Chicken Molting

What to Expect When Your Chickens Molt

  As fall weather makes an abrupt appearance and trees start to lose their leaves, chickens will start doing the same with their feathers. This natural occurrence is called molting. While it happens every fall for chickens 18 months and older, it can catch new chicken owners by surprise. Here’s what you can do to […]

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Bacon Appetizers

How to Make Three Delicious Bacon Appetizers

It’s tailgating season. You’ll find all the grilling gear you need at your Northwest Owned and Operated Coastal Farm & Ranch. That includes some of the biggest savings of the year on name bands like Traeger, Green Mountain, Big Green Egg, and Pit Boss. Plus, you’ll find accessories, smoking chips, pellets and a whole lot […]

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Emergency Preparedness

Being Ready for An Emergency

Coastal’s Urban Farmer’s Almanac

  With September being National Emergency Preparedness Month, we’ve covered fire safety on public and private lands, farm safety for you and your hired hands, as well as how to prepare for an emergency and what to include in a 72-hour emergency kit. Today we’re going to wrap up emergency prep month with some information […]

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Farm Safety

Being Safe on the Farm

  The National Safety Council has spotlighted farm and ranch safety during the third week in September for nearly 75 years. To help celebrate National Farm Safety and Health Week (September 17-23), we’ve put together a list of ways you can improve the safety on your property, whether you own a hobby farm or a […]

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Emergency Preparedness

Preparing for an Emergency with a 72-Hour Supply Kit

Coastal’s Urban Farmer’s Almanac

  Here in the Pacific Northwest, we don’t get a lot of flooding, tornados or hurricanes. But we do have plenty of wildfires. They say there’s also a good chance of some huge earthquakes in our future. Wherever you live in the Pacific Northwest, it’s a good idea to pack and store a 72-hour survival […]

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Ag News Roundup

Coastal Ag News Roundup

Current Agricultural News, Stories, and Reports

  In today’s Ag News Roundup, drought spreads in Washington, penned heifers are more stressed, forest management being blamed for wildfires, John Deere makes a big purchase, and more livestock killed by wolves. Drought Spreads Fast in Washington State A lack of precipitation and some of the hottest weather on record has led to more […]

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Emergency Preparedness

Safe Use of Public and Private Lands During Fire Season

Coastal’s Urban Farmer’s Almanac

  September is National Emergency Preparedness Month. In the coming weeks, we’ll tell you how to compile a 72-hour emergency kit for you and your family. But with all the fires raging in the Pacific Northwest, now is the perfect time to highlight ways to avoid causing a wildfire. Whether you live in the country […]

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Preparing Your Home for a Stove

What to Know Before Adding a Stove or Fireplace to Your Home

  Whether you’re going for ambiance, functionality, or a backup source of heat, adding a wood stove, pellet stove, or gas-burning fireplace can be a great addition to any home. Before you go out and buy a cord of wood or bags of pellets, there are a few things to consider. Know Your State Laws […]

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Plants that Can Harm Your Pet

Know the Plants that Can Harm Your Pets

  There are well over 1,000 different plants that can adversely affect dogs and cats, according to the ASPCA. You can find the full list at the ASPCA website. While that’s a huge list, and quite worrisome, we’ve narrowed it down to 21 green suspects that are likely to cause harm if your pet were […]

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Getting Your Horse Ready for Colder Weather

  Fall is just around the corner. As the weather gets colder and we get busier, the chores tend to pile up. Sometimes things get skipped altogether. It happens to the best of us. But if you’re a horse owner, there are a few fall tips you should keep at the top of your “to […]

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