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Inside the February issue of Farm Collector, on newsstands Jan. 19
Pink tractor raises money for hospice, collectors search for antique livestock signs and more


February 2010 issue


Pink Tractor Makes Green
 A Wisconsin couple restores a 1955 Oliver Super 77 tractor, painting it in pink and showing it in parades as a fundraiser for a nearby hospice center. So far, the couple has raised more than $11,000. Page 36

Livestock Signs Recall Different Era
 Vintage livestock signs from the 1950s and ’60s, especially those in good condition and depicting pure-bred animals, have become big business. Page 22

Full of Fergusons When a Chaska, Minn., man purchases a 1946 Ford-Ferguson 2N tractor to work his small plot, he never imagines that, 15 years later, he will own 75 pieces of Ferguson equipment. Page 24

A Lesson in Steam — Learn the basics of operating steam engines — and how to stay safe while doing so — by attending one of nine continuing education courses throughout the country. Page 32
The Abominable Snow Tractor
 A Fairfield, Idaho, man still relies on his 1944 Allis-Chalmers M7 snow tractor to get around mountainous areas in heavy snow. Page 28

and more …

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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