Use Planter Checklist Before Heading to the Field
Monday, April 29, 2019
Smooth planter operation requires attention to hydraulics, meters and other parts. Spring planting will be underway shortly, and thorough checks of planting equipment are vital to crop success.
Josh Boersen and his father Brad farm cash crops and broiler chickens north of Stratford, and have been doing checks of their planters for many years.
Off the top, they emphasize safety first. Every year when they set up the planter in the shop, they make sure to use safety stops or jack stands, whether they’ve working under the machine or not.