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2011 Archives

Barnyards & Backyards

Barnyards & Backyards Index of Articles - 2011

(Back issues of the magazine can be ordered)

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



Page #

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



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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



Page #

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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