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:


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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. 


Tractor Mike & Neighbor Try to Move a Portable Building — Will It be an Epic Fail?

Watch as Tractor Mike and his neighbor Wes work to move Wes’ portable building using Mike’s tractor. These buildings probably weigh about 1000 lbs., but they're extremely awkward and not built all that stout. You could easily tear one up in a move like this. Wes put timbers under the side rails and then hooked the three point to the back ones with chains, cinching them up so it couldn't move from side to side, and then doing the same thing with the front pallet forks and some ratchet straps. Mike predicted it would be an epic fail. What do you think will happen?


 


Brian’s Lawn Maintenance Gets In First Mow of the Season

Brian’s Lawn Maintenance is back at it with their first mow of the season, complete with a new mower, a new teammate and plenty of new clients. Brian says, “The only bad part about today was the fact that we got rained out by noon, but that's just fine as we got some experience on the new stand on Exmark Vertex. The stripes are what you'd expect from their UltraCut deck, and this is a great example on this 3 acre front lawn for one of our commercial sites.”


 


Bobcat Sees Some Action at Largest Archaeological Excavation in Europe

Highways Today shared this story about how Bobcat machines are being used on an impressive and prestigious archaeological project at the Mausoleum of Augustus in Rome, the tomb that the Roman Emperor, Augustus, built for himself and his family. Located in the historic center of Rome, the Mausoleum is one of the most important monuments of the city, as well as the most impressive circular tomb in the world.

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Exmark’s Signature Stories Gives a Glimpse inside Sun Valley Landscaping

In this Exmark Signature Stories episode, see why "Landscaping for Life" is more than just a tagline for Sun Valley Landscaping — it's a way of life. From its people to its services to the Exmark equipment it uses to deliver those services, everything Sun Valley Landscaping does focuses on helping clients interact more intimately with their piece of the outdoors.

What started as a short-lived $50 purchase the first year of college became much more for CEO Paul Fraynd. The Omaha, Nebraska professional landscaper now depends on the long-lasting, high-performance Exmark mowers to cultivate his land and business.


 


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