ISSUE DATE: 01/09/2012
By Lesa Teer
After buying a 1950s farmstead outside of McPherson, Kan., Adam Baldwin, a farmer and seed salesman, knew he needed to find space to build a farm shop that would serve all of his needs.
"It's a pretty run-of-the-mill shop, really," Baldwin said. While he certainly doesn't brag about it, Baldwin's shop is indeed special as it is practical, fits his needs and offers room for growth.
Room to grow
When deciding on the dimensions and features of his farm shop, Baldwin made sure he not only catered to his current needs, but those of the future as well.
"When the guys in the 70s built their 60 x 40s, they though that was just huge and that they'd never build equipment bigger than that," Baldwin said. "Now, I have neighbors that can't get hardly any (equipment) in those sheds."
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