Corn moisture levels
Corn moisture levels at harvest were between 16 and 18 percent, which Rupp says is ideal on his farm.
Despite drought conditions, Doug Rupp says this cornfield still delivered an average of 170 bushels per acre.
Doug Rupp discusses lime applications.
Ultimate Farm Quest TV
Doug Rupp is filmed for an Ultimate Farm Quest TV story by Mike Byers, Senior Producer for AgDay.
The Farming Team
Kelsey Stamm, left, is an integral part of the Rupps' successful corn and soybean harvest.
Mike Byers, AgDay Senior Producer, films Doug Rupp during harvest.
Rupp limes this cornfield immediately after harvest.
Sizing residue is an important part of Rupp's conservation practices.
Harvesting corn ahead of soybeans
The Rupps harvested corn ahead of soybeans this year, a first for them.
This photo illustrates a shredded cornstalk versus one left in the field intact.