Farm Life

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

Remembering ‘The Farmer’s Air Force’

Story by Robert N. Pripps

Aerial application industry marks its centennial with anniversary of Curtiss Jenny JN-6 crop duster.

Harvest Freezes: A Moment in Time

Column by Anthony B. Lovelace

Read about this historical snapshot of farm life at the turn of the century in America.

Iron Age Ads: Peerless in its Field

Article by the Farm Collector staff

Check out this vintage 1895 advertisement for the famous Peerless line of steam-powered machinery built by the Geiser Mfg. Co., Waynesboro, Pennsylvania.

Nothing New Under the Sun

Submitted by Richard Stout.

Check out this piece of Americana, a photo of a double tractor from the olden days!


Turbocharged 1955 Model A

Submitted by John Strepek

A reader recalls his restoring his family owner 1950 Model A tractor

New Zealand Adventure

By Leslie C. McManus

Read about the Farm Collector tour group's journey way down under to New Zealand for the trip of a lifetime.

The Big Dig

By Farm Collector

Historical construction group, Prairie Plowing Days organizers plan the ultimate “working show” in Kansas.

The Vermifuge Bottle

Column by Sam Moore

Van Tassel's Vermifuge, a favorite rememdy of one grandmother, was almost too nauseous to swallow and would find a way to ruin dinner for a preacher.


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