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Tractor Supply Company in Russellville is participating in a company-wide hurricane recovery initiative that will benefit the Arbor Day Foundation's hurricane reforestation efforts. For every Husqvarna chainsaw purchase made in Tractor Supply stores or on its website, five trees will be planted within a forest of need in areas that were severely affected by last year's hurricanes, including Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico. Tractor Supply has committed to donating up to 50,000 trees.

The hurricane recovery initiative will run through Oct. 28, 2018. It comes approximately one year after Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria left lasting damage in parts of southeastern U.S., Texas and Puerto Rico.

"We are well aware of the devastation and disruption last year's hurricanes caused to our communities and natural surroundings, and we as a company are committed to ongoing recovery efforts through our Stewardship Program, which is the company's environmental sustainability initiative," said Ben Parrish, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Tractor Supply. "It is a privilege for us to support the Arbor Day Foundation's efforts to help make our communities and our world cleaner and greener."

The Arbor Day Foundation has committed to supplying five million trees to the reforestation efforts in Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico. The Foundation will work with local forestry experts who can assess the best time to replant trees and help distribute them to affected homeowners. Long-term reforestation benefits for the impacted communities include improved air quality, support of local wildlife habitats, better flood control, and cleaner water, among others.

"Replanting trees in areas that experienced such devastation is no small task, but it is certainly a critical one," said Dan Lambe, president of the Arbor Day Foundation. "The support of Tractor Supply will help us bring beauty and hope back to the communities that so desperately need both."

Tractor Supply customers can purchase Husqvarna chainsaws now through Oct. 28 to help fund reforestation efforts. Tractor Supply offers six models of Husqvarna chainsaws and accompanying accessories in stores, with a larger selection available online at TractorSupply.com/Husqvarna. The trees funded by Tractor Supply's Husqvarna hurricane recovery initiative will be planted in early 2019.

For more information on Tractor Supply's Stewardship Program, visit tscstewardshipreport.com. For more information about the Arbor Day Foundation and its hurricane tree recovery efforts, visit ArborDay.org.

About Tractor Supply Company

Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO) is in its 80th year of operation and, since being founded in 1938, has grown to become the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States. With more than 28,000 team members, over 1,725 stores in 49 states and an e-commerce website, Tractor Supply is passionate about serving its unique niche, as a one-stop shop for recreational farmers, ranchers and all those who enjoy living the rural lifestyle. Tractor Supply offers an extensive mix of products necessary to care for home, land, pets, and animals with a focus on product localization, exclusive brands and legendary customer service that addresses the needs of the Out Here lifestyle.

About Husqvarna

Husqvarna Group is a world-leading producer of outdoor power products for garden, park and forest care. Products include chainsaws, trimmers, robotic lawn mowers, and ride-on lawn mowers. The Group has more than 13,000 employees in 40 countries.

About Arbor Day Foundation

Founded in 1972, the Arbor Day Foundation has grown to become the largest nonprofit membership organization dedicated to planting trees, with more than one million members, supporters, and valued partners. Their vision is to help others understand and use trees as a solution to many of the global issues we face today, including air quality, water quality, climate change, deforestation, poverty, and hunger.

As one of the world's largest operating conservation foundations, the Arbor Day Foundation, through its members, partners, and programs, educates and engages stakeholders and communities across the globe to involve themselves in its mission of planting, nurturing and celebrating trees. More information is available at arborday.org.