A few simple steps to make sure your tractor is ready for spring.
The new Ventrac 4500Y tractor is most suitable for those maintaining large acreages of property.
Agreement makes Tractor Supply the exclusive national retailer of Jonsered.
The new Kubota models will provide increased power and added versatility.
KIOTI embarks on a major process upgrade to exceed the needs of their customer base.
The Tractors and Power Equipment blog is all about tractors and the equipment powered by them — loaders, graders, mowers, cultivation and logging implements and more.
If you need a little horsepower for your homestead, a two-wheeled tractor may be a good choice.
Clear overgrowth in your meadow by acquiring a heavy-duty mower. Here are some mower recommendations for your homestead.
It’s time for lawn and garden work. In your opinion, which is the best garden tractor? Which tractor will you be using this year?
A look at the history of tractors.
An emerging leader in the compact tractor market, Cub Cadet Yanmar is now backing each product with its all-new Premium Advantage Package. Standard on all new tractor purchases, the package features a five-year limited powertrain warranty.
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.
An expert on do-it-yourself projects explains how to apply the fundamental KISS principle (Keep It Simple Stupid) to tractors.
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.
Beginning July 1, 2011 and continuing for the next five months, legal residents of the U.S. and Canada can enter to win a five-year lease of a New Holland Boomer 30 compact tractor and loader with the industry-leading Boomer Guard5.
Learning to clear fields can be fun!
Plastic storage boxes set up without tape or glue, and store flat.
The T7 Series fuel economy is attributed to the design of the engine. With the SCR technology, the engine “breathes” clean air, instead of re-circulated exhaust gases, allowing the engine to simply do what it’s designed to do: produce maximum power.
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.
Yanmar’s TracTour showcases the new line of sub-compact tractors.
Chicken tractors are not for me — here's why.
Save the rain for a sunny day with this homemade rainwater collection system. Using recycled water containers and storing up to 275 gallons, this setup is five times bigger than the typical rain barrel.
Learn how to store eggs properly, how to freeze eggs for long-term storage and how to use eggs in different kinds of recipes.
The CS2410 subcompact tractor is appropriate for those homeowners with property sizes ranging from just under an acre up to 5 acres, possibly more.
A harrow tractor implement is very helpful in breaking up manure and old hay on pasture ground.
The new cab system features a commercial-grade ROPS (Roll-Over Protective Structure) enclosure and has been designed for optimum flexibility with a variety of attachments including loaders and backhoes.
Enjoy a glimpse of history with the Photo of the Week. Capture your own memories, and submit them to our CU photo-sharing site. One of yours might even be the next Photo of the Week!
June is National Safety Month, and the Kubota Tractor Corporation’s safety program reminds its customers to make tractor safety a priority.
Things to consider when purchasing a new or used tractor.
This small project could gain you big time savings. Simply screw a few hooks inside a pretty cigar box, give it a knob and hang it near the door. Never search for lost keys again!
These new UTVs are now available to the North American marketplace. The new MECHRON® is pure UTV, offering more combined productivity features for either work or recreation than any other UTV in North America.
KIOTI tractor company realizes significant growth in North American markets.
How important our tractor and snow thrower are in keeping us from getting snowed in. Our local cooperative.
Dig in to our wealth of food preservation resources to learn how to keep fall crops edible well into winter.
Good storage conditions for your garden seeds are essential. These tips will help you learn how to store seeds.
How to make chipotles and other smoked peppers using a biochar trench.
Find the best places to store your harvest in your home through the winter.
Readers share tips, tricks and recommended products for keeping produce fresh longer.
Dehydrating foods and making the most of the bounty.
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.
The new sub-compact tractor line offers “max performance, versatility and value.”
Yanmar announces new utility tractor in the Lx HST Series.
The advantages of having stabilizer bars on your tractor when using an implement such as a mower are described.
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.
EZ Mover - A 2" Receiver for Your Three Point Hitch
After discovering a family of wrens in his sawmill, Dave Boyt decides to take a break from sawmilling and make some necessary repairs to his antique tractor.
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.
Turn empty oatmeal and salt containers into pretty storage canisters--in a snap.
Victoria Gazely lives in a 650-square-foot homesteader's cabin built by a man who didn't need closets. She's found five great ways to stash her stuff without renovating--and her solutions work for anyone who needs to hide a few things.
A front-mounted snowblower with a 72-inch cutting width is now available for Bobcat compact tractors. The new snowblower joins front-mounted models with 49- and 62-inch cutting widths introduced last year.
These compact pallet forks incorporate many of the same durability features found on larger Worksaver units and utilize Class I forks (1” x 3.5” x 42”) rated at 2,000 lbs. for optimal lifting capacity.
