Even if the weather in your area doesn’t reflect spring’s arrival, it’s time to get machinery, land and growing areas ready for the yearly change.
During long, snowy winters, your farm machines might need a little assistance in the form of good old-fashioned physical labor. Just ask me and my snowblower.
Icy walking paths (especially after heavy snow) can be tricky enough to stall even a utility tractor with a 7-foot snowblower. Here’s how we freed the machine.
When snowfall gets serious and rooftop accumulation gets concerning, you need special tools to ensure that your roofs stay clear and prevent collapse.
A front-end loader is great for some moving and hauling, but a forklift attachment helps you move certain things more easily and safely.
Polar vortex or not, extreme cold seems normal for winter in the Midwest and other regions. Here are tips that will help you and various parts of your farm get through it.
Farm machinery can be complicated, and even if it’s not, you might forget how to perform infrequent maintenance tasks. Manuals are the best resource for operational and other data.
These DIY guidelines provide plans for building an old-fashioned stone boat, which can be used to remove large rocks or other debris from fields.
A utility loader, a cordless chainsaw, vitamin-and-mineral supplement for goats and a rototiller that’s also a cultivator are among items our editors found.