Can You Afford That Tool?

Before you make a farm equipment purchase, ask yourself whether you can afford the machine’s true cost over time.

6 Antique Tools: Keep or Toss?

Find good-quality garden tools from garages sales and flea markets with this buyer’s guide that helps you know when to snag a deal or keep on shopping.

Riding Mower Buyer’s Guide

If you’re on the market for a riding mower to take care of your farm lawn, keep these thoughts in mind before hitting the dealership.

A Tool for Tilling

One of the joys of my job as a farm-machinery writer is getting to try out tools. It’s especially fun when the tool turns out to do the job it was promoted to do.

Angle Grinder Shopping: The Buy

After brushing up on tools and motors during my tool-shopping expedition, I spent some time on the web looking at my options and reading reviews for angle grinders.

Tool Torque and Trade-offs

When comparing drills, grinders, circle saws and other rotating tools, available torque is the important factor.

7 Daily Tractor Maintenance Tasks

Before revving up your tractor’s engine for the workday, use this daily maintenance checklist ensure this important piece of small-farm equipment is running smoothly.

Tool Shopping: Check the Amps

For a guy who likes tools, I really hate shopping for them. I want to add an angle grinder to my shop and have started the process.