Farm Life

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

John Deere History

By Sam Moore

Amaze your friends with knowledge of all 12 of the Deere & Company factories in 1940.


Rural Courtship with a Model A Ford

By Clell G. Ballard

Using a Model A Ford to spend more time away from the parents and more time with a young lady.


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.


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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.