Farm Life

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

Encounter with a Tramp

By Sam Moore

Sam Moore shares a story about "tramps" or what we might call hobos or bums.

Radio Surprise

By Sam Moore

Sam Moore shares an account of one's first encounter with radio from 90 years ago.

No Sparing of the Razor Strop

By Delbert Trew

The razor strop helped deter orneryness and disobedience at the Trew house.

Putting Up Hay

By Clell G. Ballard

Farm terminology kept pace with changes in farm practices.


A John Deere Model H Tractor’s Role in World War II

By Kevin Titus

A John Deere Model H served as both a farm tractor and personal transportation for an aircraft spotter during war.

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.


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!

Save Even More Money with our SQUARE-DEAL Plan!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our SQUARE-DEAL automatic renewal savings plan. You'll get 12 issues of Farm Collector for only $24.95 (USA only).

Or, Bill Me Later and send me one year of Farm Collector for just $29.95.

Facebook Pinterest YouTube