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Feed the People not the Insects

With summer quickly approaching and the sun finally making an appearance,  it’s time for farmers to take into consideration how they are going to keep their crops safe from insects. As you are preparing for the summer months remember these key objectives when protecting your crops. 

Know the Insects

Summer Farm Work

We’re right in the middle of planting season, which means long summer hours working on the farm are not far off. As we look ahead, the farming experts at Koenig Equipment have put together a few tips to keep you safe and healthy throughout the summer. Let’s take a look.

Inspect Equipment

Farm Flooding Prevention

If there’s one thing we can count on this time of year it’s the total unpredictability of the weather. We had snow on the ground just last week! As we combat these changing conditions, one potentially devastating situation to keep in mind is possible flooding on your land. If caught unprepared, flooding can have a terrible impact on your business, your livestock, and your buildings. To help you avoid a similar situation, the farming experts at Koenig Equipment have compiled some tips to help you prevent flooding on your farm. Let’s take a look.

Proper Drainage

Planting Season Tips

Planting season is right around the corner! As unpredictable as the weather has been this year it’s important that everyone hits the ground running once the temperature starts to rise. As your farm prepares for another season, Koenig Equipment has put together a few tips to help you have a productive and safe planting season. Let’s take a look.

Equipment Review

Winter Animal Safety

We’ve seen some record-setting low temperatures recently, and winter is not done with us yet. As we continue to battle the cold weather, the experts at Koenig Equipment put together a few tips to help make sure your animals are properly cared for throughout this season.

Temperature Regulation

Tips for Buying a Snow Blower

We’ve recently seen some milder weather but from past years we know better - this weather could change on a dime! Before we know it we could once again be out in the early morning cold trying to dig ourselves out of the driveway to get to work. One tool that could make those mornings significantly easier is a snow blower. The experts at Koenig Equipment have some tips on what to consider before you make such a purchase. Let’s take a look!

Snow Blower Types

Preparing your Farm for Winter

We’re getting deeper into the cold weather, meaning proper winter preparation for you and your farm is becoming increasingly important by the day. We recently talked about proper winter storage of your combine, but today we want to look at the slightly bigger picture and share some of our overall recommendations for preparing your entire farm for the winter. Let’s take a look at what the Koenig Equipment experts have to say:

Have an Emergency Plan

Combine Winter Storage Tips

It’s the end of November and we have already seen the first snow of the year. Before winter sets in completely, it’s important to prepare your farm equipment such as combines for the cold weather storage. Below are some suggestions from the team here at Koenig Equipment:

Consult your manual - The documentation provided with your combine should outline details such as storage recommendations as well as maintenance guidelines. Following these best practices will ensure the ideal preparation for your combine’s long-term storage.

Benefits of the Zero Turn Lawn Mower

You’ve likely heard the zero turn mower referred to as a superior mowing experience over a more conventional setup such as a lawn tractor. What are the factors that truly set zero turn mowers above the rest? The experts at Koenig Equipment have broken some of these down for you! Let’s take a look.

Benefits of a Gator Utility Vehicle

At some point you may be looking for another piece of equipment to add to your farm’s fleet. Sometimes as you are completing various tasks across your land, it may be beneficial to have a smaller vehicle on hand that is easily accessible for quick trips. This is where the John Deere Gator comes into play. What makes a Gator such a valuable asset? The experts at Koenig Equipment have broken it down for you below!

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