8 Causes of Machinery Breakdowns and How to Prevent Them

When your machinery breaks down it can be pretty expensive to fix.  But if it’s during a season when you need it the most it’s certainly going to cost you.  That’s why Fastline is giving you the list of tips to help with any possible breakdowns in the future. Forgetting to read the owner’s manual Don’t think all of your machinery is easily fixed the … Continue reading 8 Causes of Machinery Breakdowns and How to Prevent Them

Calling All Models!

Official Rules for Fastline Antique Calendar Contest: Fastline wants to highlight the workmanship and craftsmanship of your restored Antique Tractor for Fastline’s 2018 calendar. No purchase or entry fee necessary. All tractors must be made before 1991 in order to be eligible All Pictures must be entered by 11:59 pm EST Jan 31, 2017. All photos will need to be entered via Facebook. Please include … Continue reading Calling All Models!

5 Things to Consider with Managing Machinery and Equipment

When running a farm operation, machinery and equipment are vital to get tasks done.  Those tasks could be anything from producing crops to raising animals.  Having proper machinery and equipment management can improve the performance of your operation and increase income.   Efficient machinery management means having the right size and type of equipment ready to do the job at the right time for the least … Continue reading 5 Things to Consider with Managing Machinery and Equipment

Farmers Showing Off Their First Day of Harvest Pictures

With the school year underway and people posting first day of school pictures of their kids Fastline thought, what better way to jump start harvest season with some first day of harvest pictures.  Check out these shots these dedicated farmers sent to us to celebrate the first day of harvest. (Credit: Andrew H.) (Credit: Garrett J.) (Credit: Harlan H.) (Credit: Jarrod T.) (Credit: Harley S.) … Continue reading Farmers Showing Off Their First Day of Harvest Pictures

7 Aspects to Consider when Buying a Grain Dryer

As harvest approaches, a grain dryer will be needed for farmers to dry their grains from corn to wheat.  If you are in the market for a new or used grain dryer here are some things to consider before making that purchase. 1.Choose the right dryer There are a number of things to look at when choosing the best dryer for your operation. Capacity would … Continue reading 7 Aspects to Consider when Buying a Grain Dryer