Illinois Corn: Wet Grain and Delayed Harvest Nov 22, 2019

🕔Nov 22, 2019
According to NASS, 20 percent—or some 2 million acres—of the 2019 Illinois corn crop was still in the field on November 17. Following unprecedented delays in planting, the warm weather […]

Midwest Corn: Weather, Energy Shortages Playing Havoc on Grain Drying Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019
A wet spring, colder than normal summer, fall weather that is much colder than normal and now energy shortages due to the cold weather; farmers may be asking what’s next […]

Harvest Complication: Propane Demand Outstrips Supply – DTN Nov 19, 2019

🕔Nov 19, 2019
 As if the 2019 growing season didn’t have enough weather challenges, corn harvest has come to a complete halt for some farmers as propane for crop drying has been hard […]

Iowa Corn: Wet Grain and the Propane Shortage Nov 14, 2019

🕔Nov 14, 2019
The late harvest has caused higher moisture corn than normal. Since most farm dryers and some elevator dryers operate on propane gas (LP), the LP distribution backup has caused wet […]

Midwest Corn: Harvest Headaches – Drying, Storing Grain – DTN Nov 12, 2019

🕔Nov 12, 2019
Many Midwest farmers faced a late-planting season with the added headache of poor summer growing weather, excessive rainfall and in some states early snowfall stalling harvest. However, things got worse […]

Corn Belt Farmers Face Propane Shortage – DTN Nov 8, 2019

🕔Nov 8, 2019
As of Wednesday morning, Harmony, Minnesota, farmers Jeff and Roxi Thompson were having no problem finding enough propane to dry their corn crop. That all changed by Wednesday evening. “We […]

Ohio Corn: High Moisture Harvest May Continue Nov 6, 2019

🕔Nov 6, 2019
When the calendar flipped from October to November the weather changed in a big way. Over the next 10 days, temperature predictions are highs in the 40’s and lows in […]

Corn: Drying, Storing Grain with Low Test Weight Oct 24, 2019

🕔Oct 24, 2019
So your corn was planted late and got damaged by frost, or maybe it wasn’t quite fully mature when you harvested. You ended up harvesting low-test-weight corn. Now it needs […]

Nebraska Soybeans: Drying, Storage Could Be Challenging Oct 21, 2019

🕔Oct 21, 2019
A challenging soybean harvest this fall is raising many storage and drying questions, according to Ken Hellevang, an agricultural engineer with North Dakota State University Extension. According to the National […]

North Plains Soybeans: Drying, Storage Could Be Challenging Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019
A challenging soybean harvest this fall is raising many storage and drying questions, according to Ken Hellevang, an agricultural engineer with North Dakota State University Extension. According to the National […]

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