Sampling Of Stories Featured in the Current Issue of FARM SHOW Magazine:
Gravity-Powered Dump Trailer
No hydraulics are needed to tip Mark Yax’s 4,000-lb. dump trailer. All he has to do is pull a rope from his tractor seat to release the half-cubic yard load. Once it’s empty, the hopper usually swings back into the locked position. If not, a second rope pulls it into place.
“I can ...[more]
Flake Saver Helps Manage Big Square Bales
When feeding livestock, big square bales get messy after you remove the first few flakes. And if you only need a portion of the bale, it’s hard to hold the remainder together.
“After you cut the strings, it has a domino effect with flakes falling on top of one another,”...[more]
Company Searches The Globe For Agricultural Bearings
To satisfy the market for agricultural bearings, Darrell Zimmerman took it upon himself to establish worldwide suppliers for nearly every bearing a farmer could ever need.
“No one was specializing in bearings for the ag industry,” Zimmerman says. “Agriculture has unique...[more]
No Pump Sprayer Is A Best Buy
Lorn Manthey, Northfield, Minn.: “When I went into a big box store to buy a replacement for my hand-pumped garden sprayer, I wasn’t specifically looking for a battery-operated model. But I was convinced after reading all the information on the Pump Zero box. It came home with me, even though it wa...[more]
FFA Students Tackle F20 Restoration
Charlie Bortner of McCook, Neb., may only be a teenager, but he has already racked up an impressive portfolio of tractor restoration projects. An active member of FFA and 4-H, Bortner has been collecting antique tractors since 2019 when he inherited two International Super MTAs from his great-grea...[more]
He Built A Round Barn To Honor His Grandfather
Lyle Bernau’s grandfather built a large round barn on his Whittemore, Iowa, farm in 1914 that was a useful structure until it burned in 1982. Bernau decided to honor his grandfather and mark the 100th anniversary of that round barn project by building his own circular-shaped barn in 2014. It...[more]