SPRING 2024 Issue Highlights

Bagged Silage: A Vital Tool for Feed Management | Product Spotlight
Educating and Preparing the Next Generation of Ranch Managers | Industry
Calibrate Planting Depths in Minutes with Set-N-Seed | Product Spotlight
Preventing Vehicle Burglary Theft During Stock Show Season | Industry
Knowing or Hoping it Will Start | Hot Rod Farmer
The Country Life Movement | Moonwalking on Tailgates
Ask In Earnest: A Resource For Farmers And Ranchers | Farm & Ranch Life
The Inflection Point | Flags Across the Harvest

What’s new highlights
New VacBoss Features a BlowerGard Filtration System
Loftness Introduces Side Discharge Windrower for Reliable, Efficient Corn Stover Baling
The IronCraft Terminator Tree & Stump Remover Uproots 12” Trees
Next Generation DewEze® Bale Beds
Corral Technologies Rolls Out New Brand
Norden Mfg Launches Utility Attachment Product Line
New Trailer From Aluma Features Utility At Entry Level Pricing
New FuelPro 990 for Fast and Efficient On Site Refueling

 

WINTER 2024 Issue Highlights

A Full Range of Tension Fabric Buildings with a Wide Range of Uses | Product Spotlight
Hybrid Supertree Quickly Makes a Great Windbreak | Product Spotlight
Bale Handling: The innovation that changed everything | Product Spotlight
Beautiful new automotive/farm shop highlighted by a Schweiss Doors bifold door | Product Spotlight
Drought Management Strategies for Graziers | Product Spotlight
Values That Keep Farm Kids Safe | Our Guest
Understanding Working Fluids | Hot Rod Farmer
Don’t Let Cold Weather Freeze Cattle Performance This Winter | Herd Health
Alfalfa Heaving: A Potential Concern for Your Crop | Management
Are You the Singer or the Songwriter? | Flags Across the Harvest
The Farmers’ Alliance | Moonwalking on Tailgates
Winter is a Good Time to Resolve Farm Family Disputes | Farm & Ranch Life

What’s New highlights
CurseBuster Eagle II Tine System Introduced
New MC Series Three Point Changing the Way You Spray
Farmmee, TerraClear Pair Up to Remove Rocks from Farms

 

FALL 2023 Issue Highlights

The Rise And Fall of Livestock Prices | Special Report by Ken Knight
A Fighter Pilot Strategy For Soil Health | Management
Safely Clear, Move, Stack Trees and Fence Lines From The Comfort of Your Skid Cab | Product Spotlight
Drought Management Strategies for Graziers | Product Spotlight
Leak Proofing Engine Sheet Metal and More Questions Answered | Hot Rod Farmer
Management Tips to Help Minimize the Impact of Flies on Cattle | Herd Health
The Final Goodbye is an Opportunity to Learn for Everyone | Farm & Ranch Life
Motion, or Lack of it, is Either Your Friend or Foe | Flags Across the Harvest
When Farming was the Wild West | Moonwalking on Tailgates

What’s New highlights
Heavy-Duty Truck Mounted Auger Feeder Introduced by Stull Feeders
New Bigger, Better, and Bolder Supertilt Trailers from Weberlane
New High Tensile Barbed Wire Joiner
New Sub-Compact Articulating Loader from Richway
IronCraft Snow Cannon™ Moves High Volumes of Snow Quickly
Fecon Unveils New Disc Hawk Compact Disc Mulcher
Universal Heavy-Duty Pressure Switch from Merrill Manufacturing
RESCUE!’s New Fly Trap Max is the Ultimate Solution for Large Fly Populations on Farms
New QX Series by Norseman Structures

 

SUMMER 2023 Issue Highlights

Safely Clear, Move, Stack Trees and Fence Lines with a Marshall Tree Saw | Product Spotlight
A Full Range of Tension Fabric Buildings with a Wide Range of Uses | Product Spotlight
Tips for Hiring a Qualified Fencing Contractor | Equipment Talk
Diversify Income Opportunities With Multispecies Grazing | Herd Health
Lack of Affordable Child Care Hurting Farm Families’ Ability to Grow Their Businesses | Life
Farm People May Be More Spiritual Than Religious | Farm & Ranch Life
The Story of My Life, Whispered to My Soul | Flags Across the Harvest
Part 2, Engine Terms for Tractor Collectors | Hot Rod Farmer Minute
Inside the Empty Barn | Moonwalking On Tailgates

What’s New Highlights
New Bigger, Better, and Bolder Supertilt Trailers from Weberlane
Introducing the New PROLINER3 Continuous Wrapper Model for Round Bales
New Falcon Funnel XL for the Fast and Safe Filling of IBCs
New Pasture Product from Ralco Boosts Yield and Quality
Alliance Agristar II Radial Tire Size Introduced
Heavy-Duty Truck Mounted Auger Feeder Introduced by Stull Feeders
Teddy-Bear Series Hay Fluffers and RotoMAX Series Rotary Rakes Introduced by Field Master Hay Equipment

 

APRIL 2023 Issue Highlights

Tips for Hiring a Qualified Fencing Contractor | Equipment Talk
How To Breath New Life Into An Old Quonset | Equipment Talk
Part 1, Engine Terms for Tractor Collectors | Hot Rod Farmer
Diversify Income Opportunities With Multispecies Grazing | Herd Health
Cooling in rustic style with the Original Windmill Ceiling Fans | Product Spotlight
Keep an Eye on Your Water Supply with Your Phone | Product Spotlight
Farm Stress Management Planning, Just In Case It’s Needed | Farm & Ranch Life
No Regrets | Flags Across the Harvest
The Plow and the Pew | Moonwalking on Tailgates

What’s New highlights
Introducing the New PROLINER3 Continuous Wrapper Model for Round Bales
HosePatch Repair Clamps Makes Hydraulic Hose Repair Quick and Simple
Ranchbot Monitoring Solutions to Launch Remote Water Level Monitoring Technology
New Pasture Product from Ralco Boosts Yield and Quality
New Falcon Funnel XL for the Fast and Safe Filling of IBCs

 

WINTER 2023 Issue Highlights

Questions to Ask Before Signing a Carbon Credit Contract | Management
10 Tips for Safer Winter Generator Usage | Home & Shop
How to Build Your Perfect Socket Collection: The Complete Guide | Tool Talk
Automation Made Easy with Farm Management Software | Product Spotlight
Busy Farmstead Has Five Schweiss Bifold Doors | Product Spotlight
Moving Day: An Emotional Event for Farm People | Farm & Ranch Life
Expensive Suits to Barn Boots | Moonwalking on Tailgates
Why Not? | Flags Across the Harvest

