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5/25/2011
An introduction to a series exploring the world of beekeeping
8/26/2009
Recommendations for building a wooden bed frame and how to customize the plans.
3/31/2011
Chickens - how do you know if you’re the ‘chicken type’? If you’re pondering a backyard flock, there are a few questions you need to ask yourself.
10/8/2010
Cam shares some of the things he is grateful for....
12/18/2008
A "hybrid" timber frame is one that uses two or more major systems, or means of providing structural support for the building.
5/23/2013
Suggestions for getting the most use of your cold frame all year long.
1/29/2009
Yes, it's possible to harvest trees from your own property to build a timber-frame structure. But here are a few things to consider before you decide to go ahead.
3/16/2012
A recipe for sourdough starter.
2/3/2010
From backyard chickens to hemp grown in the U.S.A., Natural Home readers were concerned with a wide variety of interests in 2009. These 10 issues top the list.
12/5/2008
Round two of three international conferences to determine new emissions standards for the next Kyoto Protocol meets this week and next week in Poznan, Poland.  
3/20/2013
I know how popular and much hyped season-extending materials are in the world of organic gardening, but is it a necessity to eat fresh lettuce year round?
5/7/2014
Make the best use of your cold frame by having lids designed to be easily adjusted or removed.
1/11/2012
Discount pricing on all Morton buildings now through February.
4/1/2011
From a little-known sugar substitute to a conversation-starting book, this list of items for the green kitchen contains a few surprises.
6/19/2013
Daedong Industrial, a global agricultural manufacturing company, celebrated its 66th anniversary in May 2012.
5/5/2011
Taste spring sooner-- build yourself a cold frame!
2/27/2014
Everywhere is full of micro-climates. Discover the places in your garden where the soil warms first, or last, by watching the snow melt and taking pictures.
1/12/2011
The U.S. Green Building Council's Project of the Year is a small, urban home built for $100 per square foot.
4/1/2011
Todd Harne shares his "must-have" pieces of equipment to tackle his spring chores around the farm.
2/10/2011
Keep your family healthy by paying close attention to your home's 10 germiest places.
2/15/2013
My husband Alan’s first gift to me was Helen and Scott Nearing’s Living the Good Life. The books we turn to regularly have changed, although some we go back to again and again, year after year. A list of our top 10 favorite books follows.
6/13/2011
Kansas City's 18Broadway project is a superb example of how to capture and store rainwater to grow food in the heart of downtown.
7/3/2008
With tons of different models of TVs, DVD players and associated equipment, how do you know which cables you’ll need to connect it all? Take a look at this Web site that helps you get it all together.
10/1/2010
Most stock tanks aren’t designed to prevent the water from freezing. The tanks have no insulation, and the large area of water exposed to air doesn’t help either. Livestock owners frequently us a floating electric tank heater. But there’s a better (and less expensive) solution — solar livestock water tanks.
12/20/2011
Readers share their favorite durable, long-lived, sturdy and well-made kitchen tools.
4/20/2009
Read reviews of the best butter churns.
6/13/2014
The new adapter, from Worksaver, Inc., allows John Deere 400/500 series loaders to be used with Euro/Global attachments.
3/20/2014
Bobcat’s 600 frame-size loaders have a non-DPF emissions solution.
4/22/2014
ECHO and Shindaiwa ranked at Gold Level Status in the annual NAEDA Manufacturer Relations Survey.
6/8/2011
When our chicks arrived, we had no idea how much we had to learn about how to raise baby chicks. Nor did we know how much the books couldn't tell us.
9/19/2011
Using cold frames for fall salad greens can extend your season of fresh eating.
9/22/2011
When getting a top bar hive ready for winter, you need to know how much honey there is...and measureing these frames is different than measuring rectangular frames.
11/21/2012
Using portable sawmill and basic timber frame techniques to build a utility shed.
12/10/2011
Ira takes us on a winter garden tour of the experimental gardens at Southern Exposure Seed Exchange. She describes the various experimental cold frames for winter gardening and winter starts. Includes a winter recipe for Sweet Potato Leek Soup.
