Every issue of Hobby Farms magazine, our editors search for items that are useful to hobby farmers, whether they’re heavier equipment such as tractor attachments, useful tools, innovative helper items or accessories for livestock management.
So have a look at the things we found that can help your farm run better or keep you and your animals safer, including a livestock bath kit, an app to help your farming operation, a generator and a seed planter and sower.
1. Farming Application
Keep your farm at your fingertips with the Farm at Hand app that tracks planting, spraying, harvesting, equipment maintenance records, part numbers and more.
2. Honda Generator
Honda Power Equipmentâ€™s new EU2200i Super Quiet inverter generator offers more power with color-coded startup components as well as a new fuel-shutoff valve.
3. Itch Protection for Goats
Naturally combat parasitesâ€”lice, mites, fleas, ticks and mosquitoesâ€”in all lifecycle stages with Stop Itch Goat Protector.
4. Textron Starter ATV
Built for youth riders 12 years of age and older, the Alterra 90 is powered by a 90-cc, four-stroke engine with an automatic choke and a 15-mph speed governor.
5. Seed Planter and Sower
Cut planting time with the WOLF-Garten Seed Planter and Sower, which plants seeds in straight rows across any landscape.
6. Livestock Bath Kit
Get rid of winter grime and scurf with the eZall Starter Livestock Bath Kit, which has a nine-position rinse attachment, concentrated body wash, foamer and hose nozzle to get your critters clean.
7. Debris-Removal Tool for Fiber Animals
Perfect for removing debris without harming the fiber from llamas, huacayas and suris, the Slick-N-Go creates an electrostatic field that causes debris to fall off the fiber.
8. Home for Beneficial Bats
Welcome a beneficial colony of bats to your farm to keep insects at bay with this two-celled home to protect bats from the elements and offer them an excellent clinging surface.
9. Garden Hose Rack
The Lifetime Garden Hose Rack comes in two sizes and is made of cast aluminum for weather- and rust-resistance.
This story originally appeared in the March/April 2018 issue of Hobby Farms.