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There’s a rumor that feeding birds in the fall can hurt migration; that providing a source of food will encourage birds to stay, and then expose them to the harsh weather come winter. In reality, there are other more pressing factors in play such as climate, instinct, and the amount of light in the day that help birds determine when it’s time to leave. In fact, feeding birds in autumn oftentimes gives them an extra resource of energy that helps make migration easier, so let us help you get ready for the season!   The first thing you’ll want to do is make sure any bird feeders ...
Fall can be the best time of year to ride your horse. Many of the days are cool and sunny, the footing is usually good, the horses are fit from a bountiful summer, and the leaves are turning color. Having the proper saddle and tack can go a long way to assuring your horse isn’t accidentally injured throughout the season.   When buying tack for horses there are several pieces of equipment that you need to include on your shopping list - a saddle and pad, bridle, halter and lead rope, a girth or cinch and blankets in addition to grooming equipment that every horse owner needs to have. ...
Summer is the perfect time for DIY projects, camping, fishing, barbecuing, and just enjoying time with your family and outdoors in general.   It’s late summer now and in gardens, yards, and all over your land there are still projects to be completed before fall and winter set in – preparing your trees and plants for the seasons to come can help save you many headaches in the future.   Having the best mower for your space can go a long way to making sure you have a healthy lawn, and we have pull behinds, cub cadets, and Ferris mowers to suit your needs, but a good STI ...
Serving Harrisonville, MO - Paola, Family Center Farm and Home has been family owned and operated since the first store opened in 1965. Through the years, Family Center has continued to grow. We currently have stores in Harrisonville, Missouri; Butler, Missouri; Paola, Kansas and Winterset, Iowa.   The current location of the corporate office, in Harrisonville, Missouri, is part of the family owned Mill-Walk Mall. This is also the location of the largest store. In addition to maintaining the largest and most current inventory for customers, this store has continued to push the envel ...