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Wet Corn Snarls Late Harvest
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Thu Nov 14, 2013 03:11 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Wet corn, with its associated drying necessity and accompanying expenses, continues to dog the final stage of the 2013 corn harvest. Corn, especially in the upper Midwest, has been consistently measured at well over the 15% moisture level needed in order to store the grain without having it rot.

State crop reports from last weekend noted these problems. In Wisconsin, reported corn moisture ranged from around 25% to more than 35% across most of the state; Minnesota and Ohio catalogued moisture content averages of 19%; Indiana's average moisture was 18%; Missouri, despite its more southern Midwest placement, ...

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