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Brandy Ernzen, brand manager: 785-274-4304, 

Inside the March issue of Farm Collector, on newsstands Feb. 19 

 FCM March 2013 cover 

Antique Fordson Worth a 40-Year Wait – After 40 years and several attempts to purchase a rare 1927 Fordson Model F crawler with a winch, a Minnesota collector finally realizes his dream.

Check-Row Planter’s Accuracy Rivals Today’s High-Tech Implements – Horse-drawn check-row planters such as those made by the Hayes Pump & Planter Co. offered spacing accuracy to rival today’s GPS-aided planters.

Early Jeeps Delivered Mobility in Remote Areas – The end of World War II brought four-wheel drive jeeps to rural areas, enabling farm families to have greater mobility, especially in bad weather.

Ohio Cultivator Line Lives on in Collection – A man collects Ohio Cultivator farm, lawn and garden equipment, tools and memorabilia, and shines light on the company’s history.

Fordson Major Makes Its Mark in Britain – Starting in 1945, Fordson sold its Major model in Great Britain. The tractor gained popularity for its power, fuel-efficient diesel engine and ability to be customized for specific tasks and terrains.

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, Mother Earth Living, Utne Reader, Capper’s and Grit. Ogden Publications also produces environmentally friendly housewares through Natural Home Products LLC, and provides insurance and financial services through its Capper’s Insurance Service division.

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