What’s New highlights
New Agri-Diamond Rubber Flooring
Uni Tube’s New Rail Car Unloader
All-New Ford Pro Telematics Offer Joins Certified Ag Dealer Program
Mecalac Introduces Three New Swing Loader Models
Powerpollen Expands In-Field Technology to Grain Production
New Three Hole Kennel from Easy Loader

 

FALL 2022 Issue Highlights

Automation Made Easy with Farm Management Software | Product Spotlight
Fence Post Removal Made Easy | Product Spotlight
The Difference Between Knowing or Hoping “It Will Start” | Hot Rod Farmer
Weather Tech Vital for Moderating Drought Risks | Technology
Keep an Eye on Your Water Supply with Your Phone | Product Spotlight
How to Select the Right Punches and Chisels for Your Needs | Tool Talk
What Separates the Good Online Auction Companies From the Bad Ones? | Product Spotlight
Why Cattle Records Matter | Management
Cut Cattle Feed Costs; Don’t Cut Corners | Herd Health
Over-The-Coffee Discussions are Tradition in Farming Communities | Farm And Ranch Life
The 1940s “Cure” | Moonwalking on Tailgates
The Inflection Point | Flags Across the Harvest
Wait, These Wasps Were Here the Whole Time? | Maintenance Matters
It’s Time To Rein In Government Agencies With Political Agendas | Viewpoint

What’s New Highlights
The Industry’s First Driverless Spreading Solution
Ultralight eVTOL to Make Flight Accessible to All
Brandt Introduces All-New DXT Series Dual-Auger GrainCart
Starbar® Products Launches Ready-to-Use DuraStrike™ Fly Scatter Bait

 

SUMMER 2022 Issue Highlights

Tips on Buying and Maintaining Your Next Ratchet | TOOL TALK
Keep an Eye on Your Water Supply with Your Phone | WHAT’S NEW
Creative Ways to Make Extra Cash From Farmland | MANAGEMENT
Three Keys For Successful Beef Cattle Artificial Insemination | HERD HEALTH
Surviving Black Vultures and Their Friends in the Government | EDITORIAL
Getting to Know the 2022 Ford F-250 Tremor | Hod Rod Farmer
ADHD Receives New Scrutiny for its Benefits, Particularly For Farmers | Farm And Ranch Life
The Man Who Rock ‘N Rolled | Moonwalking on Tailgates
Calling all Cars | Flags Across the Harvest

What’s New highlights
Access the Tightest Corners of Your Property Like Never Before
New WR Series Wheel Rake from Norden Mfg.
New Heavy-Duty Dump Trailer From Berkelman’s Handles the Toughest Jobs
High-Capacity Hydraulic Lift Table to Simplify Maintenance, Other Operational Tasks
Weed Control System Introduced from the Kugler Company
Loftness Updates Its Bad Ax Disc Mulcher Attachment for Skid Steers
New Holland Introduces Methane Power Tractor for U.S. market

 

APRIL 2022 Issue Highlights

Rural Deaths Attributed To Despair are Increasing in The US | Farm & Ranch Life
When Superman Drives a Chevy | Moonwalking on Tailgates
When it’s Time for Change | Flags Across the Harvest
When You Need to Be Accurate | Hot Rod Farmer
Why You Need to Be Planning Your 2022 Fencing Project Now | Equipment Talk
When It’s Time to Replace Your Tractor Tires | Equipment Talk
Surviving Black Vultures and Their Friends in the Government | Op/Ed

What’s New highlights
Raven Introduces DuraCinch™ Strapping System for Grain Storage
Manage Inventory Levels in Silos Without Climbing
New IC Pump Station Model 3 from P2Flow
Fumoto’s New MH-10 Hose Connector
New Heavy-Duty Dump Trailer From Berkelman’s Handles the Toughest Jobs
Inverter Generators with CO Detectors from Mi-T-M
Inbound Tracker Feed Delivery Management Solution
Centaur Announces Release of AI-based, Shipment Risk Simulation App
New Holland Introduces Methane Power Tractor for U.S. market
PERC Announces Double Incentive Program for Producers Affected By Recent Tornados or Wildfires

 

DECEMBER-JANUARY 2021 Issue Highlights

5 Ways to Reduce Grain Drying Costs | EQUIPMENT TALK
Benefits of Metal Panels for Agriculture Buildings | EQUIPMENT TALK
Out the Door & Into the Field | EQUIPMENT TALK
The Dangers of Old and Untended Barbed Wire Fencing | MAINTENANCE
Cattle Business 2021 and What to Expect in 2022 | INDUSTRY OUTLOOK
Preparing for the Franken-burger | VIEWPOINT
Noise, Vibration, and Harshness: What the machine is telling you | Hot Rod Farmer
Estate Matters Top the List of Farm Owners’ Concerns | Farm & Ranch Life
I Got Me a Duke! | Flags Across the Harvest
Aging Into Farm Chores | Moonwalking on Tailgates

What’s New highlights
New Brandt High-Speed Disc Delivers One-Pass Productivity
CLAAS of America Introduces Used Equipment Program
Manage Inventory Levels in Silos Without Climbing
Diamond W Corrals’ Portable Cattle Handling Equipment Help Ranchers
Tech Companies Form Partnership to Benefit Cattle Ranchers
Petsense Adds 4health Premium Pet Food To Its Product Lineup
Bison Ranching ‘How-To’ Now Available

 

SEPTEMBER 2021 Issue Highlights

A Deeper Look At the Right to Repair Dialog and What You Need to Know | Hot Rod Farmer
Remembering the Farm Crisis of the 1980s | Moonwalking on Tailgates
A Hard Row to Hoe | Flags Across the Harvest
Farmers’ Agrarian Culture Transcends Ideological & Political Differences | Farm & Ranch Life
Ag’s Next-Gen Dealers Are Building Businesses and Saving Growers Big Money | INDUSTRY
Upgrading LED Hazard/Warning Strobe Lights: Things to Consider | EQUIPMENT TALK
Is Your Operation Prepared for Fire? | SAFETY MATTERS
Centaur Internet-of-Crops® Powers Up Grain Bin for Better Profits | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT
Stop Ag Equipment Corrosion in its Tracks | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT
Automatic Livestock Waterers Make Electrical Heating Unnecessary | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT
How to Pick a Feedyard | HERD HEALTH
Runnin’ On Empty: The One That Got Away | The Knightro Report

