Sampling Of Stories Featured in the Current Issue of FARM SHOW Magazine:
Mobile Shelter Provides Temporary Protection
Pennsylvania craftsmen Sam Blank Jr. and his father built a sturdy steel canopy system onto a portable feed trough, then built several more units and created a nice business in the process. They rent the canopies to families and businesses that use them to shelter hor...[more]
Mini Silage Bagger A “Best Buy”
Eric Battani, Scottsboro, Ala.: “I’ve been using the Farm Tech Canada Mini Silage Bagger for about a year, and I love it (www.farmtechcanada.com; ph 204-823-3641). I operate Daisy Blossom Farm, a small farm with 22 dairy goats. I sell their milk locally.
Grain Bin Gazebo Great For Entertaining
Jamie Dougherty can entertain friends and family even in the rain. His grain bin gazebo provides shelter from sun or rain with its overhanging roof and bar/counter that wraps around the roof supports.
“My girlfriend saw one on the internet and sh...[more]
Lemon Blue Modern Chickens
Lemon Blue Modern game birds make for a welcome addition to most backyard flocks. As an American Bantam Association recognized variety since 1874, these birds are tame and inquisitive. They are known for their long, thin legs and neck with a pinched tight “whip” tail and up...[more]
He Builds Caskets From Church Pews
When Saint Joseph Church in Cresco, Iowa, decided to remodel and replace its pews in 2013, parishioner Edward Kruse offered to take 24 of them that hadn’t been spoken for. Kruse says he couldn’t bear the thought of the pews being banished to a woodpile and used for firewood...[more]
Cutter Head Fits Mini Excavators
Clip steep hillsides and grass choked canal bottoms with a rotary cutter designed to fit mini excavators. The Mini MX Bushmaster rotary cutters clean up problem areas fast. They are ideal for bank mowing, trail management and landscape maintenance. The hot-dipped, galvanized atta...[more]