Pre-Harvest Checklist: A guide through the preparation process

Are you ready for harvest? Planning for a safe and successful harvest in advance of harvest is essential for a successful season ahead. Avoiding delays or breakdowns will save you and your customers time and money. Here are some important reminders to help guide you through the planning and preparation process ensuring an effective operational and productive season.

Eric Sill

Have Questions? Contact: ERIC SILL, Market Sector LeaderĀ of Agriculture – Seed, Grain & Feed

Safety First

  • When was the last time you performed a safety audit?
  • Have you tested your hazard monitoring systems?
  • Did you repair those deficient safety items?

Evaluation of Previous Season

  • When was the last time you performed a safety audit?
  • How did last season go?
  • Any problems or delays?
  • Can they be resolved

Equipment Service and Maintenance

  • Have you completed preventative maintenance on equipment?
    • Hazard Monitoring
    • Conveyors
    • Probes
    • Scales
    • Dusts Suppression Systems
    • Bucket Elevators
    • Dryers

Spare Part Inventory

  • Do you have all your necessary spare parts?
    • Belts
    • Drive oil
    • Hydraulic oil for probes
    • Bucket elevator cups