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’s 5 Tips on What to Do to Your Tractor Before Bush Hogging

You're ready to go bush hog, you've greased the cutter, checked the blades and the gearbox oil and now you're ready to go to the field. Not so fast … your tractor needs attention as well. Here are five things you should do with your tractor before bush hogging.

 


Yanmar Helps Celebrate Atlanta Braves Championship at Savoy Automobile Museum

Yanmar America Corp., sponsor of the Atlanta Braves, the 2021 World Champions, joined the team at the Cartersville leg of their World Champions Trophy Tour Presented by Truist. The trophy was on display at the Savoy Automobile Museum June 9th. Visitors who came to view the trophy could also see historic automobiles from each of the years that the Braves had won a championship on display outside the museum, together with Yanmar tractors, UTVs and an excavator.


Death of the Garden Tractor?

Garden tractors have been popular among homeowners and small property owners needing maintenance. Recent trends have been moving away from garden tractors towards sub-compact tractors and zero-turn mowers, which can provide more options and work more efficiently than many garden tractors. Which piece of equipment is right for you? Neil Messick explains why customers might want to consider a sub-compact tractor or zero-turn mower instead of a garden tractor.

 


Deere Out in the ‘Wild’

United Ag & Turf spotted some Deere Equipment “out in the wild” while cheering on Texas and Texas A&M in the College World Series in Omaha this weekend.


Toro Co. Awards $50K Grant in Recognition of Innovative Park Management

The Toro Urban Park Innovation Award, sponsored by The Toro Company, recognizes innovation in park management and practices and is presented in partnership with City Parks Alliance. The award is announced ahead of the Greater & Greener international urban parks conference and is one of the ways that the conference creates a lasting impact on the parks and community.

This year’s winner, the Fairmount Park Organic Recycling Center, recycles an average of 6,000 tons of organic waste from Philadelphia’s urban forests into usable products and community building projects like the pool gardens featured here. The Toro Award grant will help to sustain collaborative youth-driven programs that support a circular economy in Philadelphia.

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