What’s New Highlights
New Modular Screed System Allows You to Do a Variety of Concrete Work Easily
8-Ton Fertilizer Spreader Introduced by Loftness
Meristem Launches Excavator to help High-yield Farmers Break Down Residue
Steel Green Relaunches Mid-Sized Zero-Turn Sprayer/Spreader
Open Doors Directly With the New Phone App from Schweiss
New Low-Profile, Multi-Function, Surface-Mount STL02/03 LED Taillights
New Option for HyGrade Grader Lets You ‘Automatically’ Raise and Lower Boxends
New Wood Processor Features a Hydraulic Splitting Wedge for More Splitting Force

 

JULY/AUGUST 2021 Issue Highlights

Rural America Needs Sound, Predictable Tax Policy | PERSPECTIVES
Ag’s Next Gen Dealers Are Building Businesses and Saving Growers Big Money | BUSINESS
Four Factors to Consider When Planning a Farm Workshop | EQUIPMENT TALK
What You Need to Know About Oil Viscosity | Hot Rod Farmer
Fishing With Kids is Good For Perspective About a Lot of Things | Farm & Ranch Life
Notes on a Wild Future | Moonwalking on Tailgates
Are You the Singer or the Songwriter? | Flag Across the Harvest
The Value of Ohio Land & Cattle’s Supply Chain | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT

What’s New highlights
Loading and Unloading Grain is Easier Than Ever With Brandt’s New XT-Series Grain Carts
Kubota’s Expanded Hay Tools Product Line Now Available
New Modular Screed System Allows You to Do a Variety of Concrete Work Easily
Centaur Internet-of-Crops® Will Power Up Your Grain Bin for Better Profits
Altoz Releases World’s First Stand-on Tracked Mower
Steel Green Relaunches Mid-Sized Zero-Turn Sprayer/Spreader
Precision Ag Answers YouTube Series Launched by RDO Equipment
New Single-Phase Manure Pump Systems from Single Phase Power Solutions
Affordable Monitoring Systems Warn Animal Facilities of Dangerous Temperatures and More

 

MAY/JUNE 2021 Issue Highlights

4 Factors to Consider When Planning a Farm Workshop | EQUIPMENT TALK
Putting a New Spin on Grain Bin Foundations | EQUIPMENT TALK
Cooling in rustic style with the Original Windmill Ceiling Fans | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT
Helping Young Americans Return to Rural Roots | PERSPECTIVES
The GM 3.0L Six-Cylinder Duramax Diesel | The Hot Rod Farmer
The Behavioral Well-Being of U.S. Farmers is Improving, Evidence Suggests | Farm & Ranch Life
Only Dolly Can Save Us Now | Moonwalking on Tailgates
The Road Less Traveled | Flags Across the Harvest

What’s New in Equipment
Centaur Internet-of-Crops® Will Power Up Your Grain Bin for Better Profits
Organize Gear and Guns with Underseat and Truck Bed Storage Systems
Secure Ratchet Strap Tails in Seconds and Meet Safety Regulations
Farm Machinery Digest Comes to Sirius/XM Channel 147, Rural Radio
New Single-Phase Manure Pump Systems from Single Phase Power Solutions
Vitalix Enhances and Adds to Their Product Line

 

APRIL 2021 Issue Highlights

Putting a New Spin on Grain Bin Foundations | EQUIPMENT TALK
A Shot at Normal | PERSPECTIVES
Keep Messes, Pests Outside, and Save Money on Energy Costs | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT
New Seed Lubricant Brings Multiple Benefits To Farmers | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT
Understanding Valve Lash and Diesel Exhaust Fluid | Hot Rod Farmer Minute
Wilson Rawls and the Story We All Know | Moonwalking on Tailgates
Agricultural Life Has Connections to Folk Culture | Farm & Ranch Life
Caught Between Yesterday and Tomorrow | Flags Across the Harvest
The “Prodigal” Daughter | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
Runnin’ On Empty: A Ray Of Sunshine | The Knightro Report

What’s New highlights
Organize Gear and Guns with Underseat and Truck Bed Storage Systems
Secure Ratchet Strap Tails in Seconds and Meet Safety Regulations
New Premium Modular UTV Bed Mounted Tool Storage and Transport System
Calf Half-Circle and Alley System from Winkel
Wrap Inline and Single Bales With One Machine
Livestock Markers Made for Use in Cold Climates

FEBRUARY/MARCH 2021 Issue Highlights

Tax Reform is Top of Mind for Farmers | VIEWPOINT
Old Lessons, New Challenges | VIEWPOINT
Win Gift Cards, Help Your Favorite Spots Survive | OUR GUEST
New Seed Lubricant Brings Multiple Benefits To Farmers | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT
Easy Connect PTO Adapter | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT
5 Tips For Maintaining Herd Health Year-Round | HERD HEALTH
Thank You, Mr. Hipp. | Flags Across the Harvest
Proper Ground Circuit Diagnostics and Repair; Resurfacing a Flywheel | Hot Rod Farmer
Important Sustainable Ag Networks | Farm And Ranch Life
The Pickton Murders | Moonwalking on Tailgates
Runnin’ On Empty: Judge Not, That Ye Be Not Judged | Knightro Report
Are They Waiting for Us To Die? | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family

What’s New highlights
Calf Half-Circle and Alley System from Winkel
Wrap Inline and Single Bales With One Machine
Brandt Expands Tillage Offering With High-Efficiency Land Roller
FarmlandFinder Announces an Online Farm Sale-Leaseback Program
New Carbon Program Aims to Help Farmers Generate and Sell Carbon Credits
New Premium Modular UTV Bed Mounted Tool Storage and Transport System
Keep Newborn Puppies Safe and Healthy with the Easy Loader’s Whelping Nest
New Plant Protection Solution for Gardeners is Like a “Mousetrap for the Garden”

 

JANUARY 2021 Issue Highlights

2020: It was a Hard-Fought Year | PERSPECTIVES
ATV or Side-By-Side/UTV: Find The Best ORV for Farm Use | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT
The ‘Unsung’ Workhorses for Snow Removal | EQUIPMENT TALK
Proper Ground Circuit Diagnostics and Repair; Flywheel Service | HOT ROD FARMER
Easy Connect PTO Adapter: Innovation That Brings a Real Solution | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT
5 Tips For Maintaining Herd Health Year-Round | HERD HEALTH
Why Not? | FLAGS ACROSS THE HARVEST
Sociable Farming | MOONWALKING ON TAILGATES
Diversity in Agriculture Has Survival Advantages | FARM & RANCH LIFE
Runnin’ On Empty: A 4-Her Go-Getter | THE KNIGHTRO REPORT
Am I Too Old to Plan? | KEEPING THE FAMILY FARM IN THE FAMILY

