June 2018 issue highlights:

Considering Solar Powered Water Pumping | Equipment Talk
Feed Train’s Mobile Bunk Feed Bins | Product Spotlight
Weighing in on the True Value of a High-Quality Scale | Equipment Talk
Trace Mineral Deficiencies and Herd Performance | Health Matters
The Wisdom in the Fable of “The Three Little Pigs” | The Knightro Report
Family Rifts, Estrangements and Estate Planning: Two Scenarios | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
Why Some People (Especially Farmers) Avoid Behavioral Healthcare | Farm & Ranch Life
Wind-Watching in Another Land | The Milk House
Getting Rid of Skunk Spray, Free Bird Seed and More Helpful Hints | Pennywise

Whats New highlights:
The TireGrabber is Now Available in the U.S.
New Tool Lets You Easily Lift the Side of Your Grain Vac
Smart Soil Sensors with LoRa® Technology
New Wireless Grain Bin Fan Control App
Anhydrous Ammonia Knife Monitor Detects Blockages
First Skid Steer or Compact Tracked Loader With a Telescopic Boom
Heavier-Duty Portable Corral Introduced by Diamond W
Integrated Solar Energizer Covers 30 Miles of Fence
Simple, Fast, Economical Dehorning, Debudding
Smaller, Affordable Portable Shade System


 

May 2018 issue highlights:

New Lightweight, Low-cost Field Scouting Robot | Technology
Are Your Cattle Picking Up E. coli at the Water Trough? | Livestock Health
Eight Great New Mowers for Spring | Product Spotlight
The Most Underpaid, Unappreciated Men, and Women in Ag | The Knightro Report
Ultimatums May Best Help People Overcome Alcohol Addiction | Farm & Ranch Life
Missing the Boat on Long-Term Care Insurance | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
The Old, Dusty Farm Radio Remedy | The Milk House

What’s New highlights:
First Skid Steer or Compact Tracked Loader With a Telescopic Boom
Planter Mounted, Granular, On-Board Fertilizer Applicator
New High-Speed Tillage Implement for All Field Types
Integrated Solar Energizer Can Cover 30 Miles of Fence
New Self-Propelled Bedding Chopper from Valmetal
Smaller, Affordable Portable Shade System Now Available
Affordable, Lighter Weight Scissor Lift Attachments
New Spray Tire for Narrow-Row Crops from Kleber
Anhydrous Ammonia Knife Monitor Detects Blockages


 

April 2018 issue highlights:

Variable Rate Irrigation: 3 Ways to Make it Work on Your Farm | EQUIPMENT TALK
High-Performance Feeding Equipment from Feed Train, LLC | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT
Grain Cleaners that won’t “Break the Bank” | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT
8 Great New Mowers | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT

“It’s not about how you sell ‘em, it’s about how you tell ‘em” | Knightro Report
Butter: It’s Always Good, Even When it’s 3,000 Years Old | The Milk House
More About Family Ownership Agreements and Wills | Keeping the Family Farm
Progress Update: Farm Family Dealing With Alcoholism | Farm & Ranch Life
Helpful Home Hints | Pennywise

What’s New highlights:
Innovations in Tillage: New All-In-One Machine Can Handle It All
DIY Professional Drainage: Save the Expense of Hiring a Contractor
Ag and Farm Supply Expands Spring Product Lineup
All-In-One Boom Height Control System Helps Producers Reduce Costs
Keeping Young Deer Safe: Sensor Developed to Automatically Lift Mower
Patented Technology Helps You Get Longer Wear from Your Wheel Track Sweeps
Lo-Profile Seed Tenders from Strobel Boasts New Innovations
Keep Sharp, Stiff Cornstalks from Chewing Up Your Expensive Tires
Cattle Ear Tags Controls Horn Flies, Face Flies, Lice and Spinose Ear Ticks
Facial Recognition Tech: Sensors Give Farmers Clear Picture Of Animal Health
New Online Hub Serves as Starting Point for Help Finding Drought Resources


 

March 2018 issue highlights:

Markets Don’t Find You – You Find Markets | The Knightro Report
The Difference Between a Family Ownership Agreement and a Will | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
Born to be Broke: Is Farming and Profit Suited Like Water and Gasoline? | The Milk House
Divorce Is More Complicated For Farm Couples | Farm & Ranch Life
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Wearable Sensors for Plants Developed to Monitor Water Use | Technology
Grain Cleaners That Won’t “Break the Bank” | Product Spotlight
Why IF/VF Tires are Being Developed – ATG Explains | Equipment Talk

