Rural Lifestyle Dealer editors encounter a variety of articles, social media posts, podcasts and videos that offer a unique look at various aspects of the rural lifestyle market. Here is our favorite content from the past week. The Best of the Web This Week series is brought to you by ECHO.
- Trading in City Life for a Piece of the Country
- Musician Jack Johnson Puts the e25 Compact Electric Tractor to Work at His Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation
- Tractor Mike Teaches His Daughter Chainsaw Safety
- Husqvarna Brings Robotic Mowers to the Baseball Diamond
- BobVIla.com Ranks the Top Chainsaws
Find out how the Davises decided to leave behind the city to live a country lifestyle. Come along with Massey Ferguson and get to know Garrett and Jennifer Davis as they embark on a country living adventure. #AtHomeWithMasseyFerguson
Musician Jack Johnson and his wife Kim put Solectrac's e25 Compact Electric Tractor to work on their Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation in Hawaiʻi. The foundation supports environmental education in the schools and communities of Hawaiʻi.
In this 11 minute video, Rural Lifestyle Dealer contributor and former dealer Mike Wiles, aka Tractor Mike, teaches chainsaw safety to his college-aged daughter. "We have a tree down in the pasture so I'm going to give her the basics of how to operate a chain saw and pray that she retains enough of this information to be safe," he says.
The Louisville Bats, Triple-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, are leading off their season by implementing the robotic mower system at Louisville Slugger Field in Louisville, Ky., and are the first organization in North America to incorporate the technology into their field management. Husqvarna CEORA will keep the grass of the newly renovated ballpark beautifully manicured all season long as the Bats celebrate their 40th anniversary as a franchise.
BobVila.com Ranks the Top Chainsaws
Mark Wolfe from BobVila.com ranked the best chainsaw brands for 2022 for consumers. The list not includes the top brands but model suggestions and a price range for each of those brands. His top 3 are Sithl, Husqvarna and Greenworks. Check other the rest of the Top 10 and share how it compares to your ranking.
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