Going out in the field for early harvest advice

IARN — Underway, at least partially in some areas, is harvest 2023 in the dryer areas with chopping and even some combining. From 40 to 140 bushels per acre in the same field is one of the reports that Pioneer’s outstanding Field Agronomist Troy Duetmeyer in Northeast Iowa has witnessed so far this fall. He says that will provide a challenge for combine operators as far as achieving an optimum setting to handle the drastically different cob and kernel sizes and moistures within 100 yards of each other in the same pass.

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