Sampling Of Stories Featured in the Current Issue of FARM SHOW Magazine:
Asphalt Roller Converted To Skid Steer Drive
Ray Kuhn converted the rear roller of a motorized asphalt roller into a handy attachment for his skid steer. He can roll asphalt, shale or pack dirt, and it doesn’t require a separate motor.
“The fewer things we have to change the oil on and keep tuned up, the bet...[more]
Tin Cans Collect Baler Twine Cuttings
David Arko of Fort Collins, Colo., wanted to do his small part to help protect the environment, so he came up with a simple idea for his straw and hay baler.
“I kept noticing all these little plastic twine cuttings everywhere from when the baler knotters tied the ...[more]
New Doors Boost Grain Bin Safety
Grain bin manufacturer Sukup says its new door for bins is a big step toward improving bin safety.
“There have been incidents where farmers didn’t shut the inner panels before closing and latching the outer panels,” says John Hanig, Sukup grain bin sales director. “The ...[more]
Power Chair Makes Great Parade Ride
Kenny Vandeventer has a front-seat view when he joins in local parades. At first glance, his vehicle appears to be just a seat.
“I saw something similar at a tractor show 4 years ago and told the owner what a great idea it was,” says Vandeventer.
“Flood” Gates Hold Up In High Water
Joe Brewer doesn’t worry about gates over farm streams, knowing they will hold when high water comes. The floodgates are held in place by steel cable anchored with steel well stem pushed 10 ft. into the ground.
“We’ve had water 3 to 4 ft. over the cables...[more]
Old Laundry Tub Makes Handy Oil Reservoir
Chris Nielsen has invented several handy gadgets to make jobs simpler around his farm and repair shop, but none of them helps keep his shop clean as well as his used oil reservoir.
Nielsen changes a lot of oil in trucks, cars, campers and tractors that he dumps in large...[more]