NEWS
Under the Agridome
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri Jul 26, 2013 07:13 PM CDT

I run a fairly large combine with oodles of capacity. So that means I can really push out the bushels when I want to. In contrast, a few years ago I had a much older; smaller combine, more attuned to an earlier time when I was running fewer acres. So now, with my bigger combine, it's great to have that extra capacity in my back pocket.

It has made life for me easier on the farm, just like auto-steer and other technologies. However, a more efficient combine with extra capacity is only good if you can move the grain away ...

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