Sampling Of Stories Featured in the Current Issue of FARM SHOW Magazine:
Giant Tomato Plant Produces Monster Yield
Jim Zamzow has harvested as much as 1,000 lbs. of tomatoes from his monster tomato plants that reach 20 ft. high or more, outgrowing his 17-ft. tall tomato cages. He credits sun, space, and the soil-building products he markets under his own Dr. JimZ brand.
Zero-Turn Foot Pedals Less Tiring, Give Better Control
You’ll like this new foot pedal system for zero-turn mowers that puts a lot less strain on shoulders, arms and back than hand levers.
“With the Ergomower concept, you can use your feet, your hands, or both,” explains Harold Newcomb, Ergomower. “Everyone who tries it loves it. I tell people,...[more]
4-WD Tractor Built From Two Farmall Rear Ends
“It rides on narrow tires and has high clearance. Works great to spray corn and potato crops,” says William Davis, who built an articulated 4-WD tractor out of two 1950’s vintage Farmall C rear ends and a 45 hp. diesel engine from a Ford 3000 tractor.
“It took 3 years to build. The first year I g...[more]
MTD Garden Tractor Fitted With Tracks, Skis
Adam Galowitz’s MTD garden tractor will go just about anywhere, thanks to its homemade half-tracks. A pair of 3-ft. long metal snowmobile skis mount on front of the tractor, and there’s a 3-ft. square cargo box on back. The tires are strapped down into steel “cups” on the skiis, making them easily...[more]
First-Of-Its-Kind “Extendable” Trailer
Here’s a new idea in utility trailers that we’ve never seen before – a 10-ft. “extendable” trailer that can be quickly lengthened to 14 ft. whenever you need more capacity.
Developed by Willis Trailers in Lynchburg, Va., the trailer comes with a fold-up floor assembly on front. It consists of 2 p...[more]
15-Ton Plow Restored Flooded Farms
Fields flooded in 2019 might benefit from deep moldboard plowing with this “world’s largest” 15-ton, single share plow that turns soil as deep as 7 ft. The Post plow was used on around 1,500 acres of Missouri farmland that flooded in 1993 and 1994.
University of Missouri Extension soybean special...[more]