Sampling Of Stories Featured in the Current Issue of FARM SHOW Magazine:
New System Makes Anhydrous On The Farm
Given the high cost of anhydrous and other nitrogen-based fertilizers, FuelPositive, a Waterloo, Ontario, company, is using its proprietary ammonia synthesis technology to produce small-scale and decentralized anhydrous ammonia right on the farm.
Having undergone ...[more]
Wood Splitter Runs On Wood Gas
David Boyt makes lots of wood chips sawing up logs, as much as a ton on good days. He also burns about 4 gals. of gasoline. With a ton of wood chips equaling the energy in 120 gals. of gasoline, it made sense to put them to work.
“Running my gasoline engine on woo...[more]
They Make Products To Solve Farm Problems
Springfield Ag Products is a farmer-run business in Manitoba that aims to connect agriculture workers with attachment tools that boost productivity.
“We started making products for our own use and posting them on our Instagram page,” says current manager Curtis Ho...[more]
They Farm Under Solar Panels
Jack’s Solar Garden in Boulder County, Colo., produces solar power and solar-powered vegetables. Byron Kominek is evaluating the area beneath the panels for cattle grazing as well. The 24-acre farm produced hay and wheat for Kominek’s grandfather Jack.
“We have 3,...[more]
Mower Grab Bar Looks Factory-Built
Norman Fox loved his new John Deere Z740R mower. But at 83, balance issues made him nervous about getting on and off the machine. He fixed the problem by going through his scrap pile to find parts to build a grab bar that looked like it came from the factory.
Experimental Fordson Restored To “Like New” Condition
“As far as I know, I have the oldest Fordson experimental tractor built by Henry Ford that exists anywhere,” says Duane Helman as he describes his flawless gray-bodied and red-wheeled gem. Nondescript without decals, it’s identified only by the ‘9X’ stamped into its engine block. “This tractor was...[more]