Sampling Of Stories Featured in the Current Issue of FARM SHOW Magazine:
Milking Parlor, Creamery “In A Box”
Don’s Dairy Supply is building dairies in shipping containers. Whether a milking parlor, milk house or dairy processing plant, each is customized to the needs and goals of the buyer. The company has been building them for about seven years and has shipped them to 17 states, from Fla. to Colo.
Tip-Proof Feed Bunks Will Never Rust
When Travis Graves, owner of AmeriAg became fed up with cattle feed bunks that either rusted out or were poorly designed, he decided to create his own.
“I got tired of cattle, and especially bulls, easily turning over other bunks that were desig...[more]
Truck Powered By Hit & Miss Engine
Combine a 1949 3/4-ton pickup frame, a 1950 truck bed, a 1969 truck cab and a 1908 hit and miss engine, and you’ve got Barney Kedrowski's Barn Rod. He described the process of building it in a detailed article in the July 2021 issue of Farm Collector magazine. The...[more]
Custom Harvesting Leads To Unique Stalk Chopper
When his custom combining customers wanted him to buy a stalk chopping corn head, Eric Wehling had a better idea. Why spend $50,000 on a new corn head when he could build his own? Seven years later, he’s on his fifth-generation design and he's got a commercial chopping ...[more]
Tractor Loader Fitted With Two Snow Blowers
When Tony Negen found two walk-behind snow blowers on clearance for only $460 for the two of them, he decided to mount both blowers on front of his Kubota loader tractor.
The key to the simple fabrication was building a steel framework with tubing at the bottom that sli...[more]
Home-Built Hog Sorter
Before Bill Lenker of Wilton, Iowa, retired, he raised hogs, often doing most of the feeding and handling work alone. One job he found difficult was measuring and sorting the finished pigs from the smaller, lighter hogs.
“I was always alone without anyone there t...[more]