What’s New Highlights
Datamars Launches ‘Smart’ 46 Joule Energizer
Move Snow, Silage, Perform Grading Work and More With Your 4WD Tractor
New Heavy-Duty Fixed Tooth Brush Mulcher for Skid Steers from Baumalight
New Revolutionary Boom Truck Lead Pump from Puck Enterprises
De-Icing System from Emerson Prevents Costly Damage to Roofs
From On-Farm to On-Line: Soil Health Academy Announces ‘Regen Ag 101’
Non-Profit Uses American Pre-Tractor Farming Tech and Skills to Help Small-Scale Farmers in Developing Countries

 

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2020 issue highlights

Keeping Up With the Pace of Technology | PERSPECTIVES
E-Commerce Adds Choices, Competition, and Complexity to Crop Inputs | PERSPECTIVES
The 2020 Holiday Season Welcomes Farmers Into a New Era | PERSPECTIVES
Why Does “Hello” Often Mean “Goodbye”? | FLAGS ACROSS THE HARVEST
The ‘Unsung’ Workhorses for Snow Removal | EQUIPMENT TALK
How to Properly Service Spark Plugs; Biodiesel Basics | HOT ROD FARMER MINUTE
Scammed in the USA | MOONWALKING ON TAILGATES
The First Horse Trade that Got Me Started in Life | THE KNIGHTRO REPORT
Farm Debt Realities; The Election and Your Taxes | KEEPING the FAMILY FARM in the FAMILY

What’s New highlights:
Move Snow, Silage, Perform Grading Work, and More With Your 4WD Tractor
New Heavy-Duty Fixed Tooth Brush Mulcher for Skid Steers from Baumalight
Datamars Launches ‘Smart’ 46 Joule Energizer
Aftermarket Crop/Trash Aprons for John Deere, Case IH Corn Heads
Unique New Grain Bin Safety Product is a Defense in Grain Bin Sump Plugging

 

OCTOBER 2020 issue highlights

Let’s Keep Talking About Mental Health | PERSPECTIVES
Take a Lesson from the Humble Donkey | PERSPECTIVES
Rookies, Quick Studies and Jumping In | PERSPECTIVES
Optimize Strategic Tillage Results | EQUIPMENT TALK
Hydraulic Hangar Door Doubles as a Mancave Wall | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT
To Perfect Your Sport, Think Like a Leader | HERD HEALTH
Leak-Proofing Engine Sheet Metal & Small Engine Starting Woes | Hot Rod Farmer Minute
My “Blue Plate Special” | Flags Across the Harvest
Five Books about Farming that Explain the Industry | Moonwalking on Tailgates
Runnin’ On Empty: “A Horse Trader’s Son” | The Knightro Report
Is Your Estate Plan Missing Something? | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
Physical and Emotional Scars Accompany Healing for Farmers | Farm & Ranch Life

What’s New highlights:
New Grain Bin Safety Product is a Defense in Grain Bin Sump Plugging
Measure Moisture Content of Corn in the Field in Seconds
Improve Straw Chopper Performance of your JD Combine
Aftermarket Crop/Trash Aprons for John Deere, Case IH Corn Heads
Lift and Move Hog Carcasses Safely, While Reducing Labor Expense
SnowEx® Introduces Automatixx® Attachment Kits for Tractors
New Features on Elston’s GA-400 Gopher Getter
ROPS-Mount Directional Work Lights Swivel Up To 360 Degrees
Step-N-Secure® Lift Handle/Tie Down Post for All Major Full-Size Pickups

 

AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2020 issue highlights

Behind the Scenes: All the Good in the Hard Work Nobody Sees | PERSPECTIVES
Physical and Emotional Scars Accompany Healing for Farmers | PERSPECTIVES
Stand up and be Counted in the 2020 Census | PERSPECTIVES
13 Reasons to Bag Grain This Year | EQUIPMENT TALK
Hydraulic Hangar Door Doubles as a Mancave Wall | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT
Donna Kallner Educates on How to “Garage Sale” During a Pandemic | GUEST COLUMN
Is a Diesel Tuner Right For You, and Where Did the Coolant Go? | The Hot Rod Farmer
Stationary Dreams and the Dynamics of Motion | Flags Across the Harvest
The Coronavirus Makes an Empty Tank Feel Full | The Knightro Report
Possibilities for Hope During an Era of Multiple Threats | Farm & Ranch Life
Avoiding “Sudden Wealth Syndrome” | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
(Corn)holed Up in the United States | Moonwalking on Tailgates
Important Facts About Ticks | HEALTH MATTERS

What’s New highlights:
Lift and Move Hog Carcasses Safely, While Reducing Labor Expense
Measure Moisture Content of Corn in the Field in Seconds Without Shelling
ROPS-Mount Directional Work Lights Swivel Up To 360 Degrees
Step-N-Secure® Lift Handle/Tie Down Post for All Major Full-Size Pickups
Improve Straw Chopper Performance of your JD Combine
Syphon Spray System to Combat Covid-19 Introduced by Guardair
New Features on Elston’s GA-400 Gopher Getter

 

MAY 2020 issue highlights

Feeding the Economy in the Midst of a Nationwide Crisis | Perspectives
A Hemp Q&A with Andrew Kowalski | Ask The Expert
Diagnosing with a Temperature Gun; Octane Versus Cetane | The Hot Rod Farmer
What Technology Can’t Do | Black Ink
Getting Ready for Spring | Herd Health
It is More Than Steel | Flags Across the Harvest
The Return of the Rustler | Moonwalking on Tailgates
Refinements To The Agrarian Imperative Theory | Farm & Ranch Life
Be Your Own Beneficiary | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
Runnin’ On Empty: The Good Life (Part 2) | The Knightro Report

What’s New highlights:
Line Of Min-Till Folding Box Drills Introduced by Great Plains
Precision Air Carts from Case IH Get New Features to Maximize Time in the Field
New Aluminum Grain Hopper Trailer from Jet Company
The UN-Towable Drill Updated for Safety and Convenience
New Hot Water Mini Trailer from Mi-T-M
Bobcat Introduces Line of Compact Tractors
One-Man Hole Digger from General Equipment

 

APRIL 2020 issue highlights

Placing Seed and Fertilizer for Optimum Performance | Product Spotlight
PTO Connections, the Quick and Easy Way | Product Spotlight
Farm Management Software: Finding the Right Solution for Your Farm | Management
High-Quality Fuel Additives; Reducing the Impact of Heat Soak | Hot Rod Farmer Minute
Should You Choose a RADIAL or a BIAS Farm Tire? | Equipment Talk
Changing Consumer Attitudes Toward Beef | At The Table
Je Me Souviens (I Remember) | Flags Across the Harvest
To Greener (Virtual) Pastures | Moonwalking on Tailgates
Be Your Own Beneficiary | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
The Good Life: Part One | The Knightro Report
Feeding Birds Isn’t Just “For the Birds” | Farm & Ranch Life

