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