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RK74PSC: The Newest Addition to the RK Tractors Family

Rural King is proud to announce the newest addition to the RK Tractors family, the RK74PSC. The RK74PSC (Power Shuttle Cab) is a quality, utility tractor designed with the farmer in mind. Keeping with our slogan, More Tractor. Less Price.™, our newest RK Tractors model is comparable to other top-rated tractors in its class and ready to get started helping with jobs on the farm. Read on for details on the RK74PSC and everything that goes into our new favorite piece of power equipment.

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Benefits of Creep Feeding Calves

While there’s no silver bullet to consistent pricing or guaranteed premiums, creep feeding calves is one management tool you can use to make your calves more marketable, and in turn, put more dollars in your pocket. Today, our friends at Cargill share their expertise on livestock. Read on to find out how creep feeding could crank up the dial on raising calves.

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DIY Compost Bin and Tips for Composting Beginners

For a homesteader or someone that wants to be more self-sustaining, a compost pile is a must have. One bin can improve the health of your garden, increase your crop yield, and reduce your families waste. You can purchase different styles of compost bins or make them yourself. To get you started, I’ll tell you how to make a quick, simple compost bin and share a few tips for composting success.

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Fencing 101: Basics for Your Farm

Proper fencing is essential on the farm; keeping livestock in, pests out. With so many options to choose from, it can be tough to find the right fencing for your project. The information below will help you choose the right fencing for you and give you some tips and tricks for installation.

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