NEWS
Machinery Chatter
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Sep 30, 2014 02:28 PM CDT

Harvest has already started in some regions of the Corn Belt and is close to starting in many other locales. Crops are maturing in the fields and farmers are preparing their equipment to bring in potential record large corn and soybean yields.

Many farmers have a checklist of things that need to be done before, during and after harvest. The list is probably divided between going through harvest machinery and maintaining/repairing grain storage facilities.

Some of you have probably done this preparation for many, many years and nothing from a random tip sheet is going to change the way you ...

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