ranches in grass valley: Why dogs and farriers don't mix - 01/02/10 08:20 AM
This is a story that I received from a good friend of mind and she has asked me to share it with others. It is about why dogs and farriers don't mix.  I never thought about it until she had this experience.
On Tuesday, the farrier was out to shoe my horses.  It was dusk and getting pretty cold by the time she finished and I was in a hurry to get Kayla on her pony so she could get a ride in before her lesson on Wednesday and I totally spaced out on sweeping up the clippings.  During the 30 minutes … (1 comments)

ranches in grass valley: The loss of 3 old dogs - 12/31/09 08:34 AM
We buried three dogs today. Living on a ranch we get use to outliving our farm animals, such as chickens and goatsl, so why is it so hard to lose that faithful friend?  We have outdoor dogs, not the ones that sleep at the foot of the bed and curl up in front of the fire.  Their job is to guard the ranch and keep the coyotes away from the livestock, to give a warning bark when an unfamiliar car drives up, and to heard the cows and horses if they get out of line. 
All of the dogs were well … (3 comments)

ranches in grass valley: Country and Farm Property Values Across the U.S. Are Up! - 10/14/08 06:40 AM
Many baby boomers are still thinking of retiring and getting back to their roots by living the ideal life on the farm. The thought of a slower lifestyle, and creating a buffer from the economic swings, raising your own food and livestock in a peaceful setting is still driving the farmland market. 
With the current slump in the housing market, a number of sources indicate that US Agriculture farm land continue to flourish. In the Blackburne & Brown Mortgage Company Investor Letter dated September 22, 2008 indicates that they remain extremely bullish on farm land.  "The world still needs to eat. The falling dollar … (0 comments)

 
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