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:


Best of the Web This Week is brought to you by ECHO.

ECHO

 
For five decades, ECHO has been a worldwide leader in the development and manufacturing of professional-grade, hand-held outdoor power equipment for both the commercial and homeowner markets. Today, the company sells its products in North America through eight distributors managing 6,600 independent dealers. 


Nobody Mows Quite Like Dolly

“I’m just an old farm girl,” says LaVon “Dolly” Roll. “I used to drive tractors, ride horses, and even helped raise a couple of baby foxes when I was a kid. “It’s really amazing,” says Jon Roll, Dolly’s son. Now at age 86, Dolly no longer does many of the things she so passionately and brilliantly did when she was younger. But once she is comfortably seated on her Walker Mower, you can see her eyes light up.


 

United Ag & Turf Launches ‘Up Here’ Video Series

The northeast has seen a big increase in demand for compact tractor, so in response United Ag & Turf has started a new video series ‘Up Here.’ The videos feature short compact tractor buying tips with Tim from United Ag & Turf NE. This episode talks about why John Deere Compact Tractors are a perfect fit for Northeast buyers with American ingenuity and American made quality for a better tractor for less money!


 

Sweetwater Farms HTX Combines Agriculture with Education

When the farm started to grow, Chaz decided it was time to invest in a larger piece of equipment. After doing plenty of research, he landed on a Bobcat CT2025. This compact tractor is common on small farms, ranches and acreages. It has plenty of the features that Chaz was looking for when he made his selection. Chaz works with local kids in the Houston area to teach them about agriculture and where their food comes from.


 

Will It Start — The Most Unusual Tractor I Have Ever Seen 

Toro Parkmaster tractor has been sitting for years. Brock from Rock Hill Farm says he didn’t known Toro ever made a tractor, but this tractor has been in his family for a couple generations. While it has worked in recent history, it’s been years since they started. It has parts and attachments from a variety of manufacturers. Watch as the get it cleared up and try to get it working. 


 

A Inside Look at Landscape Contractors’ Shops

Graze is aiming to produce fully autonomous landscaping equipment that will automate the majority of landscape and maintenance services to help commercial businesses boost margins and scale operations. Graze just finished a fundraising period with the "mission to disrupt a $100B market and invest today."


 

Is there something you want to share in "This Week"? Send us an email.

More from this series


Best of the Web This Week is brought to you by ECHO.

For five decades, ECHO has been a worldwide leader in the development and manufacturing of professional-grade, hand-held outdoor power equipment for both the commercial and homeowner markets. Today, the company sells its products in North America through eight distributors managing 6,600 independent dealers.

CLEANFIX


Click here to view past "Best of the Web This Week" updates.