What’s New highlights:
Make Your Job Easier with Lakeland’s New UTV Easy Feeder
New Aluminum Grain Hopper Trailer from Jet Company
New Hot Water Mini Trailer from Mi-T-M
The UN-Towable Drill from Little Beaver Updated for Safety and Convenience
High Capacity Top Auger Poly Tender from Simonsen-Ideal
Multi-Purpose Spreader Introduced by Stoltzfus Spreaders
New Electronic Flow Monitoring System from Wilger
New Residential Mower from Walker

 

MARCH 2020 issue highlights

Thoughts on the “40-Year Old Tractor Story” | Viewpoint
Don’t Be Led Astray By Fake Meat Marketing | Viewpoint
What Does Beef Production Look Like in 2030? | Viewpoint
Open the Door to Energy Efficiency | Product Spotlight
2020 World Ag Expo® Top-10 New Product Winners | Industry
New Book Spotlights Ranchers, Launches Rural Relief Fund | Industry
Simple Tips to Manage Cold Stress in Calves | Herd Health
The Story of My Life, Whispered to My Soul | Flags Across the Harvest
False Accusations Can Become Opportunities for Personal Growth | Farm & Ranch Life
There’s a Better Story to Tell | Moonwalking on Tailgates
Many Ways to Help the Next Generation | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
Runnin’ On Empty: The Six Thousand Dollar Question | The Knightro Report

What’s New highlights
Alliance Introduces Ag Radials With Unique Two-layer Lug Design
New Electronic Flow Monitoring System from Wilger
High Capacity Top Auger Poly Tender from Simonsen-Ideal
Updates to the “World’s Toughest Grease Gun
New Residential Mower from Walker
Farmers Unite to Launch U.S. Hemp Growers Association

 

FEBRUARY 2020 issue highlights

The 2019 Agriculture Year in Review | Viewpoint
Driving the Future of Agriculture with Innovation | Viewpoint
The Legacy of American Women in Agriculture | Viewpoint
Opportunities Abound for Young People in Agriculture | Viewpoint
EPA Paraquat Requirements Place Spotlight on Closed Transfer Systems | Product Spotlight
False Accusations Can Become Opportunities for Personal Growth | Farm & Ranch Life
Protecting Yourself From Embezzlement | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
The “Swankiest” Steaks in the World | Moonwalking on Tailgates
Runnin’ On Empty, While Full On Opportunities | The Knightro Report

What’s New Highlights
High Capacity Top Auger Poly Tender from Simonsen-Ideal
Planter Stalk Stompers for John Deere 17700NT Planters
Powerful, Versatile Compact Bulk Transfer Grain Vac
Updates to the “World’s Toughest Grease Gun”
Barbed Wire Unroller and Offroad Auger Wagon Introduced by Feed Train
Iron Age’s Reinforcer Work Boot Series

 

JANUARY 2020 issue highlights

To Heal Political Rifts, Build a Better Mousetrap | Guest Column
Hitch Your Wagon to the Right Horse | Viewpoint
Opportunities Abound for Young People in Agriculture | Viewpoint
EPA Paraquat Requirements Place Spotlight on Closed Transfer Systems | Product Spotlight
Great Gift Ideas for All Occasions | Product Spotlight
How a Farm Family is Dealing With Alcohol Addiction | Farm & Ranch Life
A Reader’s Question Answered About Power of Attorney | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
A Very Merry Kentucky Fried Christmas | Moonwalking on Tailgates
Runnin’ On Empty, While Full Of Opportunity | The Knightro Report
From U-Haul to “They-Haul” | Pony Tales by Ponty
Pine Cone Fire Starters, Storing Flower Bulbs and More Helpful Hints | Pennywise

 

December 2019 issue highlights

Uncertainty is Hurting Agricultural Producers | Perspectives
“Open Water” Automatic Livestock Waterers  | Product Spotlight
Krone’s New VariPack Round Baler  | Product Spotlight
First Season of Use with Smart Tillage Tools From Case IH | Product Spotlight
Ways that IF/VF Tires Affect Your Farm’s Bottom Line | Equipment Talk
Someday Your Teachings Could Guide the Next Generation | Viewpoint
Guidelines for Living in Future Urban Communities | Farm & Ranch Life
“Milking” With a One-Legged Stool | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
Runnin’ On Empty, While Full On Faith | The Knightro Report
Cat Scat Coffee? Yes, It’s a “Real Thing” | Moonwalking on Tailgates

What’s New highlights
Compact Meets Utility: Introducing Kubota’s New MX Series
Mid-Sized Disk Harrow Introduced by Great Plains
ASV Breaks Into New Size Class with RT-50 Posi-Track® Loader
Oil Changing Made Easier with New Valve Series from Fumoto
All-Steel Cab for Mahindra Max 26 XLT Compact Tractors
Poly Fender Extension Fits Multiple J.D. Row-Crop Tractors

 

November 2019 issue highlights

Scams Targeting Ranchers on the Rise | Industry
Why Pest and Disease Management Will Look Different in the Future | Viewpoint
Is Unmanned Aerial Weed Control Ready for Takeoff? | Technology
Increase Your Compact Tractor’s Performance with Radial Tires | Equipment Talk
Is Your Operation Prepared for Fire? | Management
Getting Along With People Who ‘Tell Us What To Do”| Farm & Ranch Life
Family Genetics Runnin’ On Empty | The Knightro Report
The “Lost Generation” of Farming Heirs | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
Going Brown Beaver | Moonwalking on Tailgates

What’s New Highlights
Crary®’s Revolution Ditcher™ Adds Powerful New Features
Complete Slide Door Packages from Plyco
Oil Changing Made Easier with New Valve Series from Fumoto
New Alliance Combine VF Tire Rated for 186% Load Compared to Standard Radial
An Easy, Affordable Monitoring Solution for Livestock Facilities
Easy-to-deploy, Affordable Web-based Monitoring from Onset
Solar Energizers from Patriot are Now More Portable
Eliminate Build-Up in Grease Traps, Drainage Pipes with All Natural Ingredients

 

October 2019 issue highlights

3 Reasons Pest and Disease Management Will Look Different in the Future | Viewpoint
Fake Meat Deserves the Same Regulations, Oversight as Beef | Viewpoint
Is Your Operation Prepared for Fire? | Management
Upgrading LED Hazard/Warning Strobe Lights: Things to Consider | Equipment Talk
PTO Connections, the Quick and Easy Way | Product Spotlight
Understanding Mental Health is Important to Farmers | Farm & Ranch Life
The Art of Our Family Survival | The Knightro Report
Passing on Property with Existing Contract for Deed | Keeping the Family Farm
Measuring the Value of Work | Moonwalking on Tailgates
Help for Family Members Dealing with Diabetes | Health Matters

