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2014 Archives

Barnyards & Backyards

Barnyards & Backyards Index of Articles

(Back issues of the magazine can be ordered)

Fall 2014



Page #

Fall. What a Season! Mae Smith pg 2
Ask Sam - I have birdhouses on my property. Do I need to clean them in the fall? pg 4
Fox in the henhouse again! Rex Lockman pg 5-6
Harvesting the wild of Wyoming Sandra Frost pg 7-9
Fencing wildlife out of hay stackyards Scott Cotton pg 10-12
The true costs of having your mare bred Chance Marshall pg 13-14
Preparation, planning, and knowledge - Packhorses help carry you into adventure but require user horse sense Dusty Smith pg 15-17
Sure, a rose is a rose but is that a swift fox, red fox, or gray fox? And about that garter snake... Jacelyn Downey pg 18-19
101 (almost) ways for a high tunnel to die Jeff Edwards pg 20-22
Seed saving steps secure satisfying sequels Mae Smith pg 23-24
The old saying 'Dull as Dirt' doesn't apply here Brian Sebade pg 25-27

Summer 2014



Page #

Ah, Summer Mae Smith pg 2
Ask Sam - When should I cut my hay? pg 4
Thinking about buying an irrigated small acreage? Check water right, soil type, water quality Caleb Carter pg 5-6
Protect horses through vaccinations Alex Malcolm pg 7-9
Hail and Gardens Jennifer Thompson pg 10-13
Featured Landowners: Rural Casper venture grew a family while cultivating tree, vegetable business Donna Cuin pg 14-16
Strong arm these pests so they don't get the upper hand Scott Schell pg 17-19
New booklet highlights garden, landscape plants native to region Jennifer Thompson pg 20-21
Food Safety Modernization Act Melissa Bardsley pg 22-23
What if something happened to you? Succession planning and the small acreage Cole Ehmke pg 24-25
What is meant by 'Take Half, Leave Half'? Barton Stam pg 26-27

Spring 2014



Page #

Cabin fever? We have cures for that! Mae Smith pg 2
Ask Sam - I really love fresh goat milk and am thinking of starting a small, dairy goat herd. I would also like to sell some of the milk. Is that allowed in Wyoming? pg 4
Aspen, cottonwoods prone to problems Chris Hilgert pg 5-6
Ensure you're not bitten when smitten by backyard pond Marta Iwaseczko pg 7-8
Clean equipment, milk hygiene vital to dairy LaDonna Foley pg 9-11
Raspberry patch grows into berry bonanza Jeff Edwards pg 12-14
Is fertilizing irrigated pastures, hayfields, a waste of money? Dallas Mount pg 15-16
Put Wyoming's sunny disposition to work Jon Gardzelewski and Anthony Denzer pg 17-20
Tools of the trade Mae Smith pg 21-23
Strategies to defeat weeds Ashley Garrelts pg 24-25
Can you afford to board your horse? Hannah Swanbom pg 26-27

Winter 2014



Page #

Your magazine is a true team effort Jennifer Thompson pg 2
Ask Sam - Several of my trees were damaged in the big, wet snowstorm that hit Sundance in early October. What should I do? pg 4
Wyoming Apple Project attempts to save Wyoming's diverse apple cultivars Steven Miller pg 5-8
Wyoming tough Jennifer Thompson pg 9-11
The planter grows up Cole Ehmke and Becky Davis pg 12-13
Seed source matters when reclaiming land with native seed Kristina Hufford pg 14-16
Starting plants from seed indoors - The basics Amy Fluet and Jennifer Thompson pg 17-19
Keep on the sunny side Jon Allen Gardzelewski and Anthony Denzer pg 20-22
Herbs at home Karen Panter pg 23-25
I need to spray my tree . . . or do I? Mark Hughes pg 26-27

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