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:

Why to Not Buy a Tractor From a Big Box Store

Rockhill Farm gave some love to dealers in one of his latest videos. In it, he outlines for his viewers why he buys from dealers and the important services they provide.

Monarch Tractor in Action at Dairy Farm

Check out this video from Matt Hesse on LinkedIn, showcasing the electric autonomous Monarch Tractor as it quietly drives by a herd of cows.

Inside a Massive Toy Tractor Auction

Tractor Talk with Gary recently attended an estate auction that featured an unbelievable lineup of very unique toy tractors and farm equipment, plus more than 55 pedal tractors, many that were one of a kind. Among those pedal tractors was a high crop John Deere that was custom made. Others were 4 Allis Chalmers pedal tractors that were personally signed by Joseph Ertl of the famous Ertl Toy Tractor company.

The Escape to Find Your Team’s Effectiveness

Farm Equipment Editor/Publisher Mike Lessiter recently wrote about his experience in an "escape room." Could it be the next team-building tool for your dealership's team?


Meet a 10-Year-Old Mower Mechanic

Dealers in the Northeast U.S. should head to Denmark, Maine., and try to hire 10-year-old Cameron Schasel as their next small engine mechanic. Cameron is single-handedly repairing lawn mowers out of his parents' garage. Hopefully he keeps at it and joins our industry one day!


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