6/9/2009
Share your thoughts about natural building methods including straw bale building, cordwood construction, earth building and more.
9/28/2010
The Camping Accessory People expand their already extensive product line.
10/18/2011
New Internet Presence Offers Users Simple, Value-based Experience
10/31/2011
Worksaver, Inc. introduces new clamp-on snow blades, ideal for compact tractors with non-quick attach buckets.
4/20/2012
Company announces plans for expanded production with Menlo and launch of Innovation Center at NPCC property.
6/1/2012
Personal users can now buy welding and cutting products and accessories online from the comfort of their home.
6/7/2012
Joplin’s one-year, post-tornado milestone to be marked with neighborhood tree planting, community beautification led by national equipment manufacturers, Vermeer Corporation and Kubota Tractor Corporation
6/29/2012
Mahindra USA leads in several survey categories and ranks among top three overall.
8/15/2012
Two new models of pull behind cutters for use with tractors.
8/24/2012
Investments in lawnmower fabrication processes save more than 310 tons of steel annually.
1/11/2011
Bobcat is a global brand with more than 600 dealer locations in North America and the leader in compact equipment—industry's original innovator, beginning more than 50 years ago with the first compact machine and predecessor to the skid-steer loader.
1/24/2013
EZ Tomato Cages are the brainstorm of two friends, both fed up with purchasing tomato cages that were cheaply fabricated, weak and difficult to store.
2/6/2013
Dixie Chopper, the manufacturer of The World’s Fastest Lawn Mower, offers the Zee 2 series, its newest and largest line of residential zero-turn lawn mowers. Ideal for large property owners, Zee 2 mowers include a variety of features for fast performance, quality cutting and comfortable operation. 
2/13/2013
New Holland has introduced its next generation of hardworking utility tractors, the T4 Series. This tailored offering produces between 84 to 106 horsepower thanks to powerful 4-cylinder engines with Common Rail technology and a Cooled Exhaust Gas Recirculation system to meet Tier 4A compliance.
4/27/2009
We’re testing incubators, equipment and feed for the Community Chickens project.
6/18/2014
JackJaw’s new T-post extractor is durable and lightweight.
4/3/2014
Qualifying referrals to Exmark can receive $100 Carhartt gift cards.
4/16/2014
Husqvarna adds 3 all-wheel drive walk mower models to offer high quality options for any budget.
4/11/2014
Exmark’s “Transitioning Mower Fleets to Propane” provides a road map for landscape professionals.
9/2/2009
MAX needs an aerodynamic and easy-to-assemble roof. Plus it needs to look cool, be cheap, cost little, have a simple design and be reliable. No problem, right? So, do you have any ideas?
2/19/2009
MAX's aerodynamic makeover is underway with a new fender design.
4/6/2010
At the time, it seemed like a clear car was a good idea.
10/23/2009
All computer data for MAX has been stolen. What next?
8/9/2010
Mahindra USA, the leader in affordable, high-quality farm equipment, continues its commitment to provide hard-working, high value tractors in the United States with the launch of 13 new models for the 2011 season.
1/6/2011
Honda Power Equipment is raising the standard for portable generators, adding value and enhanced performance to three of its popular portable generator lines.
5/5/2011
The 2011 report focuses on the Garden Effect and Payback-if-sold. The Garden Effect is the estimated increase in a property’s market value as a result of having beautiful landscaping.
8/18/2011
The bar has been raised once more as AGCO Application Equipment introduces for 2012 three new RoGator high-clearance sprayers designed with even more power.
9/1/2011
Third party study proves Yamaha’s longstanding claim of most durable CVT transmission.
2/1/2012
The new sub-compact tractor line offers “max performance, versatility and value.”
5/2/2012
You can use your ATV to smooth your driveway with this new grader attachment.
9/5/2012
New Holland Agriculture is unveiling new equipment, and exciting new technology at the 2012 Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa.
9/24/2012
Kubota reinforces tractor and heavy equipment safety for the whole family.
