Aug. 31, 2010


Leslie McManus, editor: (309) 207-0700,
Brandy Ernzen, brand manager: (785) 274-4304,

Inside the October issue of Farm Collector, on newsstands Sept. 21

October 2010 FCM cover

Dissecting Harry Ferguson’s Sellout to Massey-Harris — While Harry Ferguson’s partnership with Massey-Harris left him bitter because of philosophical differences, Ferguson’s engineering design remains his lasting legacy. Part 3 of 3.

Collector Blends Passion for Hobby with Artistic Flair  An 83-year-old Oklahoma collector incorporates farm tools into handcrafted welded artwork, including a 15-foot horseshoe display.

Women Work the Land During Word War II — Columnist Sam Moore reflects on the Women’s Land Army, a corps of female farm laborers called on to replace their male counterparts during World War II.

Rock Island Reminiscence — One man buys and restores a 1929 Rock Island tractor because it brings back fond memories of farming with his grandfather.

Restoring a Family Heirloom — An Iowa collector restores his father’s 1939 horse-drawn New Idea Model 10 manure spreader as a labor of love.

About Farm Collector 
Farm Collector ( is a monthly publication celebrating vintage farm equipment. Since 1998, Farm Collector has featured unique collections, extensive renovation projects, early farm practices and related attractions. Enthusiasts also turn to Farm Collector for previews of notable shows and auctions, and extensive classified advertising.

About Ogden Publications Inc.
Ogden Publications Inc. ( is the leading information resource serving the sustainable living, rural lifestyle, farm memorabilia and classic motorcycle communities. Key brands include Mother Earth News, Natural Home, Utne Reader, Capper’s and Grit. Ogden Publications also provides insurance and financial services through its Capper’s Insurance Service division.

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