“We held off at first because of the costs,” Parries says. Davis adds that they not only wanted to see tethering systems at work initially, another issue was getting commitments from landowners to use it as well.
Yet the labor concerns and the promise of enhanced safety and mechanized production on more ground led to the decision. Parries adds that the operator was closely consulted when they began looking at tethering systems before deciding on a winch-assist system from Summit Attachments.
Though both are quick to compliment PFC employees for their hard work and dedication, finding enough employees long term is a big concern.