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Acreage Accuracy: Explaining What an Acre Is and How To Measure It

If investors are interested in sectors like land development, farmland, or agriculture, they’ll inevitably run across “acres” on their quest for the perfect property. It’s also common for these same investors to admit they can’t form a mental image of different parcels using this metric. Although terms like “acres” and “acreage” are ubiquitous in real […]

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First Webinar – Land Investment Month

Watch the first webinar from Land Investment Month! Tools All Land Investors Need. View this 30-minute webinar presented by Dr. Aaron Shew of Acres.co, to learn how modern tech platforms are changing the research game and giving land investors a competitive edge. More webinars scheduled. Register now! How to Find a Qualified Land Broker Oct.

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Use Farm Credit

How To Use Farm Credit

Are you a farmer or a ranch owner? Are you still taking conventional loans from banks with high-interest rates for your businesses? Why don’t you try farm credit? What’s farm credit? Farm Credit provides farmers (producers) with a reliable source of financing for their market operations. This type of credit is typically available at lower

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Five Things Homesteaders Should Do In The Spring

When spring comes and the ground thaws, homesteaders need to get to work! It can be difficult to know exactly what you need to do first, especially as tax season is coming right around the corner, but there are five things homesteaders should do each spring. Prepare for new births, remove winter grime and clutter, fix anything that needs repairs, prepare your garden for planting, and get ready for tax season.

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Licenses, Fees, and Taxes For Chicken Owners and Homesteaders

Owning chickens can be an easy way to provide your family or homestead with a steady supply of protein, but getting the room and resources to raise hens can involve quite a financial investment. Fortunately, not only are there many ways to save when rearing chickens, there are also ways for you to make money off of them if you have enough. One of the easiest ways to do this is to make yourself into a small business and claim tax breaks, but this often requires various licenses and fees, depending on your state. What are some legal documents you will need to raise and make money off your chickens?

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Tips for Creating Row Covers for Your Garden

If you struggle to keep your garden safe from winter frosts and chills, or you aren’t sure how to protect tender shoots from snow, then you should consider creating row covers. A row cover is a type of protective shield for your garden that can keep it free of snow, frost and hail. In addition, it can help to insulate your garden from the cold. If protecting your garden over the winter is a major concern, then a row cover is exactly what you need.

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