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2010 Archives

Barnyards & Backyards

Barnyards & Backyards Index of Articles - 2010

(Back issues of the magazine can be ordered)

Winter 2010




Five years and going strong! Tony Hoch pg. 4
Educator describes how to achieve property management goals Dallas Mount pg. 5-7
Featured Landowner: Land manager's advice springs from half-century of experience Bill Kohlbrand pg. 8-10
Beetle epidemic provides landowners fresh start Mark Ellison pg. 11-13
Beware the dreaded chimney fire Bradley Carroll pg. 14-16
Marketing at the market? Prepare for selling at a farmers market Cole Ehmke pg. 17-19
When Fido and Fluffy attack: Minimizing pet-wildlife conflicts Jacelyn Downey pg. 20-21
Here's how to build a hoop house Jeff Edwards, Ted Craig, Del Jimenez pg. 22-25
Ask Sam: How to reduce grasshopper infestations   pg. 26

Spring 2010




The Barnyards and Backyards community Tony Hoch pg 4
Finding community in the garden Christina Schmidt pg 5-8
Geothermal heat pumps: A better way to heat and cool your home Milt Geiger pg 9-11
Coming home, dreams, and returning to agricultural roots Maureen Meagher pg 12-15
Conservation easements and land trusts: Tools for preserving agriculture and open spaces Sandra Frost pg 16-18
Establishing trees and shrubs on salt-affected sites Joe Scianna pg 19-21
How to use GPS to help calibrate sprayers Dana Erdman pg 22
They're not in Kansas anymore, Dorothy, nor Georgia for that matter! Property Improvement Project: Focus on the Browns Tom Heald pg 23-25
Soils, insects, septic systems, weeds, and more topics at rural living workshops Jennifer Thompson & Steve Miller pg 26-27
Never too early to protect against grasshoppers Scott Schell pg 28-29
As Sam: Grazing agreements   pg 30

Summer 2010




The race is on! Tony Hoch pg 4
Neighbors team to control Russian olive Bob Parsons pg 5-6
How to determine if that renewable energy project makes economic sense Ben Rashford pg 7-9
Featured landowners: Working with neighbors streamlines irrigation water use Michelle Huntington pg 10-11
Can you name these common Wyoming shrubs? Tony Hoch w/ suggestions by EP & RM pg 12
Don't have a plant M.D.? Here's how to determine what's ailing them Karen Panter pg 13-16
Weeds on the move: Ways to stop the spread Ken Henke pg 17-19
Third property improvement project contains forest, riparian areas Mark Hughes pg 20-22
Picking plants: How to collect and preserve plants for identification Rachel Mealor & Brian Mealor pg 23-25
Ask Sam: Water rights & responsibilities   pg 26

Fall 2010




Why we fuss over weeds Tony Hoch pg 4
Late calving makes best use of forage for cows, takes advantage of nature Jim Waggoner, Mike Smith pg 5-6
Unmasking a mysterious fall visitor to Wyoming Catherine Symchych pg 7-8
Solar thermal - a cost-effective renewable energy Milton Geiger pg 9-11
Featured landowners: Cody Country Bed and Biscuit owners diversify production on their 6 acres Saige Albert pg 12-14
Do you know these infamous weeds? Mary Mckinney, Amy Jerup pg 15
You can help keep invasive weeds at bay Brian Mealor pg 16-17
Use pesticides with care around your home Mark Ferrell pg 18-20
Here's how to identify Wyoming's wonderful raptors Tim Ludwick pg 21-23
Ask Sam - placement of corral, etc to protect well quality Tony Hoch pg 24
Add a dash of homegrown zest to your diet Sandra Frost pg 25

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