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Up and Running features equipment-related tips and insight from Cenex fuels, lubricants and propane experts at CHS, the country’s largest farmer-owned cooperative. Our articles focus on improving machinery maintenance procedures, reducing repair costs, and increasing power and performance for all your vehicles and equipment. Learn more about how to keep your operation running efficiently at Cenex.com
The busiest time of year is right around the corner: harvest. There are a lot of preparations that need to be made before combines and tractors hit the fields. And when harvest begins, every hour spent in the field can have an impact on a farmer's bottom line.
Equipment challenges, unnecessary maintenance and preventable downtime can put a productive harvest at risk. We’ve covered important preventive equipment maintenance considerations in previous posts, like conducting a GEAR OIL ANALYSIS and UPDATING YOUR HYDRAULIC FLUID, but there are other equally important considerations as harvest approaches.
Making the right investments in preventive equipment maintenance and using an enhanced premium diesel fuel can keep your combine, tractor and grain hauler running more efficiently this fall, helping you achieve a more successful harvest.
Benefits of premium diesel fuels
With extra additives that prevent residue and deposits on vital engine components, premium diesel can increase power and improve the fuel efficiency of your equipment by up to 5 percent. In addition, these special additive formulations reduce the risk for filter plugging and engine stalling – meaning your equipment works harder and longer. A few of our recommended products this harvest are below:
Don’t let stalling or sluggish equipment bring your harvest to a halt. FIND A CENEX DEALER near you for additional information on Cenex premium diesel fuels.
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