Farm Life

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

How to Store Photographs

By Georgia Kemp Caraway

Learn how to store photographs and care for your precious pictures.

How to Care for Paper Collectibles

By Georgia Kemp Caraway

From wearing cotton gloves to using acid-free materials, learn how to care for your paper collectibles the right way.

Lessons in Farming with a Tractor

by Sam Moore

Sam Moore relates the story of how one farmer reacted to farming with a tractor after a lifetime of driving a team. It turns out tractors aren't receptive to verbal commands.

The Vanishing Village: Newfangled Machine Puts Salesmanship to the Test

By Farm Collector Staff

An excerpt from "The Vanishing Village" tells of introducing the safety bicycle to a small, turn of the 20th century New York village.


Tales of the Good Old Days with Robinson & Company

by Sam Moore

In the June 1927 issue of the American Thersherman newsletter Bascom B. Clarke remembers fifty years of working with threshing machines, especially Robinson & Company threshers like the "New Bonanza" and the "Money Maker."

Farm Hand Gets More Than He Bargained For

By Clell Ballard

Young farm hand gets more than he bargained for when he takes a John Deere Model B pulling a New Holland hay baler out of gear

Loyal and Hard-Working Sheep Dogs

By Josephine Roberts

Josephine Roberts introduces us to the faithful companion that is the working sheep dog

Farming in Palouse Country - Circa 1938

by Farm Collector

Videos show the incredible wheat harvest in Palouse Country in eastern Washington in the 1930s