7/17/2013
The solar-powered tractor was painted Terry’s favorite color—green—before the motor was strapped in. After the motor was installed a battery stand was welded over the top of the DC drive motor which is large enough to accommodate twelve 250-amp deep-cycle batteries. Once the performance controller was installed battery cables were run, linking the batteries together.
2/8/2011
The American Society of Safety Engineers’ Ag Branch encourages purchasing tractors with a Rollover Protection Structure. Programs exist that will help offset the cost of the ROPS to add to older tractors. Tractor rollovers are common accidents that will lead to severe injury or death, but an ROPS will keep the driver safe.   
5/8/2012
Cam always wanted to be the kind of guy who could swap out a motor and now he is!
6/17/2009
Readers share reports about their favorite specialized kitchen utensils.
5/16/2014
TRUFUEL, a ready-to-use engine fuel, can be used in two and four-stroke engines.
8/6/2009
Everyone should have a 100-mpg car, and know how to drive a manual transmission. MAX comes to the rescue on both ends.
11/11/2009
Jack explores how to test how body changes affect aerodynamics, and looks for inspiration from Wonder Woman.
10/1/2009
In the continuing pursuit of better aerodynamics, Jack takes a closer look at the design of MAX’s nose.
10/4/2011
Capable of moving a host of materials: snow, aggregate materials, livestock feed and silage.
10/28/2011
Hud-Son Forest Equipment would like to introduce the all new 2012 HFE-21 Homesteader portable sawmill.
12/14/2011
Select Kubota models now available for rent at the Home Depot.
4/11/2012
Put your riding mower to work!
5/3/2012
A new smaller utility trailer for your all-purpose ATV.
5/9/2012
Grasshopper announces a new online tool designed to calculate fuel costs and impacts of commercial mowing equipment.
8/17/2012
With new powerful engine options, more safety features, enhanced technology and easy, comfortable handling, the 4500 will soon become a customer favorite in Ventrac’s lineup.
12/31/2011
Progress in the straw bale and wooden cold frames, delicious Kim Chee recipes for winter harvested Chinese cabbage and winter radishes, and an update from the Lawns 2 Lettuce 4 Lunch program in Arlington, VA.
8/6/2010
Kasco is excited to offer these outstanding products to our own line of grain drills and overseeders.
8/10/2010
Herd Seeder is the primary name in the industry, having produced quality seeders and spreaders for more than sixty years. Kasco is excited to offer these outstanding products to our own line of grain drills and overseeders.
4/27/2011
Hoelscher Commercial Products announces a new product for pulling out trees, posts, shrubs and vines.
4/27/2011
Hoelscher Commercial Products announces a new product for pulling out trees, posts, shrubs and vines.
7/6/2011
The RTA12 & RTR12 Series Rotary Tillers from Land Pride till soil for seedbed and planting preparation with uses and applications in landscaping, gardens, and residential areas.
7/8/2011
KIOTI Tractor, one of the fastest growing utility tractor manufacturers in North America, is pleased to announce the addition of the DS3510, a 34 horsepower compact utility tractor.
7/13/2011
ECHO Bear Cat is pleased to introduce the 2” SC2170 Chipper/Shredder to its line of outdoor power equipment.
7/13/2011
The new FSA 65 and FSA 85 grass trimmers, the latest products available for the 36-volt STIHL Lithium-Ion battery technology system, deliver fuel savings, time savings and environmental benefits for gasoline-free trimming applications.
8/2/2011
Blount, the world’s largest manufacturer of saw chain, announces the launch of the new OREGON PowerNow 40V MAX* Cordless Chainsaw.
8/10/2011
KIOTI Tractor is pleased to announce the expansion of their popular implement and attachment lines.
9/29/2011
DR Power Equipment has threatened to make ordinary hydraulic log splitters obsolete with the brand new DR®RapidFire™ Log Splitter. DR technology has eliminated the big drawbacks of hydraulic log splitters.
11/2/2011
New Platform Revealed at Dealer Road Shows
1/19/2012
The Honda EB6500 earned first place in the Rental Equipment Register’s generators and welders category, selected by a panel of industry experts as displaying innovation in rental industry products.
