An orchard full of mature apple trees is quite pleasant, but low-hanging branches can complicate or prevent mowing. A little pruning can make a big difference.
This John Deere 594 could be 75 years old but it still serves admirably thanks to simple design, ease of use and the fact that it just plain works.
Is the latest always the greatest? Not necessarily, when it comes to tractors. A restored Massey Ferguson 135 shows that old tractors still have use on hobby farms.
A little strength, a little patience and a pair of pruning loppers can unite to help you remove small stumps without big holes. Here’s how.
Tractors, lawn mowers, ATVs, chainsaws, snow blowers—farmers use a lot of loud equipment, so it’s important to own noise-cancelling earplugs or earmuffs. Here are tips on buying as well as other ways to mitigate noise.
Don’t discount the idea of heirloom tools. Some old tools I recently found on a family property are going back into service, and I find them just as special and meaningful as any other type of heirlooms.