Successful Farming

Successful Farming

Successful Farming is the trustworthy authority for families who make farming and ranching their business. What began in 1902 as a publication built on service journalism to help American farmers now includes an award-winning magazine, a website,, which was among the first serving American agriculture, podcasts, radio programs, several social media platforms, and video, some of which you will find here.

Successful Farming
  • Top Shops Contest: Best Shop Office

    On this episode, the Bogner farm operation is the winner of "Best Office" in the Top Shops contest. The SF Engineman demonstrates how to do a voltage drop test to diagnose an electrical circuit. Dave Mowitz travels to a farm auction to check out prices on John Deere 319 skid steers. On All Around...

  • How Big Data Can Track Elements in Agriculture

    Join Dave Mowitz at a Ritchie Brothers auction in Illinois to see what Challenger track tractors are selling for and what you should look for in price/features before buying one used. In All Around the Farm, we’ll see what an Iowa farmer created to make his combine cab more accessible and learn a...

  • Grand Prize Top Shops Winner and John Deere 4630 Sells at Auction

    On this episode of the Machinery Show, Randy and Jesse Lutz show off their huge shop near Mason City, Iowa. The Grand Prize winner of the 2015 Top Shops Contest has plenty of space both inside and out. The SF Engineman, Ray Bohacz, discusses the voltmeter, an essential tool on the farm. Dave Mowi...