What’s New highlights:
Keeping Young Deer Safe: Sensor Developed to Automatically Lift Mower
Cleaner and Closer Cut, Tighter Turning Radius New Pull-Type Disc Mower
New Grease Guns and Storage Solutions from LockNLube
Modular Fence Line Bunk Feeders Offers Flexibility for Cattle Feeding
Compressed Air System Lets You Run Large Impact Wrenches, Tire Machines and More
Nano Biocatalyst Infused Product Increases Yield, Reduces Water Usage
All-In-One Boom Height Control System Helps Producers Reduce Costs


 

February 2018 issue highlights:

Biourbanism: A Modern Concept in Agriculture | FEATURE by Dr. Michael Rosmann
Are You Prepared for the Next Downturn in Agriculture? | The Knightro Report
How You Can Lose Without Losing | Pony Tales by Ponty
If They Build It, Will They Come? | Essays From My Farmhouse Kitchen
A Big Question Your Grown Farm Kids Want To Ask You, But Probably Won’t | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
Specialization Has a Future in Agriculture, and in Unexpected Ways | Farm & Ranch Life
Man Versus Beefst: Transitioning from Dairy to Beef | The Milk House
Haybuster Helps Farm Rescue’s Livestock Feeding Assistance Program | PROFILE
New Self-Managing Drone Could Take Autonomy to the Next Level | INNOVATIONS
Off-Road Replacement Wheels and Rims | Product Spotlight on Hey Machinery

What’s New highlights:
Battery-Electric Compact Tractor from Fendt
Hopper Trailer Opener Improves Safety and Productivity
Newcomer to the UTV Market: CAT Brings on a Heavy-Duty Model
Versatile, Heavy-Duty Bale Shredder Designed to Last
Feed Any Bale and Save Time, Money With New Chainless Bale Feeders
New Polyethylene Livestock Waterers Accommodates Up to 200 Cattle
New Grease Guns and Storage Solutions from LockNLube


 

January 2018 issue highlights:

Meeting the Demand for Off-Road Replacement Wheels and Rims | Hey Machinery PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT
Innovations: Changing the Flow of Water | Brown Weight Valve PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT
Son-In-Law’s Drinking Habits Stresses Family Members, Threatens Future of Farm Operation | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
Is it Fake News? Why Some People Draw Different Conclusions From the Same Information | Farm & Ranch Life
Man Versus “Beefst”: Transitioning from Dairy to Beef | The Milk House
The Stable Remains the Centerpiece of Christmas | The Knightro Report
You Can Eat Well and Save Time and Money | Pennywise

“What’s New” highlights:
Hopper Trailer Opener Improves Safety and Productivity
Versatile, Heavy-Duty Bale Shredder Designed to Last
Needham Ag’s New V8 Firming Wheel With Urethane Tire
Ag Leader Simplifies Connectivity in the Cab
New Polyethylene Livestock Waterers Accommodates Up to 200 Cattle
Large Calf Blankets Will Keep Your Animals Comfortable
Temporary Fence Kit Requires No Tools, No Sweat to Install
New App Makes it Easier to Identify, Manage Corn Ear Rots, Mycotoxins


 

December 2017 issue highlights:

Scammers Target Farmers, Ranchers: How to Protect Yourself | Quick Tips
When the Hunt Backfires | The Knightro Report
The Venison Connection | Pony Tales by Ponty
Everybody, Farmers Included, Does Things MacGyver Wouldn’t Do | Farm & Ranch Life
Estate Planning When You Have a ’Millennial’ in the Equation | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
Artifacts are Reminders People Toiled on the Same Ground Long Before We Did | The Milk House

“What’s New” highlights:
Grain Bag Unloading Made Simple: Neeralta’s New Grain Bag Extractor
Single-Handedly Clear Fields With ‘World’s First Self-Loading Bale Mover’
Versatile’s New 4WD/DeltaTrack Models
New Disc Hay Mowers Width Ranges from 7’ to 10’
A Degreaser That Powerfully & Safely Gets the Job Done
Overalls Designed to Increased Farm Safety


 

November 2017 issue highlights:

Why 4-H is Worthy of Saving | The Knightro Report
My ‘Shining’ 4-H Achievement | Pony Tales by Ponty
Living Trust Versus a Will | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
Generosity is a Hallmark of America’s Farmers | Farm & Ranch Life
Culture: Across the Sea, Some Farmers are Cut From a ‘Different’ Cloth | The Milk House
Corn is Our ”Yellow Gold” | Essays From My Farmhouse Kitchen
What I Wish Every Grocery Shopper Knew | Pennywise

