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By AGDAILY Contributors Published: July 26, 2022

Harvest season is quickly approaching, and Grandpa’s old adage rings as true as ever: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Grain-cart manufacturer Kinze is offering nine maintenance recommendations to help get any grain cart field-ready for fall — even the old ones.

“The grain cart is a hard-working piece of equipment, so you’ll want to be sure it’s in good operating order before the combines roll,” said Justin Render, Kinze senior product specialist.

Cart wheel maintenanceCheck your tracksRepair or replace worn driveline componentsRepair or replace worn auger partsMake sure lubrication points are functional and greasedProperly align and adjust PTO/drive beltsInspect the cart bodyCheck scale accuracySafety up before you hit the fieldsAG