Sampling Of Stories Featured in the Current Issue of FARM SHOW Magazine:
Spray-On Bioplastic Shield Stops Weeds
Herbicide-resistant weeds will be forgotten if Vaishali Sharda is successful with her spray-on bioplastic. The Kansas State University researcher recently received a $6 million grant to continue her work using bioplastic to control weeds and reduce soil erosion.
Corn Header Reduces Shelling And Wear
Fantini corn header choppers shut off fast. Make a quarter-turn on one bolt per gearbox, and the chopper is on or off.
“It only takes 5 to 10 min. for the entire header with just one wrench,” says Lee Moran, Fantini North America. “A lot of corn header chopp...[more]
Skull Cleaning Service Offers Permanent Preservation
Lauren Hull of La Grande, Ore., has made a professional business of cleaning and degreasing skulls and antlers.
As a child, Hull was fascinated by the intricacy of nature and all of life’s moving parts. She first worked with bones for a school art project, c...[more]
Leaf Blower Repowered With Harbor Freight Engine
For $25, James Johnson got a blower that clears leaves off his driveway. While it was a good garage sale buy, the $100 Harbor Freight engine he added later made it a real bargain.
“When I first got it, I jury-rigged the blower with its old engine to the front moun...[more]
Custom Grader Levels, Wipes Out Potholes
D. A. Hochstetler & Sons manufactures the Reliable Driveway Finisher Grader. This heavy-duty attachment has adjustable cutting edges and will excavate and grade driveways, parking lots, and construction sites. It’s suitable for both commercial and residential buyers.
Beam Eliminates Snow Ridges
Eric Pederson didn’t like the tall ridges left on the sides of his driveway after using his loader bucket to clear snow. When the next North Dakota wind came through, it would blow the snow back onto his driveway.
“So, I was looking at wings on road graders,” Pederson s...[more]