Farm & Ranch

Farm & Ranch: The Right Tools for Work and Play

August 16, 2017

The following products were manufactured for durability and style as well as getting the job done. Customers can clear dead wood and heavy debris and then relax by a roaring fire on a cool night with these new products from the 2017 National...

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Reporting from the National Hardware Show – North Hall

May 3, 2016

Lawn, Garden & Outdoor Living More and more homeowners are extending their living space into the backyard with outdoor rooms that include cooking and dining areas. Supplies for outdoor rooms were trending in 2015 and continue to be popular in...

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Battery-Powered Chainsaws

April 6, 2016

Spring is here, and consumers will be in search of chainsaws to help clean up their properties—whether it’s pruning unwanted overgrowth or breaking down trees and large limbs felled by storms. With the increased battery life and reliability...

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Portable and Hobby Welders

March 30, 2016

Welding isn’t limited to construction, automotive, or other skilled trades. Some consumers are getting into the hobby of welding for DIY projects around the home, as well as for artistic pursuits. One quick look at sites like Etsy...

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Add-ons for Small Tractors

March 9, 2016

Small and compact tractors can be one of the most useful tools on homesteads and farms. To help consumers get the most out of this useful piece of equipment, many manufacturers offer attachments that can perform specific heavy-duty jobs that are...

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Farm Safety

February 24, 2016

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (www.bls.gov), farming remains one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States. Each year, serious injuries, and even deaths, occur. Fortunately, some injuries are preventable with the right...

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Heavy Duty Work & Safety Gloves

February 10, 2016

When it comes to farm or ranch work, it pays to have a sturdy pair of work gloves. Not only do the right gloves provide protection, they can also help provide grip for abrasive, sharp or corrosive materials, such as barbed wire, rope, or various...

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Technology: Future Entry Point for Farmers

January 27, 2016

Agriculture has advanced exponentially over the last decade, and for farmers, this means staying current with the latest information and technologies in order to remain profitable. While advanced technologies may sound both intimidating as well...

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Get the Lumberjack Look

January 6, 2016

One trend that has been growing over the past year is that of the Lumberjack look – a bearded man wearing heavy-duty boots, work pants and flannel shirts. For urban retailers who carry work-wear and outdoor clothing, this trend has translated to...

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Personal Weather Stations

December 16, 2015

Farming has always depended upon the right weather conditions, and with advances in forecasting and remote-sensing technology, combined with IoT (the Internet of Things), farming has made a giant leap into removing the guesswork and using...

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