Washington, D. C. 20549

                               FORM 8-K

                            CURRENT REPORT
                   PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)

    Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) October 23, 2007

                 ART'S-WAY MANUFACTURING CO., INC.
       (Exact Name of Registrant As Specified In Its Charter)

           State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation

	0-05131                              42-0920725
      (Commission                       (IRS Employer
        File No.)                     Identification Number)

                            P.O. Box 288
                       Armstrong, Iowa 50514
         (Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

                          (712) 864-3131
         (Registrant's Telephone Number Including Area Code)

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                             Form 8-K

Items 8.01 and 9.01 Other Events; Financial Statements and Exhibits

     On October 23, 2007, the Company issued a press release announcing a
cash dividend, a copy of which is furnished with this Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1.

     Exhibit 99.1. Press Release issued by the Company on October 23, 2007,
announcing a cash dividend.

The information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K under Item
7.01, including Exhibit 99.1 referenced in Item 9.01, is being
"furnished" pursuant to Item 7.01 of Form 8-K and, as such, shall not be
deemed to be "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the
liabilities of that Section. The information in Item 7.01 of this
Current Report shall not be incorporated by reference into any
registration statement or other document pursuant to the Securities Act
of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific
reference in such filing.


     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                     ART'S-WAY MANUFACTURING CO., INC.

Date: October 23, 2007               By: /s/ Carrie L. Majeski
                                             Carrie L. Majeski