Iowa Corn: Combine Gathering Attachments for Lodged Crops Sep 18, 2020

🕔Sep 18, 2020
Wind damage or stalk rots can cause lodged corn that is difficult to gather with standard corn harvesting equipment. Powered attachments for corn heads are available to assist the gathering […]

Iowa Corn: 17 Tips to Adjust Combines for Harvesting Lodged Crops Aug 24, 2020

🕔Aug 24, 2020
The unprecedented August 10 derecho storm event has caused significant damage to Iowa corn fields. If it’s decided to proceed with harvesting the field for grain, several operational changes may […]

Ohio Corn: Wind Damage – “Green Snap” and Root Lodging Jul 23, 2019

🕔Jul 23, 2019
Strong winds associated with rain storms last week caused localized root lodging. The magnitude of this damage is influenced by several factors including crop stage of development and hybrid genetics. […]

Michigan Corn: Evaluate Stalk Strength Prior to Harvest Sep 28, 2018

🕔Sep 28, 2018
The 2018 growing season has been pretty quiet in many locations across southern Michigan when it comes to thunderstorm activity. While we have not seen too much in the way […]

Ohio Corn: 6 Tips for Harvesting Lodged Crops Oct 11, 2016

🕔Oct 11, 2016
While never a recommended practice, this is definitely not the year to “store” corn in the field and delay harvest. Reports of lodging and downed corn are increasing across the […]

Georgia Corn: Cloudy, Wet Weather Causing Lots of Headaches Apr 21, 2015

🕔Apr 21, 2015
Over the last ten days, southwest Georgia has had between 4 and 6+ inches of rain. Coupled with high winds this can certainly “throw a wrench in the works.”

Michigan Corn: Test Stalk Strength by Getting Pushy with Your Crop Oct 9, 2014

🕔Oct 9, 2014
The 2014 crop season had its fair share of severe weather across southwest Michigan. Heavy thunderstorm winds in combination with driving rainfall caused severe lodging in many corn fields in […]

Ohio Corn: Stalk Rots Show Up in Some Fields Sep 30, 2014

🕔Sep 30, 2014
As corn harvest beings across the state, reports of stalk rot are coming in from some locations. Several factors may contribute to stalk rot, including extreme weather conditions, insects and […]

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