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 […]

Midwest: Rebuilding Damaged Storage, Finding Alternatives Ahead of Harvest – DTN Aug 18, 2020

🕔Aug 18, 2020
As winds hitting 100 miles per hour turned grain bins into twisted pieces of steel Monday, Aug. 10, in portions of three Midwestern states, Stephanie Voxland’s phone blew up. Harvest, […]

Iowa: Assessing Grain Bin Damage Aug 14, 2020

🕔Aug 14, 2020
When steel grain bins sustain wind damage, careful inspection is needed to evaluate repair or replacement options. Inspection assistance and advice from a consulting engineer or bin manufacturer representative is […]

Grain Bins – Finish Drying or Remove Wet Grain Mar 11, 2020

🕔Mar 11, 2020
Many farmers put grain in the bin wetter than normal last fall and were somewhat rescued by the cold weather that allowed them to put cold grain into storage. In […]

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 […]

Iowa: Cool Stored Grain Now Oct 30, 2019

🕔Oct 30, 2019
You may be in the thick of harvest, but don’t forget to cool stored grain. With forecast average day/night temperatures of 35 to 40 in the coming ten days, the […]

Iowa: Plan Ahead for Potential Harvest, Storage Challenges Sep 11, 2019

🕔Sep 11, 2019
With delayed planting across the state, it is important to plan ahead for potential harvest challenges. Scout your fields for crop development to determine whether you might have potential problems […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Harvest Loss in Difficult Conditions Oct 23, 2018

🕔Oct 23, 2018
The 2018 Iowa harvest is posing many challenges. Higher than average harvest losses are likely due to excessive soybean shatter, flooded and wet field conditions, and lodged corn and beans. […]

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