Shop Tips & Tricks

  • In The Shop: High-Mileage Planter Repair


    02/11/2017 02:03 AM

    Most farmers are aware of common wear and maintenance points on planters. 

  • High-Mileage Planter Repair
    02/09/2017 11:57 AM

    Most farmers are aware of common wear and maintenance points on planters. Worn disk openers, failed closing wheel bearings and other high-wear components are annual gotta-check issues prior to planting.

  • In The Shop: Ugly Repairs That Do the Job
    02/02/2017 05:45 PM

    It’s always best to use new parts and prescribed techniques when making repairs to farm equipment, but let’s be honest, there are a few times when new parts aren’t available, rain is in the forecast and “creative engineering” is the only option. 

  • How to Save Money on Repairs
    12/19/2016 09:18 AM

    Everybody is searching for ways to save money on repairs this winter. Here are several suggestions to reduce labor bills.

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Dan Anderson is well-known among Farm Journal and AgWeb readers for his practical tips, tricks and fixes that farmers can use in their shops and on their equipment. He is author of the Farm Journal column "In The Shop." He also maintains a blog on AgWeb by the same name.

an and his wife, Becky, live in rural Dallas County, Iowa. Contact him at xrdan@netins.net.

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