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DR Power Equipment to Introduce New ATV Attachments in April

DR Power Equipment logo

DR Power Equipment (a Generac® Company), for 30 years the industry leader in professional-grade power equipment for homeowners, has announced its April 2017 launch of the most complete line-up ever of tow-behind implements for ATV and UTV owners.

“Lots of companies carry a few ATV attachments,” says company President, Matt Bieber. “But with our existing line of truly unique tow-behind DR tools, we saw the opportunity to add to it, creating perhaps the first ever one-stop shopping experience for ATV owners.”

“We offer all of our specialized tow-behind tools for property maintenance – Field and Brush Mowers, Finish Mowers, Trimmer/Mowers, Tillers, Power Graders, heavy-duty Dump Trailers, Lawn Sweepers, and Power Sprayers; and now we have added a full line ATV tools specifically designed for small scale farming.”

The company’s new ATV Attachments line will also include a full new line of tow-behind Cultivators, Drag Harrows, Disc Harrows, Cultipackers, Receiver/Spreaders, and Landscape Rakes – everything an ATV owner might need to grow food, or to create food plots to attract game.

"ATV attachments are a natural for us," says Bieber, "since more than half of our current customers already own an ATV or UTV. They've already made the bigger investment, so adding a work attachment or two is an efficient way for them to get more value out of their vehicle."

The ATV/UTV market is robust, with well over 500,000 units sold each year. Research shows that a large segment of ATV and UTV owners are using their units for general chore and property maintenance along with recreation. DR Power believes that there is a market opportunity in offering property care tools which help ATV and UTV owners get the most out of their machines. Since the introduction of the DR Trimmer/Mower in 1987, DR Power has been dedicated to improving the experience of caring for country properties. The expansion of ATV towable equipment is a natural development of DR Power’s core product lines.

In keeping with the company’s one-stop shopping theme, all of these implements are available online at factory-direct prices with free shipping (some limitations apply) and come with 6-month home trials.

Beginning in April 2017, information on the all new DR ATV Attachments HQ, including its completely new line of small-scale farming tools, will be available at

DR ® Power Equipment , a division of Country Home Products, Inc.(a Generac® company), the premier developer and marketer of professional-grade outdoor equipment for residential use, was founded in 1985 in Charlotte, Vermont. Today it occupies three facilities and employs 220 people. For more information, visit the web site at

Premier and Iowa State University to Host Sheep Field Day

Sheep at Sheep Field Day

Iowa State University and Premier 1 Supplies will host a Sheep Field Day at Premier’s facilities, on Saturday, Feb. 18. There will be multiple seminars from industry researchers and representatives.

Speakers are Professor Dan Morrical of Iowa State University, Dr. Travis Hoffman of North Dakota State University, Dr. Richard Ehrhardt of Michigan State University, Lesa Eidman of Superior Farms (California) and Stan Potratz of Premier 1 Supplies (Washington, Iowa).

Topics of discussion will include: lamb quality, how to succeed with forage crops, pros and cons of accelerated lambing, impact of micro minerals on feeding sheep, what do lamb buyers like and dislike, and hands on teaching of critical winter shepherding skills. Tours will be provided of Premier’s barns and unique lambing facilities.

Cost is $20 per person, collected the day of the event. A lamb lunch is included with the price. Please RSVP ahead of time via the Premier 1 Supplies website.

Additional sponsors are Iowa State University, Superior Farms, the American Lamb Board, and the Iowa Sheep and Wool Promotion Board.

Premier has provided electric fence and netting, sheep and goat supplies, clippers and shears, poultry supplies, and expert advice for over 30 years.

ATCA Mid-Hudson Chapter 14th Annual Antique Truck Show

Antique Truck Club of America logo

Join us at the Ulster County Fairgrounds in New Paltz, New York, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Aug. 13, 2017, for antique trucks, tractors and more at the Antique Truck Club of America’s Mid-Hudson Chapter show! Easy access off NYS Thruway exit 18 or from route 44/55. Lots of space for trucks, vendors and spectator parking. All trucks and tractors 25 years and older welcomed. Food and refreshments available on-site. Show truck registration $5.00 per truck – dash plaques for the first 75 vehicles.

Pre-registered/prepaid truck-related vendors welcome. Vendor spaces are $25.00 for 10ft x 20ft space.

Contact info: Wayne Otis/Mike Fowler – 845-255-6211/845 883-7191

DuFour Tractor Parts

Old tractors awaiting restoration

DuFour Tractor Parts in Nashville, North Carolina, sells parts for most brands of tractors. With over 3,800 new parts in stock, from paint to piston rings, and thousands more available, we are sure we can help you find the right part. We also sell used tractor parts from more than 75 different models of older tractors. We will be glad to ship parts anywhere. Currently our new parts page gives examples of what we have to offer, and we are adding products to the site daily. We will soon be adding online ordering, but until we get that up and running, please call or email to ask about the specific parts you need!

