Corn: How Does Grain Drying Affect Test Weights? Dec 2, 2019

🕔Dec 2, 2019Poor growing and harvesting conditions this year have North Dakota producers concerned about the test weight of their corn. “Many factors influence the measured test weight of corn, including the […]

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

🕔Oct 24, 2019So 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 […]

Corn: High Yields Don’t Mean High Test Weights – Why It Matters Sep 25, 2018

🕔Sep 25, 2018Among the top 10 most discussed (and cussed) topics at the Chat ‘n Chew Cafe during corn harvest season is the grain test weight being reported from corn fields in […]

Nebraska: Why Grain Test Weigh Matters Nov 14, 2017

🕔Nov 14, 2017Grain test weight, often used as a grain quality indicator, is a volumetric measurement based on an official bushel being 1.244 cubic feet. For U.S. No. 1 yellow corn, the […]

Indiana Corn: What Causes Low Grain Test Weight? Sep 25, 2017

🕔Sep 25, 2017Among the top 10 most discussed (and cussed) topics at the Chat ‘n Chew Cafe during corn harvest season is the grain test weight being reported from corn fields in […]

Iowa: Harvest Quality Concerns Remain but Shouldn’t Increase Oct 20, 2016

🕔Oct 20, 2016Iowa has had relief from the constant, late-September rains that were setting up for a difficult harvest season. As a result, the average grain moisture has fallen to a more typical […]

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