If farm living is the life for you, then Tractor Supply Co. is your store. Founded in 1938 as a mail-order company for tractor parts, the company has grown to become the largest rural lifestyle chain in the United States. Count on Tractor Supply Co. to furnish all your country life essentials, including fencing, livestock and pet supplies, mowers, tools, gun safes, and trailers. They carry welding equipment, propane and heating supplies, everything required to keep your lawn and garden flourishing, as well as the best lines of work clothes and accessories. Today, the company operates over 1,400 stores in 49 states, so if you live in a rural area, chances are there’s a Tractor Supply Co. conveniently located to you. If not, you can always shop their huge selection online. Employees are hired for their expertise in farming, horsemanship, welding and other skills so they can always offer advice.