Farm Life

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

More Songs of the Lazy Farmer

by Sam Moore

Sam Moore shares more rhymes of the Lazy Farmer from his collection.

Looking for Information on Barrel from Dairy Farm

by Farm Collector

Piece of equipment found on a dairy farm may have been used to grind corn for cattle feed.

Life on Small Farm Was Worth It

By Leonard Rue III

Life was rough on the small farm in the 1930s

Trade Cards Used as Promotional Pieces for Farm Equipment

By John Cole

Moline Plow Co. trade card a standout


William Deering Impresses at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition

By George Wanamaker

William Deering & Co. made quite a splash at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition.

Radio Sets Brought News Faster Than Ever To Rural America

By Clell G. Ballard

Radio sets were rural America’s connection to the world.

The Ohio Farmer in August 1858

by Sam Moore

Sam Moore shares tidbits from the August 14, 1858 issue of The Ohio Farmer paper.

Dust Bowl Broadcast: Harvesting the High Plains

By Jerry Schleicher

Harvesting the High Plains tells the story of man vs. nature in the Dust Bowl years