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Orchard and Vineyard Trellis Construction: Part 2

Along with your wire and posts, you will need a few tools to erect a functioning trellis. Below is an illustration of 15 hand tools needed to properly build a trellis system. Different designs require different tool use and frequency of tool use. But, these are the basic hand tools you will need when working […]

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Does an Electric Fence Have to Make a Complete Loop?

A commonly asked question is, “Does an electric fence have to make a complete loop?”

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Low Impedance vs High Impedance

Historically, there have been three major impedance types for energizers: high-impedance, solid-state, and low-impedance. Of these different types, high-impedance energizers, for the most part, have been taken off the market. These were the older “weed burner” types. They had long, slow pulses, and they did burn through weeds, but they were also known to start […]

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Winter Tips for Jobe Valves

It’s that time of year when temperatures fall, and folks find out if their watering systems are built to withstand the colder temperatures or if things freeze and break. During the cold season, customers often ask, “In how cold of temperatures will the valves operate?” So, here are some general tips for Jobe Valve products […]

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