Wagner Wood is an amazing company run by brothers Hank and Buzz Wagner. They are based at a large facility in Amherst, MA that once was home to a dairy farm run by their grandfather, Howard Wagner. The brothers still farm 100 acres of cropland and 60 acres of hay land, some of which they rent. They also raise 55 head of beef cattle. Then, of course, there’s the wood business, Wagner Wood, a logging and mulch operation that serves Massachusetts and New England. [Read more…]
Routine equipment maintenance is something many contractors do reluctantly, and sometimes that aversion transforms into neglect.
It’s kicking some of the daily maintenance needs over to tomorrow. Or using wear parts for too long. Or forgetting about components that cannot be seen or easily inspected. [Read more…]