Farm Life

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

Remembering 1960s Corn Dryers and Shellers

By Milferd Smith

A reader shares memories of corn dryers and shellers before the days of farm-shelled dryers.

Deadly Day: Boiler Explosion on the Farm

By Harvey Dinkens

Boiler explosion killed three and injured another in a 1937 incident.

Old-Time Threshing

By Sam Moore

Sam Moore shares a couple of stories of old-time threshing.

Fitting the Pieces Together

By Keith Perron

Iowa man re-creates unique show display featuring wood puzzles from his childhood.


Hatchery Business in the Late 1920s

By Jim Glascock

A reader shares a photo of his grandparents’ chicken hatchery in Indiana from about 90 years ago.

Revisiting the Tongue Truck

By Sam Moore

The tongue truck took some weight off the horses and had other benefits, and Sam Moore shares a humorous story.

Last of the Lazy Farmer: Air Conditioning and Fishing

By Sam Moore

Sam Moore shares the last two "Lazy Farmer" rhymes in his collection.

Uphill the Whole Way

By the Farm Collector staff

A reader sends in an undated photo of what looks like a steam engine being pulled by horses.


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