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, Agriculture.com, which was among the first serving American agriculture, podcasts, radio programs, several social media platforms, and video, some of which you will find here.

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  • Round Baler Technology | Successful Farming

    On this episode of Successful Farming, Jessie Scott talks with industry experts to learn about round baler innovations. Dave Mowitz heads to an auction to check out an Oliver 2150 muscle tractor. Then we head to a Nebraska farm to see a farmer-built rear skid loader 3-point attachment. Finally, D...

  • Smart Grain Bins | Successful Farming

    On this episode of Successful Farming, Laurie Bedord visits a farmer who is outfitting his bins with technology to better monitor the grain. Dave Mowitz heads to an auction to see what seed tenders are selling for. We feature an innovative farmer-built grain cart camera. Then Dave heads to Utah t...

  • Bringing Clarity to Tire Markings | Successful Farming

    On this episode of Successful Farming, our tire expert gives advice on how to read tire markings. Dave Mowitz heads to an auction to track prices on John Deere 610 D tractors. Then we feature a beautifully restored Rock Island Heider in North Carolina.

  • Overcome Soil Compaction with Tire Inflation | Successful Farming

    On this episode of Successful Farming, Jessie Scott talks with experts on how tire inflation systems can overcome soil compaction during fieldwork. Then Dave Mowitz heads to an auction to track prices on Case IH Magnum tractors. We feature a power tool battery storage solution from a Mason City, ...

  • A Small but Functional Shop | Successful Farming

    On this episode of Successful Farming, Dave Mowitz travels to Tahlequah, Oklahoma, to visit Bill Rosener's shop. The shop was primarily designed for woodworking, but features a plethora of other great ideas that anyone can appreciate when building a shop. Dave also visits a Ritchie Bros. auction ...

  • The Advantages of Strip Tilling | Successful Farming

    On this episode of Successful Farming, Jessie Scott looks at strip tilling and examines the risks and rewards of using it. Dave Mowitz attends a Minnesota auction to see a Mack truck sell on Steel Deals. Then on All Around the Farm, we feature a farmer-built calving corral that was put together f...

  • Top Shops Contest: Best Shop Design | Successful Farming

    On this episode, Dave Mowitz travels to the Rezac shop in Onaga, Kansas, to award the best shop design. The SF Engineman, shows off some great tips to check oil filters. Dave Mowitz heads to an auction to track prices of John Deere 9560 RT tractors. Then, on All Around the Farm, a Jasper, Minneso...

  • How Investing in Technology Helps a Farm Operation | Successful Farming

    On this episode, Dave Mowitz heads to an auction to track prices on John Deere backhoe loaders. We feature an invention on All Around the Farm that makes quick work on changing tractor tires. Dave continues his tour of the Paquette museum in Leesburg, Florida. Then Laurie Bedord interviews a farm...

  • Top Shops Best Feature and Case Qudtracs Sells at Auction | Successful Farming

    On this episode of the Machinery Show, Dave Mowitz highlights the best shop welding centers ever featured on Top Shops. Then on Steel Deals, Dave travels to a massive consignment sale in Illinois to watch a couple late-model, low-hour Case Quadtracs sell. The tractors are just a fraction of the b...

  • Top Shops Contest: Best Shop Office | Successful Farming

    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 | Successful Farming

    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...

  • Top Shops Winner & John Deere 4630 Sells at Auction | Successful Farming

    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...