What’s New highlights:
Grain Storage Cleanout: First-of-its-Kind Introduced
The World’s First Self-Propelled Round Baler Introduced by Vermeer
Track Product Improves Productivity, Saves Larger Implements Time in the Field
New Reel Disk Model, the Cobra Vertical Tillage Tool
Poly Snout Product Line Extension for Case IH and New Holland Corn Heads
Deep Ripper, Stealth Ripper with Replaceable Wing
High-Speed Rotary Finisher Now is Narrow Transport


 

October 2017 issue highlights:

Precision Agriculture Requires Precision Measurement | INNOVATIONS
County Fair Livestock Judges and the Litmus Test | The Knightro Report
The Heart of a Judge | Pony Tales by Ponty
What Everyone Should Want in Their Estate Plan | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
Better Options Exist to Improve Health Insurance for Farm and Rural Residents | Farm & Ranch Life
That Which Was Marked by Squirrel Tails | The Milk House
The Barns Museum | Essays From My Farmhouse Kitchen
October Surprises and Home-Made Disguises | Pennywise

What’s New Highlights:
New Fuel Trailers Can Keep Tanks Full This Season
“Knotter-Friendly” Baler Twine for High Density, Large Square Balers
Quickly Mulch Around Objects Above and Below Grade
28’ Wide Heavy-Duty Land Leveler for Field Leveling Introduced
New 10-Ton Ground Drive Lime and Fertilizer Spreader
Drop Trees in Any Direction With New Dangle Saw
New Attachments for No-Till Designed to Save Time, Labor
Self-Propelled, Automatic Feed Pusher Introduced
New Skid Steer Snow Pushers Introduced by Hiniker


 

September 2017 issue highlights:

The Humble Hamburger is a Great American Icon | Knightro Report
Why We love the 4th of July So Much | Pony Tales by Ponty
Estate Taxes and the “Political Pendulum” | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
How Government and Industry Can Help Prevent Farmer Suicide | Farm & Ranch Life
That Which Was Marked by Squirrel Tails | The Milk House
If We Lived Our Lives in Reverse, What Would We Do Different? | Essays From My Farmhouse Kitchen
How Technology is Impacting Irrigation | In the Field

What’s New Highlights:
28’ Wide Heavy-Duty Land Leveler for Field Leveling Introduced
New 10-Ton Ground Drive Lime and Fertilizer Spreader
Quickly Mulch Around Objects Above and Below Grade
Drop Trees in Any Direction With New Dangle Saw
New Fuel Trailers Can Keep Tanks Full This Season
New Attachments for No-Till Designed to Save Time, Labor
Self-Propelled, Automatic Feed Pusher Introduced
New Skid Steer Snow Pushers Introduced by Hiniker
“Knotter-Friendly” Baler Twine for High Density, Large Square Balers


 

August 2017 issue highlights:

County Fairs: Still the Biggest ‘Show’ on Earth | The Knightro Report
The Road Most Travelled to the County Fair | Pony Tales by Ponty
Is The Quality of Secondary Education Declining in Rural America? | Farm & Ranch Life
The Last Crofter | The Milk House
When Faith Kept More People on the Farm than “Fortune” | Keeping the Family Farm
If We Lived Our Lives in Reverse, What Would We Do Different? | My Farmhouse Kitchen
In the Land of Survivors | Pennywise

What’s New Highlights:
Lower Cover Crop and Small Grain Seed Cost While Improving Stand Uniformity
Accomplish Several Tasks With Just One Tool Bar
Fenders Tilt With the Deck on This Versatile Trailer
Reach the Deepest Recessed Zerk Fittings
Stop the Seed Boot from Bouncing on Your J.D. Single Disc Openers
Portable, Industrial Strength Vac from Walinga is “Small, But Mighty”
Maximum Duty Vehicle Features Patented LeveLift™ Bed Technology


 

July 2017 issue highlights:

Amazing Acts of Kindness Brings Promise, Possibilities, and Hope | The Knightro Report
Does Dowsing For Graves and Water Well Sites Really Work? | Farm & Ranch Life
Estate Planning is a Short-Term and Long-Term Planning Process | Keeping the Family Farm
The Last Crofter | The Milkhouse
A Great Place to Visit: The Valley of the Green Giant | Essays From My Farmhouse Kitchen
Enjoy the Bounties of July | Pennywise

What’s New Highlights:  Accomplish Several Tasks With Just One Tool Bar  |  Fenders Tilt With the Deck on This Versatile Trailer  | Reach the Deepest Recessed Zerk Fittings  |  Lower Cover Crop and Small Grain Seed Cost While Improving Stand Uniformity  | Stop the Seed Boot from Bouncing on Your J.D. Single Disc Openers  |  Portable, Industrial Strength Vac from Walinga is “Small, But Mighty”  |  Replace Universal Joints with Longer Lasting Coupling  |  Maximum Duty Vehicle Features Patented LeveLift™ Bed Technology


