Don't pcik that corn too early this fall! If your corn is soft (and conservative estimates say at least 25 percent of Iowa corn may be) picking it won't help it dry out.
Van Vlack, C. H.
"Don't Lose Soft Corn,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 2
, Article 2.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol2/iss2/2