What’s New highlights
Concord Offers Two New Models of its NT30 Disc Drill with Integral Tank
Crary®’s Revolution Ditcher™ Adds Powerful New Features
Solar Energizers from Patriot are Now More Portable
An Easy, Affordable Monitoring Solution for Livestock Facilities
LockNLube’s Upgraded Professional Pistol-Grip Grease Gun
First-Of-Its-Kind Safety Device Detects Fire In Farming Equipment
An Endless Hot Water Supply Outdoors with New Hose Sprayer

 

September 2019 issue highlights

Is Agriculture Feeding the World, or Destroying It? | Viewpoint
A Four-Legged Farmhand: Farm Bureau’s Dog of the Year | Lifestyle
Upgrading LED Hazard/Warning Strobe Lights: Things to Consider | Equipment Talk
Dealing with Control of the Farm/Ranch and Generational Divisions | Management
A Simplified System for Keeping Track of Assets | Management
15 Important Facts About Ticks | Health Matters
The Underground Farm Scene | Moonwalking on Tailgates
Define Your Long-Term Care Health Decisions | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
Bison is Connecting With Americans’ Eating Habits | Farm & Ranch Life
“Runnin’ On Empty”: The Family Episodes | The Knightro Report

What’s New Highlights
Environmentally-Friendly, Automatic Flying Insect Control
Bat Wing’s 5-Finger Design Feeds Short or Specialty Crops More Consistently, Evenly
USM Wear Tech Granted Patent on “Vertical Tillage Tool”
A “Helping Hand” for Zero-Turn Mowers
Can-Am Revamps Defender Lineup, Adds All-New 6X6 Model
LockNLube’s Upgraded Professional Pistol-Grip Grease Gun

August 2019 issue highlights

Concentration in Agricultural Production | Viewpoint
7 Ways Technology is Impacting the Ag Industry | Viewpoint
A Simplified System for Keeping Track of Assets | Management
Monstrous Power for Equipment | Product Spotlight
Off-Road Replacement Wheels and Rims | Product Spotlight
How to Test Hay Moisture Levels for Safe Storage | Equipment Talk
2019 Weather and Trade Policies Affect all Types of Ag | Farm & Ranch Life
Cows in a Classroom “Deliver a Message” | Moonwalking on Tailgates
The “Dad & Mom Bank” | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
“Runnin’ On Empty”: Never Lose Hope | The Knightro Report

What’s New Highlights:
Haymaking is Simplified with this Versatile New Bale Handling Machine
New Spreader from Artsway Maximizes Load Capacity
Intelligent Camera Monitor System Completely Eliminates Blind Spots
Smart Padlock Swaps Keys, Combinations for Fingerprints
Weigh Baby Calves Safely: Calf Catcher’s New Digital Scale
New High-Speed Disc Offers Strategic Tillage and Aggressive Residue Management
Environmentally-Friendly, Automatic Flying Insect Control

July 2019 issue highlights

Meeting the Challenge of Rural Stress and Suicide | Viewpoint
Considering Hydraulic or Bi-Fold Door Replacement? | Equipment Talk
Crankenstein: Monstrous Power for Equipment | Product Spotlight
Seven Fencing Tips for Cattle | Herd Health
Cows in a Classroom “Deliver a Message” | Moonwalking on Tailgates
“Runnin’ On Empty”: The Introduction | The Knightro Report
Grandson Wants to Farm | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
Feral Swine: A Problem That’s Gone “Hog Wild” | Farm & Ranch Life
Before You Use That Steel Brush to Clean Your Grill Again | Safety

What’s New Highlights:
Intelligent Camera Monitor System Completely Eliminates Blind Spots
VF Implement Tire from Alliance Designed to Reduce Compaction
Row-By-Row Flow Meter for Monitoring Liquid Applications
Safely Position Weighted Tractor Tires
New Spreader from Artsway Maximizes Load Capacity
Premium Round Baler Processes Wet & Dry Hay, Straw & Stalks
Easy, Affordable Monitoring Solution for Livestock Facilities

June 2019 issue highlights

How Farmers Hold onto Hope in the Tough Times | Viewpoint
What’s Behind That Recommendation to Reduce Red Meat? | Viewpoint
Tireside Chat: Why Choose Tires over Tracks? | Equipment Talk
Five Documents Every Farmer Should Have | Management
Seven Fencing Tips for Cattle | Herd Health
Improve Reproductive Efficiency this Breeding Season | Product Spotlight
Hearing Safety Simple Tips | Ag Health Matters
Approaches for Distressed Farmers to Consider | Farm & Ranch Life
It’s Time To Switch Gears and Write a Book: Looking for a Sponsor | The Knightro Report
Options for Offsetting Income Taxes | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family

What’s New highlights
Compact Track Loader Boasts Reliability and Serviceability
Premium Round Baler Processes Wet & Dry Hay, Straw & Stalks
Easy, Affordable Monitoring Solution for Livestock Facilities
A Quick, Clean and Easy Pavement Problem Fix
Universal ROPS-Mount Canopy Made from Lightweight Aluminum
Escrow Account Offered by AllHay.com Protects Customers
New Parts Cleaner & Degreaser from Lucas Oil Products

May 2019 issue highlights

Increased Certainty in Ag Should Breed Optimism | Viewpoint
Lowering the Stress Level of Farming | Equipment Talk
The Future of Ag Machinery | Technology
Avoid Insurance Gaps and Claims on Your Farm’s Most Common Pollutant | Management
Why Choose Tires over Tracks? | Equipment Talk
Stresses Of Farming Are Changing: Updated Understanding Is Needed | Farm & Ranch Life
One For All, And All For One: My Last Will and Testament | The Knightro Report
Caught in the Income Tax “Whirlpool” | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
The Maple Syrup Process is Best Left to the ‘Experienced’ | Moonwalking on Tailgates

What’s New highlights
12-Ton Spreaders for Fertilizer, Lime Applications introduced by Loftness
Compact Track Loader from ASV Boasts Reliability and Serviceability
Narrow-Row Planter from Kinze Available for the Spring of 2020
Vettec Debuts New Thin Rubber Block for Dairy Cows
Natural Oral Nutritional Supplement Gives Spring Calves a Boost
New Whole-Farm Management System from Syngenta and Ram

April 2019 issue highlights:

