Farmer inventions from this month's All Around the Farm include a farm-strong grappling hook and modified pliers for handling fuses.
Now that he loads the seed tender with a grain cart auger, Dillon Roesch of McClave, Colorado, is breathing easier – both literally and figuratively.
This month's farmer inventions include a way to keep firewood dry, downforce for a posthole digger, and a convenient way to transport seed to the field during planting.
By recycling his farm’s pull-type model and incorporating materials from other used machines, Richard Schmunk, Eaton, Colorado, built a weed burner that turns the chore into a one-person job.
This month's farmer inventions include a reinforced tractor bucket, shop-built skid steer hay buck, and a way to wheel heavy loads through narrow spots.
Since they farm some contract acres, Vince Widman and his sons need very short-term storage for that grain.
These select AATF ideas demonstrate ways to get a better handle on things (sometimes literally!) in the lawn and garden.
This month's ideas include a way to make loading planters at night easier, a convenient place to store used net wrap, and how to improve a swing auger.
Joe Bahe, Iowa, built a UTV boom to spray more accurately and reduce the amount of herbicide needed.
Cans and jugs disappear in rolling workbench door that adds storage space. Built by South Dakota farmer Ryan Wipf.