Corn harvest is in full swing here in the Midwest and across the country. As you sit in the combine – do you ever wonder how much grain you’re leaving behind? We found a great video on Agweb.com, where Missy Bauer, Farm Journal associate field agronomist, demonstrates an easy method for evaluating harvest losses. She says that farmers should aim to lose no more than 1 bu. per acre, as a general rule-of-thumb, and shares some tips on adjusting your combine settings if you are noticing a loss greater than that.
How To Easily Evaluate Corn Harvest Losses