Farm Life

Life on the land, farm shows, lessons from the past and more

Old-fashioned know-how and experience got the job done

Submitted by Curt Strum 

Check out one reader's experience of dealing with loose hay.

Oh outhouse, where are thou?

By Clell G. Ballard

Timeless but still usable structure “repurposed” for use at remote mountain cabin

“Silo too tall or ladder too short”

Letter submitted by Rollan Schnitker

Check out this historical photo of an old silo in this reader's letter.

Remembering the glory days of the Vermont syrup equipment production

Submitted by Everett W. Demeritt

Find out more about the history of Vermont syrup equipment in this reader's letter.


Making hayfork lesson fun for a new generation

Submitted by Ellis Moore

Read one person's memories of working with a hay fork back in the day.

Shocking Feed was a Shock

By Delbert Trew

The dreaded job left everyone working with sore hands, sore backs and a sigh of relief when the job was concluded.

A Fateful Day with the Rotary Hoe

By Duane Spencer

The article about being bounced off the blue grass stripper reminded me of the time I fell off our DC Case tractor.

Waxing poetic down on the farm

By Sam Moore

Brush up on your knowledge of agrarian poetry with these three turn-of-the-century poems written by farmers. You're sure to find something you like!


Farm Collector April 16Farm Collector is a monthly magazine focusing on antique tractors and all kinds of antique farm equipment. If it's old and from the farm, we're interested in it!

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