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.
He Plants, Harvests Two Crops From The Same field
Andrew Pohl worries less about yields than he does profit. While others chase maximum yields with one crop, he is looking at the profit potential of planting two crops in the same field at the same time.
"My goal is no inputs, and I'm do...[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]