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Machines and technology from rural America

Five Minute Shelter

By Dave Canterbury and Jason A. Hunt

Protect yourself from the elements with this quick shelter.

Deter Animals With an Electric Fence

By Ann Larkin Hansen

Protect your crops or livestock by setting an electric fence around your perimeter.

Best Guns to Protect Your Livestock against Coyotes

By Michael Greer

Take a look at these rifle recommendations for guarding your livestock against coyote attacks.

What to Know Before Purchasing a Generator for Your Homestead

By Bobbi Peterson

Homestead generators offer peace of mind and keep your place running smoothly, despite Mother Nature’s whims.


Hunting with a Muzzleloader

By Dennis Biswell

Hunt like a frontiersman with black powder rifles.

Bowhunting Basics

By David Hart

The beginner’s guide to archery hunting.

Guide to Grain Mills

By Carol J. Alexander

Discover the world of grain mills and choose one that fits your needs so you can start milling delicious flours.

The Bushcraft Guide to Hunting Tools

By Dave Canterbury

Learn to select the best tool for hunting in the wild.

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