Acres Magazine

Acres Magazine

Acres Magazine: A magazine to entertain and inform readers about country living today. Learn about the interests of our diversified customers’ lifestyles including, hobby farmers, equestrians and most anyone who uses our under-60 hp tractors on their own “acres.”

Teaching School at 285 mph

Teaching School at 285 mph

When students arrive at school and the first thing they see is a 30-foot long top-fuel dragster parked near the front entrance, they know their education has just moved into high gear.

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Hooked on Hackneys…and Hollywood Horses

Hooked on Hackneys…and Hollywood Horses

One seems made for little people—it’s small, playful, mischievous, and safe for a child to groom. The other is large, strong, calm, and good-natured, a strikingly handsome horse that seems well aware that its ancestors carried knights into battle. Each is equally at home with either a rider on its back or pulling a fancy carriage. One is the spirited Hackney; the other the noble Friesian.

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Where Horses Go When They Have No Place to Go

Where Horses Go When They Have No Place to Go

Not once in 10 years of captivity had the wild Mustang been touched by a human being. Abused and neglected, he was terrified of people, recoiling in fear and flaring the whites of his eyes every time someone approached. It was said of this horse that he was forever wild and untrainable. Harsh attempts to break him had only made this horse more dangerous. Who would even want such a horse?

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Agitating for Clean Laundry

Agitating for Clean Laundry

Old washing machines hardly sound like a retirement hobby, but once Lee Maxwell started collecting them, he just couldn’t stop buying more, even when his collection went over his wife’s imposed limit of 1,000.

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Seasonal Treats

Seasonal Treats

Acres readers submit their very own recipes. This issue, Marlene Nolt and Nicole McKay share their recipes for some seasonal sweets.

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Tractor Talk

Tractor Talk

Getting your tractor ready for winter work is not a difficult process if you are already up-to-date on routine scheduled maintenance as outlined in your Operator’s Manual.

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