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Aunique Ranch: A Horse Rancher’s Paradise in New Waverly, TX

One couple shares their story of buying their dream property and turning it into a horse breeding and sales business, a haying operation and a...

How to Naturally Maintain Ponds and Lakes on Your Rural Property

You want a pond on your property, but how do you naturally prevent dense algae blooms and other forms of nutrient pollution? A company in the...

The Rural Landowner’s Guide to Earth Sheltered Homes

Could an earth sheltered house be right for you? An expert explains how these affordable alternative, energy-efficient homes are built.

The Best Way to Leave Land to Your Family Members

An expert offers tips about leaving land to your family members through rural estate planning.

7 Ways to Make Money Off Your Land While Hosting a Wind Turbine

Whether you have vacant land hosting a single turbine or limited land space after installing a turbine, don’t let that land go to waste.

7 Tips for Starting a Master-Planned Garden on Your Land

Before making any drastic changes to your land, draft a master plan for your garden and move carefully to reach your ultimate goal.

How does fire benefit landowners?

When uncontrolled fires occur, it can be easy to forget the benefits of fire on land and how it has changed landscapes for the better. Woodrow...

How to drought-proof your land

A permaculture expert shares 8 tips to prevent drought and conserve water on your rural property.

How to Build a Pond or Lake on Your Rural Property

If you’re hoping to add a pond or lake to your property, there are many factors to consider and lots of planning to do. Our latest infographic...

Why manage wildlife on hunting land?

Longtime hunter Steve Simmons explains the benefits of managing wildlife for hunting land, both to increase the health of the deer population and...