Machines and technology from rural America

Maintain a Gravel Driveway with a 4-In-1 Bucket

If you need to maintain a gravel drive, using a 4-In-1 bucket is a great way to do it.

How to Pull a Stump with a Bush Jack

Written and Photos by Andrew Weidman

Pulling stumps and fence posts doesn’t need to leave you bushed, just use a simple jack and a chain hoist to maximize your power.

The Homesteader's Guide to Understanding Water Sources

By Kacey Bradley

Water is essential in any home, but it's especially crucial on a homestead. Luckily, when you live on a homestead, you have options for harvesting natural water sources.

Sharp Shooting Techniques for Traditional Archers

By Cody Assmann

Take a blue-collar approach to improving your archery aim with one of these techniques, and see more bull’s-eye shots.


Safe Operation of Hand-held Outdoor Power Equipment

Safety considerations when using string trimmers, hedge trimmers, leaf blowers or other outdoor hand-held power tools

Top 10 Reasons to Own a Compact Tractor

There are many uses for a compact tractor that can be a real time saver on your rural property or acreage.

Maintaining Driveways and Lanes

Maintaining roads during all seasons is a lot easier with the right equipment.

How to Choose a Blower: Backpack or Hand-Held

Learn which blower type (hand-held, backpack, or wheeled) is the best choice for your outdoor cleanup.

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