Written by Jason Governo
Farm fencing is a very important aspect of your farm. Aside from demarcating where your property begins and ends, it’s also used to keep out trespassers as well as to keep in your farm animals. But would you have to go as far as putting up an electric fence to protect your farm? In the case of high-value crops, then it’s probably a good idea that you should. Considering the sheer size of your farm, you will need all the help you can get in keeping your farm safe because you simply just can’t be patrolling your property every day, there’s too much work to be done! If you’re considering putting up electric fences, you should put solar-powered ones. Why? It’s cost-effective and it’s self-sustaining as well! You would literally be putting up a fence that doesn’t need an external power source except for days that there is little sunshine. Your farm would be protected while at the same time, you might even be able to save on your electric bill as well. With such a large property, this is the best solution for you since putting up a regular electric fence would mean that you would have to rig a fence that could stretch out for miles with electricity. Can you imagine the sheer cost of having to maintain and power that? Quite a lot, that’s how much. Just make sure to put up proper signs along your fence to warn people who come too close to your fence that they are electrified.