As modern farm equipment gets larger and more complex, farmers are discovering they need to expand their tool inventory and shop accessories to tackle basic maintenance and repairs.
Repair or replace? It can be an agonizing question to ask about farm equipment – especially amid tightened farm budgets.
With every part of an operation set on go, the farm shop is a critical switchboard of activity.
The farmer’s grapevine—the complex communication network that shares vital farming information via social media, coffee shops and near-telepathy—is like the internet.
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 email@example.com.