Wednesday, June 29, 2016

I’ve often heard it said that “what goes around comes around” and “there’s nothing new under the sun.” Here’s an example of that, and,...

How about that Dodge Ram ad at the Super Bowl? It’s not often that the advantages and benefits of farming are placed before such...

In 1814, George Stephenson built his first locomotive for hauling coal from the mine where he worked.

(Thankfully) my wife and I never had the pleasure of a shivaree as newlyweds

I have a copy of General Catalog No. 200, issued in 1940 by the John Deere Plow Co. of Columbus, Ohio. The book’s index...

Milton O. Reeves, of the Reeves family who once made steam traction engines and threshers, was associated with the Reeves Pulley Company in Columbus,...

(Author’s note: This is an “encore” presentation of this column, which was first published in 2002.) Christmas on the western Pennsylvania farm where I grew...

As promised last time, here are my five final choices for the top 10 most significant new developments in agricultural machinery during the 19th...

Ever speculate about what were the most significant new developments in agricultural machinery during the 19th and first half of the 20th centuries? I...
World War II comic

At the end of October 70 years ago, farmers and farmers' wives were reading the Farm Journal. It was a dark period in the...
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