Machines and technology from rural America

Make Soap with More Lather

Jennifer Nemec

Learn what you need to know to achieve hardness, lather, moisturizing and conditioning qualities when making a bar of soap.

A Farm Tractor Maintenance Guide

By Oscar H. Will III

Oscar H. Will III shares a farm tractor maintenance guide, includes schedules to use when checking the tractor engine, oil, filter and fluid changes, and transmission and antifreeze fluids. Originally published as "Maintenance Basics to Keep Your Tractor Truckin'" January/February 2007 GRIT MAGAZINE.

Tackling Winter Equipment Maintenance Tasks

By Josh Boyd

Prolong the life of your farm implements and minimize costly breakdowns this spring by keeping a routine winter maintenance schedule.

Winter Clothing: Stay Warm and Pursue Winter Activities

Priscilla Markley

Manage your body heat with the appropriate winter clothing to get the most out of winter activities.


The Bushcraft Guide to Hunting Tools

By Dave Canterbury

Learn to select the best tool for hunting in the wild.

Bowhunting Basics

By David Hart

The beginner’s guide to archery hunting.

All You Need to Know About Backhoes

Oscar H. Will III

Add versatile tools similar to tractor backhoes to your tool kit for more than digging power.

Tractor Attachments to Get the Most Out of Your Machine

By Oscar H. Will III

Useful tractor attachments such as the earth auger, rear-mounted blade, rotary tiller and more offer a means to get more value from your machinery investment.

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