2/14/2012
Husqvarna has issued the Ethanol Challenge in order to provide the tools for consumers to gain awareness about ethanol.
2/15/2012
Sawing their own lumber enables home owners to fulfill their dreams.
6/14/2012
Kubota partners with the Propane Education & Research Council to offer $1,000 purchase incentive on its ZP330, delivering ‘green’ performance and more ‘green’ in your pocket.
7/13/2012
Choose smarter features for better results.
7/26/2012
ECHO Bear Cat is excited to announce that is has met the required guidelines to attain certification on the manufacture of its outdoor power equipment by the National Association of Trailer Manufactures (NATM).
9/13/2012
New burn barrel alternative provides safer, smarter home and garden burning for homeowners.
10/10/2012
Do you love showing off your FarmTek products? Think you're using them in a unique and interesting way? FarmTek would love to see!
7/13/2012
None of these items' primary use is for gardening or livestock keeping but here we are using them all the time. So here's my list of items that you should keep around if you are an avid gardener or own livestock.
3/19/2014
If you’re considering buying a new log splitter, you may have begun to debate whether you want an electric log splitter or a gas-powered model. What’s the difference? DR Power Equipment has some useful insight for you.
2/10/2014
Ventrac unveils the 3400 tractor, the newest sub-compact tractor to their product lineup.
8/15/2008
MAX has a three-wheeled distant cousin that's a diesel-electric hybrid.
9/16/2008
The fine art of automotive design, especially high-mpg design.
9/23/2008
MAX will enter a race, uhhhh we mean event, and will run on veggie oil.
10/2/2008
What does MAX have in common with and old action, adventure, paranoia, social commentary BBC TV series of the '60s?
2/2/2010
Could MAX pass federal safety standards for mass-produced cars? Nope. Should that matter?
2/17/2010
In which Jack departs a little from his fashion sense and MAX gets new racing seats. But not just any racing seats: safer seats with real head restraints.
12/3/2010
MAX gets a couple of cheap and easy thermoformed headlight protectors, to keep light from getting out and rocks from getting in.
9/29/2008
Make the winning suggestion for the next X PRIZE and win $25,000.
5/30/2013
A big crowd likes MAXine better than MAX, and I’ll see you soon, at the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR in Puyallup, Wash.
8/17/2009
MAX Puts the “Ex” in X Prize
1/29/2009
Sequestered indoors, Jack goes to work on streamlining MAX's body.
2/3/2009
From the Science Channel, watch the Brink TV show's spotlight on MAX and its victory in the Escape from Berkeley race.
4/29/2009
Thoughts on the potentially fuzzy math of mpg calculations.
9/21/2009
We're excited for the second annual Escape from Berkeley rally. Last year, MAX won the inaugural event from Berkeley to Las Vegas. This year, it's a run for the Mexican border!
10/25/2010
An after-the-fact analysis of MAX's accident on the way to the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Fair, and the dangers of "getthereitis."
9/23/2010
En route to the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR, Jack listens all too well to GPS and ends up on dirt roads in the Oregon Outback.
9/24/2010
So here you have it: MAX with a crumpled rear fender, crumpled trunk section, a turn signal bashed out, a door knocked loose, and a flat tire. It's fully reparable, but not today, and not in time to drive to the MEN Fair.
4/29/2010
MAX's classic race car skin remains a work in progress. Jack wants MAX to look Lola-esque, but not too Lola-esque.
3/23/2010
A reader recently raised concerns that MAX is illegal in Uncle Sam's eyes. Here's the skinny.
12/9/2009
This potential body style looks hard to beat, in more ways than just physically. What do you think?
7/12/2010
The Rally Green starting flag drops in Knoxville Iowa, Sunday August 15, beginning a cross country fuel economy rally ending in San Francisco the folowing Saturday. MAX will be there and going for the gold.
4/18/2012
Breaking down the last week of homesteading we've done over at WaldenEffect.org, and the Top Bar project we started as well as talk on Brix, biodynamics, and Plant Secondary Metabolites. Also have details on an external frame backpack modification.
