Got Snow During Harvest?

We all know the weather will be unpredictable, no matter what station you listen to or what device you use to check your weather app. Bad weather or not, the crops must still be attended to, animals must be taken care of, and our families need food on the table. With zero snow days, Fastline spotlights our dedicated farmers and the unpredictable weather conditions they … Continue reading Got Snow During Harvest?

12 Signs its Harvest Time- According to Farmers

Harvest season is under way and farmers are out in the fields.  We’re excited to bring you the Top 12 Signs that Harvest 2017 is in full swing!   When the weather starts to cooperate and its go time!   2. When the pets get excited for harvest and want to tag along.   3. Let’s not forget the other animals that show up for harvest too.   … Continue reading 12 Signs its Harvest Time- According to Farmers

Get Your Combine Ready for Harvest with These 8 Tips

Harvest season is up next on your calendar and there are 8 things that must be done before you put that combine out into the field.  Here are some tips to help get your combine harvest ready. Read up on the combine’s operator manual. The manual should provide information on maintenance procedures for when you take the combine out of storage. Know the combine and … Continue reading Get Your Combine Ready for Harvest with These 8 Tips

7 Things to Consider when Purchasing Your Next Baler

It’s hay season! Are you in the market to purchase a baler?  If you said yes, then we want to give you some things to consider when choosing the next baler for your operation. First, you need to determine what size bales you want. Do you want large square, small square or round bales? This will help you decide if you want a round or … Continue reading 7 Things to Consider when Purchasing Your Next Baler

7 Irrigation Tips and Tricks for your Crops

Now that your crops have been planted, the next step is to keep them hydrated. Here are some irrigation tips to help make that yield grow. 1. Management consultant, Peter Drucker famously said “what gets measured gets managed.” This is why it’s important to monitor and measure the amount of water that gets to the roots with a water flow meter. Water flow meters can … Continue reading 7 Irrigation Tips and Tricks for your Crops