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Developing tools for small farms

publication date: Feb 1, 2012
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Stone BarnI’m always looking for clever tools and tool modifications for the farm, something that will cheaply and quickly save time and frustration, improve production and product quality and maybe even help the farm make more money. I’ve visited farm shows, including one claiming to be the largest in the world, that had little to offer a farm smaller than 200 acres. In contrast, I see useful farm-built tools whenever I visit successful small farms. Farmers have to innovate because off-the-shelf products usually aren’t adequate or affordable for our needs.

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