While one of today's topics for Wildfire Safety Awareness Week deals with baler fires, many of the tips in the image below apply to all harvest seasons. The cleaner and well-maintained our equipment is the less likely we are to start a fire and destroy our investments.
Additionally, every year, sparks from grinding, welding, cutting cause wildfires across Kansas. Such activities should only take place in areas clear from combustible debris, and with the proper fire suppression readily available at the site of work.
Take the time to protect your agricultural investments and those of your neighbors.