Farmstead Preparation

Similarly, keep supplies on hand to prepare the farm for a disaster. If possible, keep the supplies in a place that is safe from high winds and flooding. Here’s a basic list suited ot all types of operations:

  • Sandbags, and plastic sheeting in case of floodWire and ropes
  • Lumber and plywood
  • Extra fuel for vehicles, stored in a location not likely to be affected by the disaster
  • Hand tools
  • Fire extinguisher
  • A supply of food to feed the livestock, if possible.