15 fun gifts for farm families: 2013

  • Ironclad Touchscreen Utility Gloves

    The synthetic leather palm and fingers on these gloves allow you to use your phone, tablet, or other touchscreen devices without removing your gloves. The lightweight, breathable gloves have compression cuffs for a snug fit, and come in 4 men's sizes. $29.95 at Gempler's.

  • NFL and Collegiate Crock Pots

    Perfect for your football party! Choose from a 2.5-quart manual slow cooker for $29.99, or a 6-quart model with lid-mounted locking system for $59.99 at the Crock Pot website. Both feature a removable crock and high, low, and warm settings, and are available in all 32 NFL teams and 20 college teams.

  • Pocket Chainsaw

    You never know when you might need a chainsaw! This portable, 5-oz., 28" chainsaw is made of high-strength steel with 124 bi-directional teeth, and can cut a 3" diameter limb in 10 seconds. Keep one in your survival kit or glove box. $29.99 at ThinkGeek.com.

  • Ball Jar Wine Glass

    Drinking out of canning jars is nothing new, but these have an elegant 4-inch stem, making them instantly classy! The 16-ounce Mason jar glass comes with a screw-on lid, and is made in the USA. $9.99 each, with discounts for larger orders, at Hillbilly Glassware.

  • Georgia Muddog Wellington Boots

    Part cowboy boot, part mud boot, these 11" pull-ons feature a tough brown leather upper tanned to resist chemicals and barnyard acids. The black foot area is made of molded TPU to keep water out. $149.99 at Georgia Boot.

  • Moultrie Game Spy Camera

    Whether you're a hunter or just want to see what's going bump in the night on your farm, a game camera is a great tool! The Game Spy D-444 has four operational modes and a range of up to 80 feet at night. Use your own memory card up to 32 GB. $99.99 at Mills Fleet Farm.

  • Rustic Roosters Apron

    The Betty Rustic Roosters apron from New Design is functional and beautiful! The vintage design with rooster print will be a hit with your favorite chef! $31.99 with free shipping at Linens-N-Things. Other designs also available.

  • EIEIO Sticker

    Some people have oval stickers on their vehicles marking their "country of origin," like FRA or GER. This stocking stuffer will tell everyone who you really are – a farmer! E-I-E-I-O! $4.25 at Cafe Press.

  • Propane patio heater

    Extend your outdoor entertaining season! This commercial-grade patio heater produces 46,000 BTUs, warming an area up to 18 feet in diameter, using a standard 20-lb. propane tank. It has wheels for easy moving, tip-over protection, auto shut-off tilt valve, weighted base, and stainless steel burners. 87" tall. $209.99 at Brookstone.com.

  • Torso 3V heated vest liner

    Stay warm when you're hunting or working outdoors in the cold. This vest has a four-panel heating system, including a battery and charger. A built-in microprocessor lets you control the heat output. $119.95 at Volt Resistance.

  • Personalized Fireplace Grate

    This American-made steel grate can be personalized with up to 12 letters. It is laser cut with heavy-duty welds and a fireproof finish. 28"L x 16"W x 8 1/2"H. Made in the USA; allow two weeks for delivery. $149.95 at Plow & Hearth.

  • Mayhem Triple Snow Tube

    Who says three's a crowd? This snow tube, made of crack-resistant heavy-gauge PVC, has seating and handles for three riders. 84" x 39". $47.62 at Airhead.com.

  • Xtend & Climb Ladder

    This 15.5-foot aluminum telescoping ladder collapses to around 3 feet in height, so it can easily be stored in a closet indoors. It extends and locks by the foot, for a variety of height options. This professional series ladder is ANSI/OSHA rated to hold 250 pounds. $243.99 at Amazon.com.

  • 1/2-Mile Driveway Alarm

    This alarm system lets you know when a vehicle or person enters your driveway, even from 1/2 mile away. The sensor wirelessly sends a signal to the monitor in your home, and a tone lets you know someone's coming. $129.95 at Hammacher Schlemmer.

  • Cinders: A Chicken Cinderella

    This new children's book from author and illustrator Jan Brett puts a unique spin on the classic children's tale. The story is set in Russia, and all the Cinderella characters are actually chickens, inspired by Brett's own birds. $11 at Barnes & Noble.

These presents are sure to please everyone on your list!

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