 

June 2017 issue highlights:

How Satisfying is Farming Compared to Other Occupations? | Farm & Ranch Life
Pork Texas May Be What the Industry is Looking For | The Knightro Report
Financing Pork Texas | Pony Tales by Ponty
Who Doesn’t Love A Tax Cut? | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
Rabbit Shows: An Amusing Tale Of Brutal Competition | The Milkhouse
Stockyards: A True Ag Experience | Essays From My Farmhouse Kitchen
#RootedinAg Contest Now Accepting Entries | INDUSTRY NEWS

What’s New Highlights: Mini Dump Trucks: A Different Kind of Workhorse For Your Farm • New Portable A.I. Barn Keeps Animals and Operators Safe • Mobile Shade: Put Comfort Exactly Where You Want It • Bale Wrapper Perfect for Small to Medium Operations • UTD Bed Features a Taller Box and Shelf • Tough as Nails: Sleek, Stylish Customized Workbench Systems • New Drill from SiBore Does Double-Duty • Building a Better Mousetrap Without Poison or Glue


 

May 2017 issue highlights:

Could the Livestock Industry Succumb to Animal Rights Activists? | The Knightro Report
Learning the Difference From the Best | Pony Tales by Ponty
Rabbit Shows: An Amusing Tale Of Brutal Competition | The Milk House
Stockyards: A True Ag Experience | Essays From My Farmhouse Kitchen
When There’s Inequity in Your Estate Plan | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
A Hopeful Future For Farming in the U.S. is Nearby | Farm & Ranch Life

What’s New Highlights: Mini Dump Trucks: A Different Kind of Workhorse For Your Farm • New Portable A.I. Barn Keeps Animals and Operators Safe • Mobile Shade: Put Comfort Exactly Where You Want It • Bale Wrapper Perfect for Small to Medium Operations • UTD Bed Features a Taller Box and Shelf • Tough as Nails: Sleek, Stylish Customized Workbench Systems • New Drill from SiBore Does Double-Duty • Building a Better Mousetrap Without Poison or Glue


 

April 2017 issue highlights:

Grab the Bull By the Horns | The Knightro Report
This Is No Bull | Pony Tales by Ponty
Bad Principles and the Abuse of Power | The Milk House
Prairie Life is Not Always Nice to Chickens | Essays From My Farmhouse Kitchen
Will the New Presidency Effect Estate Taxes? | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
Practical Considerations To Manage Farm Financial Stress | Farm & Ranch Life
Wireless Grain Temperature Monitoring Systems from TSGC | Product Spotlight
May Wes Recognizes 45 Years of Manufacturing | Company Spotlight

“What’s New” Highlights: Simplify Grain Temperature Testing, Weight and More  • Connecting Grain Cart Scales to Smart Phones and Tablets  •  High Capacity, Remote-Controlled Tire Handler  •  Filling Planter Boxes and Checking Seed Levels Just Got Easier  •  Laminated Wheel Designed for Better Traction, Fewer Flats  •  Eliminate Wagon Bouncing and Swaying


 

March 2017 issue highlights:

A True Christmas Miracle That Touched Many Lives | The Knightro Report
Who Should Determine Ag Policy? | Essays From My Farmhouse Kitchen
The Geography of Family | The Milk House
The Keepers Of The Culture In Our Communities | Farm & Ranch Life
When a Testamentary Trust in Your Will Makes Sense | Keeping the Family Farm
When You Can’t Afford New, Used Will Do | Pennywise
Checking Grain Vitals Quickly and Easily | Product Spotlight

“What’s New” Highlights: Simplify Grain Temperature Testing, Weight and More  • Connecting Grain Cart Scales to Smart Phones and Tablets  •  High Capacity, Remote-Controlled Tire Handler  •  Filling Planter Boxes and Checking Seed Levels Just Got Easier  •  Laminated Wheel Designed for Better Traction, Fewer Flats  •  Eliminate Wagon Bouncing and Swaying


 

February 2017 issue highlights:

The Geography of Family | The Milk House
The ‘Farmer’ Barbie Doll | Essays From My Farmhouse Kitchen
Are Oxygen Production and Carbon Sequestration Agricultural Matters? | Farm & Ranch Life
Couple Asks What Happens to Their Assets if They Die Without a Will | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
Stop Your Money Leaks to Achieve Financial Stability  | Pennywise

