Farm Industry News



I am looking for a part for the Dole Moisture Tester model 400. It used to be from Eaton Corporation.
Donny Miller
via phone call

Eaton Corporation acquired The Dole Valve Company and consolidated it into the Dole Division. In 1999 Tedea Ltd. bought the company and in 2004 formed the Dole-Radson Moisture Tester Division that now operates out of Chatsworth, CA. For parts for the Dole-Radson Moisture Tester, call 818/701-2750.


I am looking for a part for an M&W gravity style trailer. I understand the company has been sold. Can you help me?
Hazel Mumm
via e-mail

M&W has been purchased by the Alamo Group. However, M&W equipment is still being manufactured and sold from the same location in Gibson City, IL. You may call 800/221-2855 for information or visit the company's Web site at


I am looking for a part for an auger made by Ficklin Machine Company of Onarga, IL. I have a brochure from the company, but the phone number listed in the brochure doesn't work. Can you help?
Dave Lagerhausen
Shumway, IL

To find replacement parts for Ficklin equipment, contact Unverferth, Shell Rock Division, 27612 Tempo Ave., Shell Rock, IA 50670, 800/553-3307.


We are looking for a portable space heater, model B-250, made by Master Vibrator Co., Dayton, OH. We need ignition parts for sure, maybe some others. Thanks for your help!
John Mack
Waterville, MN

Contact Master Distributors, Box 141727, Grand Rapids, MI 49514, 888/917-2244, or if you know the part numbers.


I need parts for a 2-62 White Iseki tractor. Can you help?
Ronald J. Leno
Driscoll, ND

Iseki no longer makes parts for this particular model. However, parts are supplied through Massey Ferguson dealers. You can visit the Massey Ferguson Web site at www.massey to find the dealer nearest you.


I am looking for parts for an FMC SideWinder roto-tiller.
John Thain
Boise, ID

You can purchase SideWinder parts and manuals by calling the com-pany's toll-free number: 800/343-5825. The company is still in business and plans to produce equipment again next year.


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