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Whether you have been farming for 50 years or 50 days, you should start your work day with a pre-operational check of your tractors before heading out to the field. By checking your tractor before using it, you could prevent costly repairs, down time and aggravation. Before even starting the tractor, go through the following checklist items:
You may think this will take too much time, but it is better to take the time rather than have a break down in the middle of the road or to cause serious damage (e.g., engine seizes) to your equipment.