Farm Life

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

Threshing, Then and Now

Column by Sam Moore

Sam Moore shows us how different threshing was a century ago in a letter sent to The American Thresherman.

Summertime Joys of the Horse Tank

Article by Delbert Trew

Read how this writer spent many summer hours of his youth in Texas.

Iron Age Ads: The New Empire

Article by the Farm Collector staff

This ad, from an undated Empire sales catalog, advertised J.F. Seiberling and Co. equipment.

Capping off a Hat Collection

Submitted by Jim Lacey

Check out the collections amassed by this South Dakota contributor.


Reflections on Cotter Pins and Nails

Submitted by John Carney

This New York reader shares fond memories of lessons learned in the shop from his Uncle Hank.

Memories of Bluegrass Stripping

Submitted by Edwin Holaday

A June article reminds this reader of days on the farm in Illinois.

Mother's Slipper

Column by Sam Moore

Bascome B. Clarke and Sam Moore recall the days when mothers weren't hesitant to discipline their children.

The Calf Path

Column by Sam Moore

Sam Moore shares a poem about a path left behind by a calf and what came afterwards in the centuries to follow.


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