3/8/2013
If you often find yourself in need of lumber for various homestead projects, consider a small, portable sawmill to cut your own lumber. Portable milling equipment makes it possible for you to create dimensioned lumber for all kinds of DIY projects. The videos below show the versatility of portable sawmills in action. You will also discover tips to assist with assembly.
8/21/2008
MAX is back from the dead after its infamous wreck. So why is the frame gray?
10/10/2008
MAX is hitting 60 mpg. That's better than a Prius, and before we get serious about streamlining.
10/10/2008
MAX is encountering robust competition at Escape from Berkeley
11/5/2008
It's the age-old tug of war between good looks and streamlined, aerodynamic design. 
11/19/2008
Brink TV show seeks "low-budget mad scientist." Jack and his MAX project fit the bill!
11/26/2008
It's time to calculate MAX's aerodynamic drag. Enter champagne science on a beer budget!
12/5/2008
MAX needs a roof, stat.
5/15/2010
We're modifying the Lola race car's nose to fit MAX's chassis. The first step is cutting the nose down the middle so we can move the fenders apart a few more inches, which will let us steer enough for parking and other normal street activities.
6/9/2010
There's a new automotive fuel efficiency contest coming up -- the Rally Green -- and now MAX has a tachometer, a digital wonder called a Tiny Tach.
8/3/2010
The clock is ticking and I've been taking some shortcuts on getting MAX ready for Rally Green ... and some have turned into long cuts. I need to work smarter, not faster.
8/25/2010
MAX is back at the shop, awaiting diagnosis and correction of an overheating problem, plus some additional body work before its next venture.
5/4/2011
Using MAX to test a tubing streamlining material, resulted in a significant reduction in drag.
6/5/2011
Learning from experience, I've put some impact-resistant structure on the back of MAX.
7/5/2011
MAX got a smog test at an Oregon DEQ Vehicle Testing Station, and passed with high marks.
3/22/2012
Conversion kit install to convert a hybrid vehicle into a plug-in electric and improve your gas mileage by 25%.
8/23/2012
An introduction to DraftSight, Dassault Systèmes' 2D CAD software. It's professional quality and it's free, and Jack is converting all the MAX fabrication drawings to DraftSight .dmg documents.
9/19/2012
Does 100 mpg fuel economy justify cross-country recreational travel? Maybe so and maybe not, but I need to be careful—increasing fuel efficiency can increase fuel consumption if you increase your driving, too.
2/16/2012
A video demonstration of MAX's windscreen, which deflects air around the driver's face with minimal aerodynamic drag.
3/4/2012
To improve MAX's versatility, the passenger seat is removable, which converts MAX from a couple carrier to a cargo carrier.
5/15/2012
How much power and performance does a car need for a guy to get a gal's attention? According to MAX fans, not very much.
10/21/2011
The "High Mileage Car Show" at the latest Mother Earth News Fair, and the pleasure of driving a fuel efficient car.
1/15/2012
MAX at its first autocross. Hey, it's a sports car, right?
12/26/2011
A car's electrical consumption adds to its fuel consumption. For MAX, turning off the headlights improves fuel economy by roughly 4 mpg.
10/21/2012
MAX finally got a deer deflector, after three years of writing about how much it needs one. It'll give a bit of extra rollover protection, too.
8/6/2012
MAX gets a temporary mash-up of old and new style body parts (the new nose is at the fiberglassers' having a mold made so we can make more of them) to get road-legal for a trip to Canada.
5/21/2011
Some burglar wanted my Millermatic 180 more than I did, I guess. Here's why I liked it and why I'm going to get another one.
4/4/2011
Engine efficiency depends on rpm (among other things) and slower isn't always better. More wisdom from the Honey Bear.
8/18/2011
On a summertime cross country trip from Oregon to Ohio, I restricted MAX's radiator inlet air a little at a time, demonstrating that very little inlet area (28 square inches) provides sufficient air for cooling.
7/29/2011
We're cleaning up the details on MAX. One of the finishing touches is clear streamlined headlight covers, and here's how I made them.
