Living in the country is a blessing.  We all have reasons for living where we live—what’s yours?
Welcome to the August issue of AcreageLife magazine. As August arrives, we often get our first chance to take a breather while straddling the busy part of early-summer and the rash of fall activities just around the corner.Not to sound too “continental,” but I can’t say I disagree with the European tradition of using August rather than July as the vacation month of choice. August has an ease that July misses. Maybe it’s because July is full of obligations: Class reunions, big family get-togethers, mad-dash family vacations, and six different fireworks displays to see over the Fourth of July weekend.August, on the other hand, seems to take its time. Kids slow down and almost savor the last few weeks before school starts at the end—and increasingly in the middle—of the month. The air, while still plenty warm, feels just a touch crisper, and the wind carries just the slightest hint of the cooler weather that will follow.And here in the Midwest, August is when the corn and beans start looking like, well, honest-to-goodness corn and beans. I don’t know about you, but it just doesn’t feel right to me until the corn is at least as tall as I...
Spartanburg, S.C. - KYMCO USA is rolling into 2015 with 32 models of off-road vehicle, including four versions of the all-new mid sized UXV 450i side-by-side vehicle and a UXV 500i outfitted with a 5kW generator sure to help operators with a variety of utility applications and chores. Also on the list of new vehicles...
Vergennes, VT (June 10, 2014) – DR Power Equipment has long been a leader in outdoor property maintenance equipment. In 2011, they revolutionized wood splitting with the introduction of the kinetic RapidFireTM Log Splitter line – the world’s fastest log splitters – which offered a faster,...
Vergennes, VT (June 10, 2014) – DR Power Equipment has long been a leader in outdoor property maintenance equipment. With a penchant for innovation and problem­solving, the company works constantly to update and improve their product lines. This year, DR is excited to introduce a completely reengineered line...
Canines and country life go together like bees and flowers—for some of us, they just make life worth living. Tell us about the canine count on your property.

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