Mitch Sisson never wants to grow up. As one of America’s top farm toy restorers, his meticulous craftsmanship coaxes memory from metal: “It’s a special thing when you can hand a man back a piece of his past.”
Gone. A glaring story of soil loss, set against an alarming background of buffalo bones and the Dust Bowl, is a signpost account of cost and consequence, with relevance for the entire farming industry.
Brian Tischler has put a shoulder to the door of open-source farm technology by designing software, AgOpenGPS, for a precision mapping and tractor automation program, and placing the project online for free download.