How the PTO and 3-Point Hitch can Work Smarter, Faster and Safer | Feature
Why Every Farmer Should be Doing On-Farm Research | Management
What Really Stinks About Celebrity Diet Advice | Our Guest
Choosing a Calving Season Based on Profitability| Herd Management
Those Who Contributed The Most | The Knightro Report
Relationships Open Doors of Opportunity | Pony Tales by Ponty
Retiring Gracefully by Farmers, and What Follows | Farm & Ranch Life
Finding the Story of the Family Farm | Moonwalking on Tailgates
Why Dad Won’t Make a Will? | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family

What’s New Highlights
New Rebuild Kits for Parallel Linkage Flange Bushings
Turn Tillage Into a High-Tech Operation, Regardless of Tractor Type
Cab Control Puts Easier Adjustments at Strip-Tillers’ Fingertips
New Radar Sensor Technology to Maintain Optimal Boom Height
Handle the Most Challenging Bales With the Ravage Bale Processor
Simple-to-Use Drone and Data Analytics Ecosystem Quickly Captures Field Data
Dew Maker for Dry Hay Introduced by Harvest Tec

 

March 2019 issue highlights

Farm Bill Offers Hope for the New Year, and the Next Generation | Our Guest
Do You Have Too Much Tractor Tire? Bigger Isn’t Always Better | Equipment Talk
Spring Tillage: Is it Right for Your Soils? | Equipment Talk
Creative Barn Hangar Holds Replica of “Spirit of Columbus” | Product Spotlight
Grower and Ag Pro Communication Increasing on Social Media | Farm Management
Calving Seasons of the Mind | Herd Management
Feds, States Can Help Biochar Live Up To Its Soil-Saving Potential | Research
New Farm Bill Helps Distressed Farmers | Farm & Ranch Life
The Fat Attack: Reader Response to the “Fat” Issue | The Knightro Report
Two Distinct Beneficiary Groups | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
A “Snowpocalypse” in a Different Land | Moonwalking on Tailgates
Home-Made Electrolyte Mix and More Helpful Hints | Pennywise

What’s New highlights:
Turn Tillage Into a High-Tech Operation, Regardless of Tractor Type
Planter Disc Opener Designed to Maximize Seed-to-Soil Contact
Convert Your Self-Propelled JD Sprayer to a High Clearance Model
Demco Adds Two New Models to Their Grain Cart Lineup
New Radar Sensor Technology to Maintain Optimal Boom Height
Modular Cow Monitoring Solution Now Supports Complete Lifecycle
New Load Bar Technology from Tru-Test Features an 11,000-Lb. Capacity
End Bunk Cleaning Problems Permanently with a Blow Hard Bunk Cleaner

 

February 2019 issue highlights

The State of Digital Agriculture: Four experts weigh in | Viewpoint
What’s the Shelf Life of Your Ag Chemicals? | Farm Management
Cyber Security: Critical for today’s agribusiness | Farm Management
Boosting Power with the BELLE Single-Phase Written-Pole® Motor™ | Product Spotlight
Political Incorrectness Can Be Problematic Or Useful | Farm & Ranch Life
Doctors Respond to the Fat Issue | The Knightro Report
Farm Progression Planning with Grown Children | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
History: Recalling the Fall of the Berlin Wall | Moonwalking on Tailgates

What’s New highlights:
3-Point Hitch Box Blade for 500+ HP Tractors
Cut Trees, Trim Limbs and Grind Stumps with One Saw
Horizontal Drum Mulcher Designed for Skid Steers
Row-By-Row Flow Meter for Monitoring Liquid Applications
Durable Cameras to Help Move More Snow in Less Eliminate Blind Spots
Demco Adds Two New Models to Their Grain Cart Lineup
Torwel’s New Heavy-Duty Snow Pushers 

January 2019 issue highlights:

Performance and Reliability Reach a Peak on the Farm | Product Spotlight
Instantaneous Handheld Analyzers Simplify Moisture Measurement | Product Spotlight
New Tech, Old Tech: When is it Time to Update? | Equipment Talk
7 Common Questions About Transitioning to Organic | Our Guest
Fat: Is it Waste, or is it Taste? | The Knightro Report
What’s in a name? For the Family Farm, Everything | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
Behavioral Healthcare Helped These Farmers Manage Stress | Farm & Ranch Life
Welcome Back This Christmas: Returning to the Peasant Poet | Moonwalking on Tailgates
Great Gift Ideas for All Seasons | Product Spotlight

What’s New highlights:
Safely Position Weighted Tractor Tires
Durable Cameras to Help Eliminate Blind Spots
Horizontal Drum Mulcher Designed for Skid Steers
Snow Pusher Lets You Move More Snow in Less Time
End-to-End Precision Solution Designed for Farmers
Monitor and Control Tillage Depth from Inside Your Cab

December 2018 issue highlights:

To Heal Political Rifts, Build a Better Mousetrap | GUEST COLUMN
The Centerpiece of Christmas Remains the Same | The Knightro Report
The Most Memorable Christmas Gift Ever | Pony Tales by Ponty
Daylight Saving Time Changes Can Affect Farmers | Farm & Ranch Life
Reader Questions Financial Ideals About Long-Term Care | Keeping the Family Farm
Farm Films to Enjoy this Winter | Moonwalking on Tailgates
Shipping Food Gifts, Sealing Cracks and more helpful hints | Pennywise

What’s New highlights:
Solution for Case IH Flag Ship Transition Cones Without Removing Rotors
USM Wear Technologies Build Tougher Tillage Tools with Help from ISU
G4 Stalk Stomper from May Wes Wins an Award
Give Feedback, Get a Discount on the Feller Buncher FBS752
RPR Combine Concaves Available as Copperhead Concave Systems
Quick Connect Greasing Accessory Kit from LockNLube
New Off Road Side-by-Sides from Textron
MECHRON® 2240 Provides a Comfortable Environment for Four

November 2018 issue highlights:

The Need for Faster, More Reliable Broadband Grows | EQUIPMENT TALK
Cooling in Rustic Style with Windmill Ceiling Fans | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT
Profit from Pelletizing Farm Waste with Vecoplan AG | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT
Here’s How Nickels Helped Build the Pork Industry | The Knightro Report
A New Notion in Ag: A Floating Farm on the Ocean | Moonwalking on Tailgates
Why Some People Who Should Have a Will Do Not | Keeping the Family Farm
Alternative Crops That Agricultural Producers are Considering | Farm & Ranch Life
Electric Savings, Hydraulic Oil Remover and other Helpful Hints | Pennywise

