Tractor Supply Company (TSC) is a leading U.S. retailer, selling products for farm and ranch living. The store offers clothing, equine and pet supplies, tractor parts and accessories, lawn and garden supplies, sprinkler parts, power tools, fencing, welding and pump supplies, riding mowers and more. It was started in 1938 as a mail order tractor parts business. The first Tractor Supply Co. retail store was founded in 1939 in North Dakota. Currently, TSC is headquartered in Tennessee. TSC is the largest retail farm and ranch store chain in the U.S. and TSC operates over 1,276 stores in 48 states.
TSC customers include a niche market of farmers, horse owners, ranchers, part-time and hobby farmers, and suburban and rural homeowners, as well as contractors and tradesmen. The company’s slogan is, "The Stuff You Need Out Here.” In each Tractor Supply store, there is a staff of experts ready to bring products, services and seasoned advice.