What’s New Highlights: Forensics for Filters: New Service Will Provide Cause Analysis and Solutions for Premature Filter Plugging • New Automatic Solar-Powered Cattle Feeder Provides Correct Levels of Nutrition • Wilson Introduces the DWH-600 Series Grain Trailers • Elliott Load-Sense System Compliments Enpak and All- In-One Fuel Savings • New Log Splitters Deliver Extra Features Without Extra Cost • New Mower Blade “Cuts Itself Sharp” • New One-Piece Super Hut Provides Warm, Dry Shelter for Your Animals


 

January 2017 issue highlights:

Debate Increasing About Genetically Modified Crop Yields | Farm & Ranch Life
Strange Bob Square Bale Pants | The Milk House
Don’t Complain With Your Mouth Full | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
The Centerpiece of Christmas | The Knightro Report
The Christmas Greeting | Pony Tales by Ponty
Time To Get Back To the Basics | Pennywise
The Shadows of Life | Essays From My Farmhouse Kitchen

What’s New Highlights: Forensics for Filters: New Service Will Provide Cause Analysis and Solutions for Premature Filter Plugging • New Automatic Solar-Powered Cattle Feeder Provides Correct Levels of Nutrition • Wilson Introduces the DWH-600 Series Grain Trailers • Elliott Load-Sense System Compliments Enpak and All- In-One Fuel Savings • New Log Splitters Deliver Extra Features Without Extra Cost • New Mower Blade “Cuts Itself Sharp” • New One-Piece Super Hut Provides Warm, Dry Shelter for Your Animals


 

December 2016 issue highlights:

The Shadows of Life | Essays From My Farmhouse Kitchen
Chris and the Cornfield Romance | The Milk House
Could Joint Tenancy With Right Of Survivorship be an Alternative to a Living Trust? | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
Human, Animal And Environmental Health Interconnect In One Welfare | Farm & Ranch Life
When the Farm and Ranch Economy are at Stake | The Knightro Report
Politics, Promotion and Procurement | Pony Tales by Ponty
A Memory-Making Christmas|  Pennywise

“What’s New” Highlights: Improve Cattle Containment Without Broken Legs or Horns with the BRY Side Squeeze Chute | Stack Bales and Wind Fencing Faster with Two New Products from Harleman | E-Z Trail Launches Lickety Split Hay Hauler | Convert Wheels to Tracks on Bobcats in One Hour with Mattracks | Poly Corn Snouts Now Available Exclusively from May Wes | Move Silage With Greater Precision with Pitbull Dozer Blades | Lifetime Warranty Now Available for All-Aluminum Collision Bumper


 

November 2016 issue highlights:

Farming Fifty Years From Now | Essays From My Farmhouse Kitchen
She’s Gone ‘Chicken Crazy’ | The Milk House
The “Unfair Share” Conversation Continues | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
Is Social Anxiety Disorder a Farmer Issue? | Farm & Ranch Life
Donald Trump and Pork Texas: A Match Made in “Hog Heaven” | The Knightro Report
The Driving Force Behind Pork Texas | Pony Tales by Ponty
November: A Time To Be Thankful | Pennywise

“What’s New” Highlights:  Improve Cattle Containment Without Broken Legs or Horns with the BRY Side Squeeze Chute | Stack Bales and Wind Fencing Faster with Two New Products from Harleman | E-Z Trail Launches Lickety Split Hay Hauler | Convert Wheels to Tracks on Bobcats in One Hour with Mattracks | Poly Corn Snouts Now Available Exclusively from May Wes | Move Silage With Greater Precision with Pitbull Dozer Blades | Lifetime Warranty Now Available for All-Aluminum Collision Bumper


 

October 2016 issue highlights:

When Farm Electric Plants Were the ‘Cutting-Edge’ Technology | Essays From My Farmhouse Kitchen
When Non-Farming Children Think Their “Share” is Unfair | Keeping the Family Farm
Trading Buns For Guns Could Change the World | The Knightro Report
She’s Gone “Chicken Crazy” | The Milk House
Employee Assistance Programs Reduce Stress, Improve Agriculture | Farm & Ranch Life
The Many Things to Enjoy During October | Pennywise

“What’s New” Highlights:  Full Surround Bumper System Protects Your ATV From Damage | Remove Trees Selectively in a Matter of Seconds | Lifetime Warranty Now Available for All-Aluminum Collision Bumper | Fill Trenches in Half the Time with Innovative Tile Trench Grader | Do the Work of Three Balers with the New Bale Baron | New Callicrate PRO Bander is Lighter, Easier to Handle