in the USA, the simple, lightweight design allows the fence to be moved and set up repeatedly, making for almost instant pastures and enclosures. And most importantly, an electric net fence protects precious livestock, produce, and even pets from […]

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Insulated and Non-Conductive Bracing Systems

Most fence contractors and professional farm fence builders will likely agree that the backbone of your fence system is the corner posts and bracing. Your corner posts, end posts, and gate posts are the beginning step, and installing them properly will help ensure a quality project. Treated wood posts are most commonly used, but steel […]

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Building a Better Fence

Charles Kendall, a successful Blairsville, PA dairy farmer, became frustrated by the time-consuming and occasionally painful process of working with barbed wire.  So, when he started a fence contracting business in 1980, he decided to explore techniques to improve the efficiency of fence building.  Kendall recognized the advantages of high-tensile wire and hoped to make […]

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Flexible Grazing Cells

Flexible Grazing Cells Are for Small or Large Operations By: Jim Gerrish (American GrazingLands Services LLC)   One of the things we learned early on in our experience with grazing management is that calendar based pasture rotation simply doesn’t work. Mother Nature doesn’t follow the calendar and neither should we. One of the hallmarks of […]

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How Should we Farm? Part 2

Looking back on the rampant changes that have taken place over the last decade in costs, prices, technology and trade agreements, we may well ask the question, How should we farm? We can look to the future with trepidation, or we can look with a sense of expectancy and opportunity. I have identified some goals […]

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