What’s New Highlights:
Shaping Technology Can Make All of Your Land Productive
Upgrade Your Sprayer Boom Full Aluminum Booms and Extensions
Tear Into Large Logs, Bore Into Stumps Efficiently
Monitor Bin Levels Safely, Efficiently with LevALERT®
Scouting App Speeds up ID’ing Weeds and Disease with Photo Recognition
Powerful, Reliable and Portable Generator For Less Than $1,000
Cool Large Spaces Without Breaking the Bank
Pet Hair Removal Made Easy and Environmentally-Friendly 

October 2018 issue highlights:

Ag’s Future Rewritten: Changing Farm Structure and Tech | COMMENTARY
The Farm Economy is Not All Bad News | GUEST COLUMN
Profit from Pelletizing Farm Waste | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT
8 tips to consider when buying a used Used Tractor | EQUIPMENT TALK
Sell it or Smell It: The market outlook is getting kind of stinky | The Knightro Report
Widow Should Take Time to Grieve First | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
Optimism Can Be Important to Surviving the Farm Economic Recession | Farm & Ranch Life
Is David Hasselhoff the “Last bastion of Manhood”? | Moonwalking on Tailgates
Read This Before You Use That Steel Brush to Clean Your Grill Again… | Chow Line

What’s New Highlights:
Scouting App Speeds up ID’ing Weeds and Disease with Photo Recognition and AI
Monitor Bin Levels Safely, Efficiently with LevALERT®
An Easy, Affordable Way to Upgrade Your Planter
ISOBUS Terminal with Single-Handed Operation
New Line of Mini Articulating Loaders Enters US Market
Powerful, Reliable and Portable Generator For Less Than $1,000
Cool Large Spaces Without Breaking the Bank 

September 2018 issue highlights:

How to Test Hay Moisture Levels | Equipment Talk
Raising Farm Safety Awareness through Personal Stories | The Telling the Story Project
The Doctors Finally Got It Right: Meat is Good for You | The Knightro Report
There is Hope When Dealing With Mental Illness and Addiction | Farm & Ranch Life
Business Planning with Kids and “Too Many Irons in the Fire” | Keeping the Family Farm
A Quick and Simple Explanation of Global Agricultural Politics | Moonwalking on Tailgates
Mosquito-free Ditches, DIY Sprinkler and More Helpful Home Hints | Pennywise

What’s New Highlights
Extend the Life of Your Corn Head Snout Points
A Pulse Crop Lifter With a Clever Design
One Person Can Stack Bales Quickly, Efficiently
Grain Bag Management Made Simple
Create the Perfect Ditch, Terrace or Waterway
Make Money with a Modular Pellet Production Plant
New Coupler Lock Keeps Thieves from Stealing Trailers
Biodegradable Film Leads to Big Yield Gains
Photosynthetic Corn Shows Increase in Yields 

August 2018 issue highlights:

How to Fix Your Tractor’s ’Power Hop’ | Equipment Talk
Preparing for Pinkeye Season | Herd Health
Farmers are the Poorest Marketers, Yet Complain the Most | The Knightro Report
A Quick and Overly-Simple Explanation of Global Agricultural Politics | Ryan Dennis
Suicide Has Lasting Effects on Surviving Loved Ones | Dr. Michael Rosmann
Could Your Parent(s) Estate Pay up to $200,000 a Year for Elder Care? | Michael Baron
Worm Free Veggies, Tick Remover and More Helpful Money Saving Hints | Pennywise

What’s New highlights:
Make Money With a Mobile Pellet Production Plant from Vecoplan
Make Topsoil, Where and When You Want It with this Attachment
Hydraulic Tree Saw for Excavators Features Rotating Cutting Head
Heavy-Duty UTV Features Military-Grade Construction
Coupler Lock Keeps Thieves from Stealing Your Trailers
Work Smarter with a ROPS Carryall System for Tractors and Zero Turn Mowers
Biodegradable Film Leads to Big Yield Gains 

July 2018 issue highlights:

The Rise of Biopesticides in Traditional Crop Production | Crop Science Feature
How Tractors for Africa Empowers Growing Communities | Friends & Neighbors
Don’t Short Yourself – Go Long | The Knightro Report
The Long and the Short of it All | Pony Tales by Ponty
Why a Buy-Sell Agreement is Critical for this Family | Keeping the Family Farm in the Family
Farmers Hope For Improved Livelihoods In 2018 | Farm And Ranch Life
The Digital Harvest | Ryan Dennis
Simple Plant Watering Tip, Safer Ladder Steps and More Helpful Hints | Pennywise

What’s New highlights:
Next-Gen Grain Vac from Conveyair™ Features Several Upgrades
Feedback from Farmers Leads to Improved Stalk Stomper from May Wes
New Roller Guides for Schumacher Easy Cut II Cutterbar System
Easily Lift the Side of Your Grain Vac with the New Vac Jack
Skid Steer Boom Mower for Heavy Grass, Brush Mulching
High-Speed WiFi for Rural Homes and Farms
Gate Accessories Made to Simplify Your Life
The TireGrabber is Now Available in the U.S. 

June 2018 issue highlights:

Considering Solar Powered Water Pumping | Equipment Talk
Feed Train’s Mobile Bunk Feed Bins | Product Spotlight
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

What’s 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

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
The Most Underpaid, Unappreciated Workers in the Ag Industry | The Knightro Report
Ultimatums May Work To Help 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:

High-Performance Feeding Equipment from Feed Train, LLC | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT
Grain Cleaners that won’t “Break the Bank” | PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT
Nine 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

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
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
Facial Recognition Tech: Sensors Give Farmers Clear Picture Of Animal Health 

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
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
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
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
Of Valentine’s and Ground Hogs | Pennywise

“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

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
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
Chute Side Vaccine Management Tips | Cattle Health
Everybody, Farmers Included, Does Things MacGyver Wouldn’t Do | Farm & Ranch Life
When the Hunt Backfires | The Knightro Report
The Venison Connection | Pony Tales by Ponty
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
Metal Allergy Help, Sticking Burr Removal and More Helpful Home Hints | Pennywise

“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
What I Wish Every Grocery Shopper Knew | Pennywise
Scammers Target Farmers, Ranchers: How to Protect Yourself | Quick Tips
How to Get Calves Over the Stress of Weaning | Quick Tips

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

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
Before We Had Tractors: Artifacts From the Barns Museum | Essays From My Farmhouse Kitchen
October Surprises and Home-Made Disguises | Pennywise
Could Arming Plants With Stones Help Ward Off Pests? | Research

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

How Technology is Impacting Irrigation | Technology
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

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? | Farmhouse Kitchen
In the Land of Survivors | Pennywise
Simple Ways to Help Your Calves Beat the Summer Heat | Calf Health

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:
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”
Replace Universal Joints with Longer Lasting Coupling
Maximum Duty Vehicle Features Patented LeveLift™ Bed Technology