Buying a Used Farming Tractor

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  Now that we have our 40 acres, we are looking at the best tools that will help us build the farm.  Since we are growing in a cold environment, we are going to build a greenhouse first.  Our greenhouse will be built in the ground with the south facing wall being made of greenhouse… Read more »

How do I Troubleshoot Gardening Equipment?

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I keep getting this same question about troubleshooting garden equipment.  Whether large or smaller motorized or electrical equipment, I have found a simple way to troubleshoot gardening equipment. So I have come up with an acronym that I have been using for decades.  It is S.O.A.R, or Seek, Observe, Act and Reap.   Whenever I have… Read more »

How Can I Use a Garden Tractor?

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In this article, you are going to learn what a garden tractor can be used for, and why it will help lower your work load and keep you safer. A Garden Tractor is more than just a riding lawn mower. A garden tractor has the ability to operate attachments for: Digging Plowing snow Blowing snow… Read more »

Thinking of Tackling Farm Equipment Repair?

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Before you start tackling farm equipment repair, please take a minute to consider these items before you start. What type of farm equipment do you have? How much money do you have budgeted for maintenance? What do you consider your time per hour cost is? Do you have a shop on your farm/home? Are you… Read more »

How do I Approach Farm Equipment Repair?

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Watch on youtube Download Audio How do I approach Farm Equipment Repair?  The reason I am asked, is that there is a growing problem with the cost of new farm equipment, and the apparent  lack of parts for the older equipment that can be found at a decent price. You know how it is, you… Read more »