Farm Life

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

Students Learn Traditional Farm Life Practices

By Leslie McManus

Batesville, Indiana, volunteers share traditional farm life practices with students.

Binder Twine Prices Affect Farm Implement Dealers

By Sam Moore

An excerpt from the Farm Implement News shows the effect of binder twine prices on farm implement dealers.

Prison Industries Have Long History in Minnesota

By Bill Vossler

The Minnesota State Prison in Stillwater, Minn., has been a long-time home to prison industries.

Introducing the 2-Gallon CanCooker Jr.

Press Release

CanCooker™, the company that re-invented the old-fashioned-creamery-style can as an innovative, portable convection oven that steam-cooks a complete high-quality meal, has introduced the 2-gallon CanCooker Jr. to make the same great meals for smaller parties.


James Madison Promotes Farming with Oxen

by Sam Moore

In a speech to the Albemarle Agricultural Society in 1818, James Madison presented an argument for farming with oxen being superior to farming with horses.

International Harvester to the Rescue in Wake of Tri-State Tornado of 1925

By Farm Collector

In the wake of the deadly Tri-State Tornado of 1925, International Harvester stood between farmers and crop failure.

Planting Corn: Then and Now

by Sam Moore

Sam Moore wonders at the change from planting corn with row markers to using GPS systems.

Alternative Transportation Was Necessary for Students

By Clell G. Ballard

Recalling the days when alternative transportation was needed for those in rural areas.


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