Evaluate Corn Harvest Losses in One Easy Step

October 15, 2015 08:00 AM
Evaluate Corn Harvest Losses in One Easy Step

As you combine corn this fall, take a few minutes in the field to evaluate how much grain your combine leaves behind. Missy Bauer says farmers should aim to lose no more than 1 bu. per acre, as a general rule-of-thumb.

“If you have losses greater than that, then it’s time to adjust your combine settings,” says Bauer, Farm Journal associate field agronomist.

In the following video, she demonstrates an easy method for evaluating harvest losses and some tips on fine-tuning your combine settings.


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