Integrated Crop Management News
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-4-2009

Abstract

To harvest the crop efficiently the combine operator needs to spend pre-harvest time maintaining, adjusting, and setting the combine. Some Iowa growers will face special harvest-time issues this fall, those include:

  • Gullies and rills may have been created by intense late summer rainfall and hail-damaged areas. Areas affected by adverse weather should be scouted before harvest for the size and condition of ears as well as gullies or holes that may have formed.
  • Fields with wetter corn may have delayed harvest; scout and consider stalk strength before making the decision to delay.

Copyright Owner

Iowa State University

Language

en

File Format

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