The new L3200 and L3800 deliver extra horsepower providing superior and efficient performance. Both models come equipped with either a gear-drive or three-range HST and an ample 10-gallon fuel tank, providing excellent efficiency.
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.
Houston-based Mahindra USA is doing its part to help prevent fires during this drought season by reminding rural residents of a few simple things they can do to help prevent catastrophic damage to their homes and property.
New Holland has announced it is now backing its compact tractors with an industry-leading 5-year Boomer Guard5 limited warranty on all Boomer 30/35/40/50 deluxe compact tractors.
Ventrac unveils the 3400 tractor, the newest sub-compact tractor to their product lineup.
The countdown to savings is on now at Morton Buildings.
Learn about Bisphenol A (BPA) and its prevalence in plastic manufacturing, and get tips on how to limit your exposure to BPA, phthalates, and other unsafe chemicals in plastic.
Never in a million years would I think a show about storage auctions could be so amazing, edgy and really bringing going green to the masses.Yet, it made sense one day while watching the show.
It is possible to grow fresh crops through the dark months even without a greenhouse, and even where we live, a thousand miles from the Arctic Circle, where the winter sun brings only brief and meager light.
A root cellar slowly is dug by hand, with the goal of increasing our homestead's food preservation and storage capacity through the winter.
Smooth out the temperature range in your greenhouse by adopting one of these strategies for heating greenhouses.
Winter food storage in a naturally cooled space.
Not being a fan of frozen or canned carrots, I began to wonder how to store carrots under straw for winter to enjoy organic carrots throughout the winter. Living in Central Oregon where beach sand is not at the hand, I gathered garden straw from a local farmer. It is important that you know that straw for the garden has not come from crops treated with herbicides to control broad-leafed weeds.
One of the disadvantages of wind power is that the wind doesn't always blow. But in the future, new technology could make it easier to store wind energy.
The level of interest in chicken ownership indicated among non-owners could potentially double ownership levels in the next 12 months.
A beginning farmer enjoys the work she has to do by hand. But would still like a tractor.
To create a chicken tractor that will keep both you and your hens happy, you'll want to focus on weight, shelter, doors, handles, and more.
Our quest to make pasture egg collection more efficient.
Chicken tractors, which sit directly on garden beds during fallow times, maintain soil, reduce insect pests and even provide fresh eggs.
The process of curing potatoes for winter storage.
Use of a mobile chicken tractors allows us to keep the birds on fresh ground and stay on top of the weeds.
Judy Mimranek shares her father's time-tested tip for digging a root pit and covering it with layers of straw and cow manure in order to store fruits and vegetables through the winter.
Tomatoes are the gray area of canning. They're not quite acidic enough to just straight can like fruit but the right amount of added acid can keep you from having to pressure can them. Here are the basics on canning tomatoes.
Cam Mather tries out a battery-powered chainsaw at his off-grid homestead in Ontario.
Sweet, healthy, root vegetables that love growing through the heat of summer? Learn about adding Jerusalem artichokes, yacon, and sweet potatoes to your gardens. Plus, more on the incredible health benefits of roselle (hibiscus).
Capable of moving a host of materials: snow, aggregate materials, livestock feed and silage.
Bobcat Company introduces 3-point tiller implements for the Toolcat 5610 utility work machine and the full line of compact tractors.
Friends and I travel to the Open Source Ecology project in rural Missouri to take a tour and help out laying up earth bricks.
Buying a tractor? How much tractor do you need? What are the horsepower requirements for mowing?
Robert Zwald shares his childhood experiences of selling frogs for fish bait and working on the family farm in the 1920s. This is part three of eight of Robert's stories.
How we cope with heavy snow in the mountains.
When the farmer's away, the animals will play (safely, please!!). Preparing your farm for a farmsitter
Talking about the back up generator failure along with recent golf cart modifications.
Porch building tips along with deer pressure notes and golf cart pickup bed instructions.Throw in a 5 foot high chicken wire fence and a rare appearance from a normally camera shy cat named Strider and you've got an idea of what we've been up to.
Killing frosts are arriving, but Ira's staying self-sustaining all winter, with winter-hardy greens and plenty in storage, from sweet potatoes to pickled peppers. Get inspired with ideas for kimchi and a fresh twist on winter salads, with yacon.
Comparing different home made do it yourself chicken carriers for the Tractor Supply animal swap this past Saturday. Reporting on edible mushroom cultivation harvest and what it takes to pick the right disease resistant apple variety.
How a born and bred city boy came to leave Detroit, start a Tennessee homestead with his wife, and blog about it here.
A little background on how Ric and Vicki moved from Detroit to a Tennessee homestead, and starting to get up to date on what they've done since.
A "how to" for building a hoop-style greenhouse using PVC pipe and plastic sheeting.