Healthy Chicks

Chicks are Arriving at Your Nearby Coastal

February 24, 2017 / No Comments / By: Vanessa Berning

Keeping Chicks Happy and Healthy Spring is in the air (or at least hints of it), and chicks are arriving happy and healthy at your nearby Coastal Farm & Ranch. Days before they get to your store, it’s all hands on deck for our employees who care for the tiny, sweetly chirping chicks. The care […]

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Managing Compost

The ABCs of Composting

February 24, 2017 / No Comments / By: Vanessa Berning

Urban Farmer’s Almanac

Backyard gardeners everywhere love composting. Of course, ranchers and farmers have been composting long before it was cool. That’s because composting helps reduce waste and adds nutrients to the soil, making it ideal for growing plants and vegetables. Whether you’re a composting commando or a newcomer, we’ve compiled some tips to help turn your leaves […]

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Snowshoe Basics

Snowshoeing for Fun and Exercise

Hundreds of years ago, trappers, traders, and anyone living in areas where deep snowfall prevailed used snowshoes to get around. Up until recently, the designs hadn’t changed much, which meant snowshoes looked more like a set of tennis rackets and functioned just about as well. Today’s snowshoes have been redesigned to make any trek through […]

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Gun Safes

How to Pick the Perfect Gun Safe

Urban Farmer’s Almanac

Owning a gun safe is a great way to preserve your firearms. It’s also ideal when you want to protect your family and keep your guns and ammunition out of the wrong hands. While it’s a right of passage for hunters and gun enthusiasts alike, picking the perfect safe can seem overwhelming with so many […]

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Gun Safety

The Basics of Gun Safety (and where to find a class near you)

The right to own a firearm is a big part of the United States Constitution. But simply reciting the Second Amendment isn’t enough to ensure your safety or the safety of those around you. Everyone needs to understand gun and hunting safety. Take an Online Course There are courses you can take online in Oregon […]

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Ag News Roundup

Ag News Roundup

Current Agricultural News, Stories, and Reports for the week of February 19, 2017

In todays Ag News Roundup, a new source of jet fuel can be grown almost anywhere, a farm incubator takes root near Mount Vernon, residents asked to help end beetle population, record snowfall damages the onion industry, and Oregon takes a careful look at its forests. OSU Find Camelina Oil Could be Source of Jet […]

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Valentine Gifts

Gifts for Your Valentine

Gifts for Your Valentine Chocolates and flowers are nice. But country gifts are better. This year give your Valentine something fun, useful, stylish, and beautiful. Coastal Farm & Ranch has the perfect gift for the love of your life. Just stop by, do a little shopping, and you’ll be a Valentines Day hero. Country Girls: […]

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Calving

Everything You Need for Calving Season

Everything You Need for Calving Season Country life has its magical moments. Calving isn’t always one of them, unless you’re well prepared, know what to expect, and subscribe to an old cattleman’s saying: Hope for the best. Plan for the worst. With some help from Justine Ferguson of JSL Angus in Madras, Oregon, we’ve put […]

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