8/7/2011
MAX ran with the motorcycles in the Vetter Fuel Economy Challenge, with surprisingly high marks--127 miles per gallon. Surprising to the author, at least.
9/23/2011
MAX gets a lightweight belly pan under the engine, to further reduce aerodynamic drag.
6/29/2011
MAX got some new lager diameter wheels. They should do the job and the price was right, and as a bonus, they look terrific.
7/22/2013
A searchable index for the MAX Updates posts, and a few more thoughts on the Progressive Automotive X Prize.
12/31/2012
The second attempt at weatherproofing MAX involves a convertible top which flips open to get in or out of the cockpit. Not perfect, but not bad.
2/5/2013
The first civilian-built MAXes are nearing completion, and here are a couple of them that are rolling under their own power.
12/23/2008
MAX turns heads and makes an impression at The EG, aka the Entertainment Gathering.
1/7/2009
Jack gets a wallop of motivation for a fully enclosed cabin, and looks ahead to a future with inquisitive grandchildren.
1/16/2009
Could MAX be the perfect car for driver's ed?
10/14/2008
MAX wins the Escape from Berkeley race!!
7/14/2009
Perhaps if we had just listened to the deer all along, we never would've ended up in this gas guzzling mess.
6/9/2009
In the pursuit of 100 mpg, cardboard is a nice medium for conceptualizing design features, but it has its limitations.
3/11/2009
MAX is well on its way to 100 mpg, if the lessons from these 100+ mpg motorcyles are any indication.
3/26/2009
MAX needs 25 percent more horsepower to get from zero to 60 mph in less than 18 seconds. Got any suggestions?
4/9/2009
One would think a car wouldn't need a mechanical inspection at 5,000 miles. But when you're building a 100-mpg car from scratch, and the builder is meticulous, it's wise to look for problems even when there are no signs of problems.  
8/28/2008
MAX version 2.0 is underway.
9/8/2008
MAX version 2.0 is about to start moving. This may come as a surprise, but Jack is going to try it with biodiesel.
7/11/2008
We're at work on a 100-mpg DIY car! Come meet MAX and take a seat for what will be a long, but fun, journey.
7/16/2008
Is the glass half empty? Half full? Or is there just too much glass? I'm designing MAX to be just the right amount of "glass" for the vast majority of our driving. Here's to efficiency.
7/25/2008
MAX gets a small favor from high-end luxury sports cars.
8/5/2008
Breaking News: MAX Totaled
11/17/2010
We're looking at a handful of low cost improvements, and since MAX is undergoing repairs at the moment, this is a good time to make them.
11/6/2010
A treatise on the difference between a gasoline engine throttle and a diesel "throttle," what that means for MAX, and how the difference was overcome.
2/21/2011
Hybrid cars save fuel by shutting the engine off at idle (among other things). Does MAX burn enough fuel at idle to be worth the effort? Our honey bear can tell us.
1/31/2011
Technology marches on. It comes at a price, but a FloScan fuel consumption and mileage meter could give me instant feedback on MAX's fuel efficiency.
3/6/2011
MAX got a new set of high efficiency Goodyear tires, and a second set of wheels so we can do comparison testing. Will the difference be detectable to our low budget testing technology?
4/8/2010
Is MAX an actual modern-day vehicle, or just a high school shop class experiment? In this update, Jack answers sharp questions from an automotive engineer.
7/22/2010
Results of the long-awaited cooling system test, which shows how little air MAX needs through the radiator.
7/27/2010
In the interest of making MAX a smidgeon safer, I've added side bumpers to the passenger compartment. Here's why I made them this way.
8/22/2010
Jack missed Rally Green and MAX has a mysterious overheating problem.
5/23/2010
MAX's bodywork continues, as Jack modifies the race car nose to fit over the Kubota engine.
6/4/2010
More progress on MAX's streamlined body, using a laser to make curved body parts fit on a flat frame.
6/22/2010
A primer on fiberglass mold making and molding fiberglass parts, using MAX's nose parts (hood and bubble) as examples.
