Farm Life

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

Some Things Never Change

By Sam Moore

According to Country Gentlemen Magazine, not many of our congressmen are very qualified to write and enact farm laws and programs.

How to Spend Winter Evenings

By Sam Moore

Long winter evenings, often wasted, offer golden opportunities to acquire knowledge in a relatively short time.

The Mule Solution: Farming with Mules

By Darrel Wrider

Iowa millionaire successfully farmed 10 sections of land with mules.

Deere and the Great Depression

By Sam Moore

One has to wonder whether present-day companies would do what Deere & Company did during the Great Depression.


Between the Bookends

By the Farm Collector staff

If you're looking to fill out your bookshelf, check out these books for collectors of vintage equipment.

A Threshing Story

By Sam Moore

A letter from an old issue of The American Thresherman magazine gives insight into threshing in the first decades of the 20th century.

Christmas in 1945

By Sam Moore

Sam Moore shares some tidbits from the December 1945 issue of Farm Journal magazine for the Christmas season.

Rural Road Was a Contrary Course

By Leonard Lee Rue III

A rural road might have benefited from modern engineering, but it still provided plenty of fond memories.