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Frozen Like A Deer In The Headlights: New Technology Could Reduce Deer Collisions By 90

Frozen Like A Deer In The Headlights: New Technology Could Reduce Deer Collisions By 90%

If you drive on country roads, chances are you've either hit or nearly collided with a deer frozen in the headlights. Deer collisions are common and...

How Rural Living Brings Recycling Back Home

How Rural Living Brings Recycling Back Home

It has been said that “Necessity is the mother of invention.” That is especially true in a rural environment. Rather than driving to a big box store,...

Land and Ladies: Women Helping Women Manage Land and Timber

Land and Ladies: Women Helping Women Manage Land and Timber

Are you interested in investing in timberland but don't know where to start? We interviewed certified Forester and educator, Danielle Atkins of Land...

How to buy land in Texas  Rethink Rural Blog

How to buy land in Texas | Rethink Rural Blog

If you've been looking for land for sale in Texas, you probably have a lot of questions. Experts offer tips about buying land in Texas.

5 Things You Can Do To Improve The Value of Your Land

5 Things You Can Do To Improve The Value of Your Land

Investing in land has been shown to be a smart and lucrative way to diversify and grow your portfolio. However, just like with a traditional home,...

The Big House: Growing up in rural South Carolina in more innocent times

The Big House: Growing up in rural South Carolina in more innocent times

The holidays are a wonderful time to reflect back on our roots and family traditions. In this heart-felt essay, L. Woodrow Ross shares his memories...

12 Things To Look For In A Homesteading Property

12 Things To Look For In A Homesteading Property

If recent events have you seriously considering finally moving to the country and starting a homestead/hobby farm, you probably have a lot of...

Turn Your Forest Land into a Certified Tree Farm

Turn Your Forest Land into a Certified Tree Farm

More than 74,000 family forest owners have turned their 19 million acres of timberland into certified tree farms. Should you? The director of the...

A Trail Building Tutorial for Recreational Land

A Trail Building Tutorial for Recreational Land

A recreational property, or any piece of wooded land, is not complete without some type of trail system. A trail building novice turned expert shares...

Thinking of Moving to the Country? Here's How to Get Started

Thinking of Moving to the Country? Here's How to Get Started