Sampling Of Stories Featured in the Current Issue of FARM SHOW Magazine:
Museum Houses Big Farmer’s Custom-Built Equipment
Phyllis Carlson says that visitors to the Dawes County Historical Museum in Chadron, Neb., can time-travel through 140 years of agricultural history while looking at some of the most unusual farm implements ever invented.
“We have several buildings, includin...[more]
Bucket Built From Truck Toolbox & Winch
With a winch, an old toolbox and a little ingenuity, Mike Heron built a small bucket for his Suzuki 4-WD quad for garden and yard work.
The inexpensive 2,000-lb. winch hooks up to the quad’s battery and the cable runs next to square tubing secured by b...[more]
He’s Busy As A Bee At Age 17
Jonah Hauser never intended to start a business raising bees and making honey-related products. But the 17-year-old entrepreneur works as beekeeper, product developer, and marketer for his own Hauser’s Honey Company in Detroit Lakes, Minn.
Hauser and his father, Gene, in...[more]
Rebuilding Old Equipment Pays Off
Lar Voss likes the satisfaction he gets from giving a worn-out piece of farm equipment a new lease on life, especially when it’s financially profitable. Buying a John Deere H manure spreader for $350 and selling it for $2,100 makes for a nice profit. All it took was a couple of days, $...[more]
Seed Box Opener Operated By Remote
Dumping a seed box is fast, safe and easy when it’s equipped with the IGSE remote-controlled opener. The redesigned BGO-20 Seed Box Gate Opener is a battery-powered actuator that fits major brands of bulk seed boxes.
“We introduced the original seed box gate opener a fe...[more]
Welding Table Moves With The Job
Anthony Spiering takes his welding table where it’s needed. He no longer carries the work to the table. The mounted shop hoist makes handling heavy projects even easier.
“My dad came up with the welding table idea, and it was one of my first projects when I started work...[more]