Machines and technology from rural America

The Benefits of Adding a Loader and Backhoe to Your Tractor

Add versatility to your tractor and tackle unique projects by adding a backhoe and loader to your equipment tool kit.

Deciding If a Subcompact Tractor Is Right for You

From mowing to grading to loader work, a subcompact tractor might be just what your property needs.

Repair Your Doors and Windows

By Dan Ramsey

Learn how to check, replace and recaulk your windows and doors.

How to Check Your Roof

By Dan Ramsey

Inspect your roof and clean your gutters with this guide.


How to Fill Surface Holes

By Dan Ramsey

Fill the cracks and holes in your wall with these tips.

Safe Tree Felling

Cutting down your own trees can be done safely when following good practices to avoid accidents and injury.

Trimming Tools for the Homestead

By Tim Nephew

Keep your property in tiptop shape with these maintenance tools for rural acreage.

Tips for Your Tree and Bush Trimming and Pruning

Learn the basic components of proper pruning and trimming of trees, shrubs and bushes.