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
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
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
With harvest season quickly approaching, now would be the time to do a pre harvest inspection on your combine. This would avoid any headaches such as lost time and money and the guess work on whether or not any parts even need to be replaced. Now is the time to check if your combine has built up mud from wet weather or even dust in … Continue reading 6 Things to Look at When Performing a Pre-Harvest Inspection on Your Combine
Do you think of yourself as Tim “the tool man” Taylor from Home Improvement? Do you take pride in your equipment? Do you like to fix it yourself when repairs are needed? “I don’t think so Tim!” Stop right there because those dreams are being crushed right before your “I don’t need to take it to a shop, I can fix this tractor myself” eyes. … Continue reading THE RIGHT TO REPAIR MOVEMENT: WHAT’S YOUR STANCE?