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2011 Archives|Barnyards & Backyards

Barnyards & Backyards Index of Articles - 2011

(Back issues of the magazine can be ordered)

Issues: 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005

Winter 2011



Page #

Best of Barnyards & Backyards - your vote needed!

Jennifer Thompson

pg 4

How to plan and plant a living snow fence

Liz Harvey, Martin Curry

pg 5-7

Miniature Lowline Angus may be opportunity for small-acreage owners

Kellie Chichester

pg 8-9

Opportunity for niche market?

Bridger Feuz, Dillon Feuz

pg 10-11

Featured landowners: Landowners pursue love of apples
through high elevation school of hard knocks

Jennifer Thompson

pg 12-14

Tiny bird, big appetite

Jacelyn Downey

pg 15-17

A do-it-yourself wind turbine installation

Eric Peterson

pg 18-21

Looking for winners in your landscapes? Consider these

Donna Cuin

pg 22-24

Wise care of feeding animal areas, septic systems,
landscaping helps maintain clean water

Nephi Cole

pg 25-26

Ask Sam - alkali & horses

pg 27

Spring 2011



We feature topics to consider as Wyoming moves into spring

Jennifer Thompson

pg 4

All in the timing - There's a season for everything and one is weed management

Brian Mealor

pg 5-6

Forest Stewardship Plans: Ensuring a healthy forest for the future

Mark Ellison

pg 7-9

Drip irrigation system delivers right amount of water right where it should

Martin Curry

pg 10-11

Featured landowners: Rural Worland couple's goals for property include
eye appeal and sustainability

Barton Stam

pg 12-13

Casper demonstration site evaluates Plant Select releases

Donna Cuin

pg 14-16

Short, sweet, tough

Amy Fluet

pg 17-19

Woo-hoo!  I (successfully) install a livestock watering pipeline

Dallas Mount

pg 20-23

Ask Sam (Bluegrass a water hog?)

pg 24

Throw down the gauntlet against mountain pine beetle

Les Koch

pg 25-27

Summer 2011



Spring and summer - full of challenges and opportunities

Jennifer Thompson

pg 4

Wyoming's bat species - essential allies for rural landowners

Lucy Diggins-Wold

pg 5-6

What's eating your horse? Understanding the bot fly

Scott Schell

pg 7-8

Keeping an eye on Mother Nature

Dan Berc, Chris Jones

pg 9-10

How to compost livestock manure on small acreages

Dallen Smith

pg 11-12

Solar electric systems: Making Wyoming's sunny skies work for you

Milt Geiger

pg 13-15

Featured landowners: C-V Ranch goes from baby steps to leaps and bounds
with integrated weed management

Amy Jerup

pg 16-17

High tunnel surprises

Jeff Edwards

pg 18-19

Ask Sam (needle drop)

pg 20

Do you know these native, water-wise plants?

Jennifer Thompson

pg 21

Here's one way to build a rain barrel for when Mother Nature turns on the faucet

Carrie Wiese, Trish Penny

pg 22-23

Plague - what causes it? What are the symptoms?

Fred Emerich

pg 24-25

Fall 2011



I plan to savor these fall days

Jennifer Thompson

pg 4

Wyoming fish ponds: How to build and stock them

Sandra Frost

pg 5-7

Bulbs well-adapted to our inhospitable climate

Jennifer Thompson

pg 8-9

Featured landowner: High tunnels, high production - and the highlife

Jeff Edwards

pg 10-11

Pioneer plants of the West: Can you identify these hardy survivors?

Justina Russell

pg 12

Management-intensive grazing: What is it and could it work for you?

Dallas Mount

pg 13-15

Winter: The perfect time to rid property of Russian olives

Mary Mckinney

pg 16-18

Simple steps when storing root vegetables lead to great-tasting food months from now

Hudson Hill

pg 19-21

A simple guide to energy efficiency: Put your home's energy gluttons on a permanent diet

Ed Werner

pg 22-23

Ask Sam - Antitranspirant sprays

pg 24

Encourage ladybird beetles to stay in your garden

Jeff Edwards

pg 25-26

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