Pre-Harvest Farm Equipment Repair

| 8/15/2012 4:01:04 PM

Tags: old farm equipment, harvest time, Chris Downs,

Harvest Time!!!

You have worked hard preparing for the upcoming harvest.  You prepared the soil or your beds after the harvest last year.  You planned for the upcoming year through routine and corrective repairs on your equipment during the winter.

You spent the time to plan and purchase all of the items that you discovered that you will need to improve your crop output and increase quality produce for your customers and your family.

Now you are watering, if needed, weeding if needed and looking forward to the harvest.  If you are in the middle of the drought, you may be overcoming the challenges of how to minimize your loses this year.  My hope is that you are actually looking to maximize your harvest and that you want to take a look at your pre-harvest farm equipment repair needs.

Some Very Old Farm Equipment

As you know, no matter the size of your Farm or Garden, harvest is a time of hard work but also full of joy and excitement!  You are getting ready to bring in the products that you have been growing and caring for over the last 8, 9 or even 10 months when you consider planning, starting, prepping and book keeping tasks.

This is the time to celebrate and seeing the fruit of your labor, literally!  But it is also the time that you use your equipment heavily, so now is the time to prepare and take the time to do some preventative and corrective maintenance before the harvest is due.

What things do you look at when preparing your equipment?

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