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Videos from GRIT

We at GRIT are proud to share our list of instructional and informational videos featuring members of our staff. Each video is a glimpse into a project we love or an issue we care about. Check out the videos below, and let us know what you think by leaving a comment. Our video collection is expanding, so check back often for new releases!

Tough GRIT

Tough GRIT is a 30-minute television show produced by GRIT magazine and Tractor Supply Company. It combines expert information with humor to help viewers complete common rural-based DIY projects correctly and safely. To demonstrate the projects, contestants from Team GRIT and Team Tractor Supply compete in hands-on challenges to win up to $1,000 in Tractor Supply gift cards.

We're excited to present our complete collection of full episodes and hints from Hank Will, GRIT's editor in chief. Visit our Tough GRIT full-episodes page for access to each episode.

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Live Animal Cams

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Chick Cam
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Goat Cam
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Bee Cam

Rural American Know-How

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Make Tough Jobs Easy: Permaculture
Utilizing the outskirts of your property to develop permaculture is a simple strategy that may lead to more diverse harvests and a richer wildlife habitat.
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Make Tough Jobs Easy: Water and Soil Conservation
Learning how to control water on your farm will aid in soil conservation, helping you preserve two of the most valuable resources on your property.
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Make Tough Jobs Easy: Effective Mowing
Just a few effective mowing tips can help you grow a lawn that won’t break your back, your wallet or the environment.
Manage land with prairie ecosystems
Make Tough Jobs Easy:
 Maintain Prairie Ecosystems

Prairie ecosystems are home to a number of native species. Consider turning your tired pastures into natural habitats to preserve and encourage diversity.
Garden Prep
Make Tough Jobs Easy: Garden Prep
A large vegetable garden offers a lot of benefits for you and your family, and getting started isn’t hard if you follow these simple techniques.
Chicken predators video
Protecting Chickens From Predators
Raising chickens is a valuable practice for any homesteader, but protecting chickens from predators can be a tough job. In this video, GRIT editor-in-chief Hank Will provides some tips for keeping your flock safe and happy.
Zero-turn mowers video
Choosing a Zero-Turn Mower
Zero-turn mowers are a great investment for homesteaders with large lawns. In this video, learn how to choose the best one for your needs.
Chicken egg incubating video
Incubating Chicken Eggs
Incubating chicken eggs is a great way to increase your flock size, or to provide replacements for birds that have been culled from your flock.
Chicken brooder video
Chicken Brooder Basics
So you've acquired or hatched a group of day-old chicks; now what?
How and Why of Free Range Chickens video
How and Why of Free-Range Chickens
Free-range chickens provide tastier meat and more flavorful eggs than their store-bought counterparts, but what does "free-range" really mean?
Benefits of Backyard Chickens video
Benefits of Backyard Chickens
Backyard chickens have been providing homesteaders with natural pest control and nutritious eggs and meat for ages.

Controlled Prairie Burn
Burning helps keep prairies healthy year after year. Watch a controlled prairie burn at Editor-In-Chief Hank Will's farm.

WIBW Topeka Interviews

Hank Will — Basic Beekeeping Tips

Hank Will — Grinding Your Own Corn

Hank Will — Plowing With Pigs

Dig This With Hank Will

Bobcat Earth Auger

Bobcat Mini Excavator

Polaris 6x6 Full-Size Utility Vehicle 

Polaris 2010 Ranger EV
Tracks vs Wheels
Loader Wheels vs. Tracks

Featured Products from the
Green Industry and Equipment Expo

Bobcat M-Series Loaders 

CORE Gasless Power Trimmer 

Cub Cadet Tank SZ Series
Gravely Mowers
Husqvarna 550 XP Chainsaw
Toro Snow Blowers
Toro Walk Behind Mowers
Toro Walk Behind Mowers
Toro Zero Turn Mowers
Toro Zero Turn Mowers

Videos from the Archive

Raising Chickens Webinar
This is your chance to learn about raising chickens from the experts.

How to Sharpen a Knife
Here's a skill that's as basic as it is
necessary. Managing Editor Caleb Regan will show you the ropes.

Whitetail Deer Hunting
Follow Managing Editor Caleb Regan as he hunts Whitetail Deer.

How to Peel a Crawfish
Neil Crossan of Texas Concessions presents the right way to peel a crawfish.

Mulefoot Pigs Enjoy Organic Grains
More, please! Mulefoot pigs Daffodil, Tulip, Lily and Samuel the Boar chow down on organic grains and greens.

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