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Dealer Spotlight: A Motto + A Community = Growth — Bucklin Tractor & Implement Co. in Kansas

Dealer Spotlight: A Motto + A Community = Growth — Bucklin Tractor & Implement Co. in Kansas

Bucklin Tractor & Implement Co. is a John Deere dealership in Kansas that is a staple in many communities throughout the state.  Ralph Estes began Bucklin Tractor & Implement Co. in 1944 as a family owned and operated business, which it remains today as two of the last four generations still work for the company […] Read More

Kansas Wheat Harvest HRW 2018

About one week ago, I had the opportunity to spend some time on a farm in NW Kansas for wheat harvest. The wheat looked beautiful when I arrived glistening in the sun, truly like amber waves of grain. And as the markets attempted to gain strength over the past several weeks the storms and hail rolled into […] Read More

No-Till Farming…Right or Wrong?

No-Till Farming…Right or Wrong?

Some of you may already be practicing no-till, zero till or some form of it and you may even have been doing this for many years. It became a popular practice in the US around the 1940’s just after the Dust Bowl and when a broadleaf weed killer was introduced. But it wasn’t easily accepted […] Read More

Selling Farm Equipment

Selling Farm Equipment

There are multiple ways to start posting your listings, here’s a quick How To:     Once you begin your listing you can follow the step to fill in all the details. If you have any questions about posting a listing or would like tips on how to sell as fast as possible for the […] Read More

Tree Trimming Tips

Tree Trimming Tips

I grew up in western Kansas where it is basically a crime to cut down trees but, when I moved to eastern Kansas I learned that trimming and cutting down trees is very necessary. It can be difficult to tell when a tree is dead, what time of year to trim, how to use a chainsaw, […] Read More

“You been farming long?”

“You been farming long?”

This poster of the little farmer boys is by far one of the most famous prints in the farming community. Almost everyone has a memory of seeing this in their parent’s or grandparent’s house, or at a business in town. Not surprising because over 1 million copies of the poster were sold! But where was […] Read More

3 Traits of a Successful Farmer

3 Traits of a Successful Farmer

After generations of farming, we’ve sat down to think about what it takes to get through the ups and downs. According to Farmer John much of his success in farming has been made possible by a great support system, plus these traits. In the end, the number one thing that unites those in agriculture is […] Read More

Why grease equipment?

Greasing your equipment is an important but often forgotten about task on the farm. Greasing is important to avoid any metal on metal contact on your machinery, which can cause lasting and expensive damage. Some tips for lubricating your equipment: Make it a habit: It is important to grease your machinery often so you should […] Read More

What helps sell farm stuff faster?

What helps sell farm stuff faster?

We want to help keep your business moving and in order to do that we have come up with some tips on getting your farm goods sold faster. Our tips: Make your listing searchable by adding relevant tags. The best way to decide what tags to add to your listing is by asking yourself, “If […] Read More

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