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:

Messick's Christmas Light Show is Back!

It's not the holiday season without Messick's Farm Equipment's iconic Christmas light show. At just over 13 minutes long, this year's show features 4 different songs.

Why Didn’t We Think of That?

The pedal tractor at the Lessiter Media office is definitely being underutilized. The folks at Tractor Zoom have the right idea.

The History of the Snowblower

Time for a little history lesson. Did you know the very first snowblower can be traced back to the late 1800s?


Stand Up When You Shake a Customer's Hand

Have you ever shaken someone's hand while sitting? Well, according to this poll, you're in the minority if this is a habit of yours. Powersports dealership industry veteran Mark Sheffield recently listed dealership staff sitting down when shaking a customer's hand among his top pet peeves after many years working in the industry. 


The Best Birthdays Involve Tractors

This father went above and beyond for his daughter's birthday, building her an entire train that he then pulled in his Kubota tractor. Now the question is: will he build a larger one for adults?

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