EQUIPMENT NEWS
Machinery Chatter
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Nov 1, 2012 02:35 PM CDT

The 2012 harvest on my family's farm in eastern Nebraska is done and, as in many locations across the Corn Belt, yields were well below recent years. There was just too much heat and dryness (50-some days of no moisture from mid-June to mid-August) for the crops to handle this growing season.

Of course, this was not a major surprise as we started harvest. I had a pretty good idea yields were not going to be very good when our sweet corn yielded ears, but very few kernels, at midsummer. This was the first time I can ever remember our ...

Quick View
Related News Stories
Vintage Harvest Equipment
Data Drives Smarter Decisions
Chrysler: What's New for 2015
Cattle Chutes on Display at Farm Show
Ag Drones Under Scrutiny
To Bag or Not to Bag?
Farmers Pivot Back After Storms
Deere Takes Hit
New Holland Dealers Are a Big Deal
Sauder's New Vision