Farm Life

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

Anything to Avoid the Pitchfork

Submitted by Bill Hermann

Check out one reader’s cable system of hayforks and a sling for loose hay in his barn.

A Nearly Fatal Error

By Farm Collector readers

Check out these humorous stories from Farm Collector readers about outhouse-related incidents.

A Day that will Live in Infamy

By Delbert Trew

Boyhood memories recall his perspective of war on the home front.

A Winter to Remember

By Clell G. Ballard

Read about how an afternoon of fun was marred by the loss of a cherished gift.


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.


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