Machines and technology from rural America

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.

Buttoned Bucks: DIY Antler Buttons

By Dennis Biswell

Rack up the style points by adorning your items with a polished piece of deer antler.

How to Remove a Tree Stump

Learn how to remove a tree stump with the help of a backhoe.

Safety Measures to Practice when Handling Rope

By Lucy Davidson

Storage conditions and temperature can compromise a rope's strength and safety. Keep these important precautions in mind whenever working with rope.

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