Contact info:
Jason DuFour
DuFour Tractor Parts
3369 Old Bailey Highway
Nashville, NC 27856
(252) 230-6387

Fifth Annual Gone Farmin' Iowa Premier by Mecum Auctions

Fifth Annual Gone Farmin' Iowa Premier

Mecum Auctions’ Gone Farmin’ will hold its 2016 auction finale with the Iowa Premier at the Mississippi Valley Fair Center in Davenport, Iowa, Nov. 10-12. A collector’s and enthusiast’s dream, the event is set to offer more than 300 tractors, 400 signs and farm relics and 400 vintage toys.

Serious machines packing quite a punch of power are set to cross the Iowa Premier auction block led by the 1972 John Deere 4320 FWD (Lot S34). This powerhouse is completely restored with 4,719 original hours. Another featured tractor that is sure to garner attention is Lot S33 – one of the cleanest, low-hour, original 1955 FWA tractors in existence – the 1971 Oliver 1955 Diesel. If you’re a Farmall fan, you’ll want to check out the 1966 Farmall 1206 (Lot S32) to be offered with no reserve.

One of the top tractors for offer at the Iowa Premier is a Rumely R 25-45 (Lot S50). If this tractor could talk, it would undoubtedly have some great stories to tell. This grand tractor is beautifully restored and is sure to be an anchor of any collection. In addition, a 1922 Waterloo Boy N (Lot F80) will be offered at no reserve.

Vintage toy enthusiasts will also have the opportunity to start their holiday shopping early with the third annual Gone Farmin’ toy auction that begins on Thursday at 1 p.m. The toy auction includes a selection of Wyandotte trucks, a Retro 123 fire truck, a custom chrome Zephyr train, pedal cars, pedal tractors and much more.

A selection of more than 400 signs and farm relics – including a Wiard Plows (Lot M81) single-sided wood sign with smalt paint, John Deere Implements (Lot M150) single-sided porcelain sign and a variety of Borden’s signs – will be offered on Friday following the tractors. In addition, an early book collection will also be offered.

To register as a bidder for the Gone Farmin’ Spring Classic vintage tractor auction, visit Spectator attendance is complimentary and encouraged. Portions of the auction will be broadcast on RFD-TV, and the entire event will be streamed live at For more information about the auction, to consign a tractor or to register to bid, visit or call (262) 275-5050.

1971 Oliver 1955

1971 Oliver 1955 Diesel (Lot S33). All photos courtesy Mecum Auctions.

About Mecum Auctions

The Mecum Auction Company has been specializing in the sale of collector cars for 29 years, now offering more than 20,000 vehicles per year. Headquartered in Walworth, Wisconsin, Mecum Auctions is the world leader of collector car, vintage and antique motorcycle and Road Art sales. In 2010, Dan Mecum launched the Gone Farmin’ tractor division within the company and has since grown it into a thriving venture now offering four auctions each year. For further information, visit or call (262) 275-5050. Follow along with Mecum’s social media news and join us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram.


Mecum Auctions’ Gone Farmin’ Iowa Premier
Mississippi Valley Fair Center
2815 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52804
Nov. 10-12, 2016
Admission: FREE
Preview: Gates open daily at 7 a.m.
Toy Auction: Begins at 1 p.m. on Thursday
Tractor Auction: Begins at 9 a.m. on Friday and Saturday
Signs & Farm Relics Auction: 2 p.m. or directly after tractors on Friday

1966 Farmall 1206

1966 Farmall 1206 (Lot S32).

1972 John Deere 4320

1972 John Deere 4320 FWD (Lot S34).

Gist Ranch Partial Dispersal Auction

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at 10 a.m.

Gist Ranch partial dispersal auction day takes place Oct. 22, 2016, at 10 a.m., on the Wagon Wheel Ranch, 6140 County Road 2200, Lampasas, Texas 76550. Selling farm, ranch equipment, over 100 vintage farm implements, wagon wheels, rock windrower and picker, assorted rebar, drill stem pipe, panels, feeders, 8-foot by 8-foot concrete panels, concrete forms, structural steel, Corten steel, 10 channel iron, 10.5 casing, barbeque pits and much more.

Gist Ranch Partial Dispersal Auction
Rosenbusch Auctioneer Service (#7017)
Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, 10 a.m. (Preview Oct. 21) Lampasas, Texas
John Gist, (432) 664-6065