Tools

Machines and technology from rural America

Tough GRIT Episode 7: Men of Steel

In this episode of Tough GRIT, a dynamic duo dual to see who can weld the best.


Tough GRIT Episode 5: Got a Hitch in Your Get Along?

In this episode of Tough GRIT, find out who can hitch their trailer and back up straightest, a husband or his wife.


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!


Toro Introduces New Lithium Ion 24-volt Max Yard Tools

Press Release

Toro’s lightweight, battery-powered yard tools make it easy to have a great-looking yard.


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Buying a Used Farming Tractor

By Chris Downs

Now that we have our 40 acres, we are looking at the best tools that will help us build the farm. Since we are growing in a cold environment, we are going to build a greenhouse first. Our Solution? A used Backhoe that works great!


AIRBORN Inflatable Boats Introduces Model With Removable Stand Up Paddle Board

Press Release

The new AIRBORN fishing boat will be the first inflatable fishing boat to feature a removable stand up paddle board.


Repurpose a Plastic CD Package into a Paper Towel Holder & Wine Chiller

By Texas Pioneer Woman

Before throwing out used items I try to be resourceful and devise ways to reuse household materials. Inventing new uses for existing items will not only save us money, but will reduce the amount of waste in our land fields.


MU Researchers Develop App for Tractor Safety

By GRIT staff

An MU app may soon be instrumental in tractor safety.