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RSS By: Aimee Cope, Farm Journal

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51,000 bu. Harvested in 10 Hours

Feb 07, 2011

On October 10, 2010, the team from Lexion harvested a record 51,153 bushels of corn over ten hours (9hrs. 7min. actual harvest time). The event took place on a 590 acre corn field farmed by the Stewart Farms Partnership near Yorkville, Ill. In the first hour, the 760 Terra Trac harvested, 5,954 bu. The field had a yield average of 220 to 235 bu./acre. The team used Claas telematics to see engine load and harvesting throughput during the day. The 760 is the second largest machine offered in the 700 series of Lexion combines from Claas.


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