Full-on FallWelcome to the October issue of AcreageLife. While this month’s theme is “Fall Clean Up,” we thought we’d step outside of the box a bit and bring a little more fun this issue.Sure, there’s plenty of useful information on getting ready for fall, like a look at keeping unwanted guests—aka, mice—out of your buildings as the weather turns cooler, some chicken-specific tips to keep rodents out of the coop, and some insights on prepping the livestock and equipment on your small-scale farming operation for winter.But along with the expert advice on training your young horse and some award winning pie recipes in advance of the holidays, we have a special seasonal treat: A look at haunted places throughout America’s Heartland.We’re really excited by this nod to Halloween. In the constant push to move Thanksgiving and the subsequent holiday shopping season ever forward, Halloween seems to be getting short shrift lately, and that’s a real shame.Tied into the harvest season and ancient European cultures, Halloween brings plenty of warm and fuzzy memories to those of us who remember going out with a group of chums (without...
Are you ready for the the return of Old Man Winter, or are you dreading the ice, sleet, and snow he brings?Then let AcreageLife help spread the warmth this winter with the Snug As A Bug contest, presented by eheat, inc.We will be picking two lucky winners to be Snug As A Bug from the entries...
MANKATO, MN (September 12, 2014) – Hubbard Feeds, the leading provider of researched-based, animal nutrition products, is pleased to announce the launch of its new STRIVE Calf Program at World Dairy Expo, Sept. 30 - Oct. 4, 2014 in Madison, WI. STRIVE is Hubbard’s next generation calf feeding program...
Chicken Whisperer Magazine is excited to release our most recent Fall contest and proudly presents the Warm The Flock Contest. Keep your chicks warm this fall and winter and enter to win a Sweeter Heater!Your chicks will love you for it!To enter, fill out the entry form below and tell us...
Take this quiz to test your knowledge on chickens! (10 question quiz) Good Luck!
Gas-powered Polaris M1400, electric eM1400 LSV now available through nationwide dealer networkMEDINA, Minn. (Aug. 21, 2014) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) has expanded its GEM line product offering of transport and light utility vehicles to include the new Polaris M1400 gas-powered commercial side-by-side...
Enhanced operator experience, serviceability, performance, and optionsOLATHE, Kansas (August 21, 2014) – John Deere has made changes to its high-spec 5M model lineup, popular with rural property owners, farmers and ranchers, turf maintenance customers, and governmental agencies. These updates include the...
The latest innovation from the industry’s leading manufacturer of trailer light testersWoodstock, NY (August 2014) – Innovative Products of America® proudly announces the Light Ranger Mobile Universal Trailer Tester, a light and electric brake tester for Utility and RV type trailers. The water...
Crisp, juicy and sweet, grapes are a real crowd-pleaser. Even better, all three colors of grapes - red, green and black - are good for you.Grapes are a natural source of beneficial antioxidants and other polyphenols. Current research suggests that grapes may help maintain a healthy heart, and may also help to defend...

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