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:
- Dealer Shows Off Autonomous Wright Stander Mower
- Solis Compact Tractors Hit the U.S. Market
- New Documentary Follows Women in the Turfcare Industry
- A Peak Inside Greenworks' New Ride-On Mower Factory
- 4Rivers Equipment Teaches Middle School Girls About Careers in Diesel Technology
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Texas dealer LSM Power Equipment's Sales Manager Justin Broome recently showed his TikTok followers one of his store's latest deliveries: the new Wright Stander ZK autonomous mower. Born out a partnership with Greenzie — an autonomous software company for commercial lawn mowers and outdoor power equipment — the autonomous mower features a 40HP EFI engine, Smartec Drive-by-Wire, 1 machine learning camera and 4 depth-sensing cameras.
@lsmoutdoorpower Wright Stander ZK AUTONOMOUS mower!! #lsmoutdoorpower #wrightstander #autonomous #autonomousmower #autonomousvehicle #outdoorpowerequipment #commercialmower #wrightmower @wrightmowers ♬ original sound - LSM Outdoor Power
One of the newest players in the U.S. compact tractor market is Solis, a company based out of India that first began making tractors in 1995. The Solis USA office opened on March 2, 2022. Florida New Holland dealer Love Power Equipment goes over the features of the Solis H24 HST, which they describe as giving customers "more bang for their buck."
Breaking the Turfgrass Ceiling — a documentary web series — goes behind the scenes at the U.S. Women’s Open golf tournament to share the unique stories of women in the turfgrass industry. In this first-of-its-kind docuseries, 30 female turfgrass professionals break new ground in the industry as part of an all-volunteer crew helping care for the historic Pine Needles golf course.
Landscape Management posted a clip on Twitter of their recent tour of the new Greenworks Commercial Center of Excellence for Manufacturing and Engineering in Morristown, Tenn., showing a Greenworks' OptimusZ electric mower moving down automated production line.
On the tour we stopped to take a look at the automated production line that makes @greenworkstools OptimusZ mowers, one of several machines the company will produce at its Morristown facility.— Landscape Management (@LandscapeMgmt) January 20, 2023
(Video: LM Staff) pic.twitter.com/Uhg1kodF57
Over 60 middle school girls learned all about careers in diesel technology from 4Rivers own experts at the Washington Square Girls' Day in Thornton, CO! The future is looking bright.
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