5/19/2011
Professional team ropers David Key and Jade Corkill are the new Grand Champions of the 29th Annual George Strait Team Roping Classic.
8/25/2011
Micro Dairy Industry Leader, Bob-White Systems, Launches E-Commerce Site.
10/13/2011
Funds will go to Honored American Veterans Afield and Feed The Children organizations.
1/12/2012
Think outside the box and consider outdoor power equipment for your Valentine this year.
2/27/2012
New Holland Agriculture is unveiling a number of new tractors as well as new haytools and other equipment at the 2012 World Ag Expo in Tulare, California and the 2012 National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky.
2/29/2012
As spring approaches the lawn surrounding your home will certainly begin to grow. With the New Lithium Powered Cordless Recharge Mower ULTRALITE, from Driven By Solar Inc., achieve beautiful manicured results without nasty fumes.
3/19/2012
DR offers innovative ATV utility trailer with 1 year hands-on trial.
4/9/2012
Cub Cadet is known for providing break-through innovations, a reputation supported by the Best Buy rating.
6/4/2012
Multiplaz North America announced it continues to woo potential resellers, as it is overwhelmingly winning consumers with its green technology, gasless, based Super New Plasma Welding and Cutting Machine, the Multiplaz 3500.
7/16/2012
Bobcat Company introduces 3-point tiller implements for the Toolcat 5610 utility work machine and the full line of compact tractors.
8/31/2012
Red Brand Fence (manufactured by Keystone Steel and Wire), recently received an award for their recycling initiatives by their industry peers.
11/2/2012
Smaller version of the original Gardener’s Hollow Leg is perfect for picking dinner!
12/28/2012
Land Pride is proud to announce four new skid Grapples in 12 different sizes as well as a skid-mounted Stump Grinder. These completely new attachments feature the same quality and durability that you’ve come to expect from Land Pride.
8/30/2012
Milking is a fun and easy chore! Here are some hints on milking in an easy fashion.
11/21/2011
Robert Zwald talks about farming equipment and selling his harvest in the 1940s. This is the sixth part of Robert's stories from the past, as compiled by his daughter, Ruth.
11/18/2011
In my 7,500-plus mile adventure in MAX this summer, one lesson really stands out: Haste Makes Waste.
3/23/2012
Why pre-1960 race cars were more efficient than post-1960 race cars, and thus a better example for high efficiency highway cars.
4/30/2012
The tail end of MAX's bellypan (diffuser) gets tuft tested, and the attached video shows the results. This was the finishing touch that got MAX its 100 miles per gallon on the highway.
12/7/2011
A surprising benefit of MAX's streamlining is the increased luggage space.
6/29/2012
Jack has dismantled MAX's body and is making molds from the body parts, so other MAX-like car builders won't have to duplicate his work.
6/1/2011
By making a pattern and a mold, we can now reproduce rear fenders as needed.
8/29/2011
Jack took MAX to a local car show and found that even if they're not looking for high mileage, folks think MAX is cool.
6/20/2011
MAX has very low rolling resistance, as demonstrated by this three year old kid pushing it around the building.
10/15/2008
MAX debuts by taking the checkered flag of the 800+ mile, no gasoline consumed, Escape from Berkeley race.
7/1/2009
Considering deer, it’s time for a roll bar.
7/21/2008
Conservation over corn.
9/8/2010
MAX is getting prepped for paint, and all the essential bodywork is done for the new, streamlined roadster body.
9/3/2010
Craig Henderson and his Avion high mileage sports car went from Canada to Mexico at 119.1 MPG. He plans to produce Avion kits.
2/7/2011
Volkswagon's high mileage (1 liter of fuel per 100 kilometers) car is getting closer to production. Expect to see 100 of these available to the public in 2013.
12/23/2010
MAX gets a low cost, high accuracy, and none too attractive fuel gauge. Two out of three ain't bad.
1/5/2010
I hate to say it — because electric cars may be the salvation of transportation someday — but much of the current hype around electric cars is smoke and mirrors. 


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