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Unpublished Paper
Combine Losses from Narrow and Wide Row Corn Harvest
Iowa State Research Farm Progress Reports
  • H. Mark Hanna, Iowa State University
  • Kris Kohl, Iowa State University
  • David Haden, Iowa State University
Farm
Northwest and Allee Research and Demonstration Farm
Publication Date
1-1-2001
Abstract

In recent years, growers have expressed renewed interest in producing corn in row spacings narrower than 30 inches. Research to compare corn yields with various row spacings has either been done with a cornhead matched to the row spacing or with hand harvesting. Some commercial producers using narrow rows have used a 30-in. cornhead at a slower speed and have ignored field losses. The objective of this study was to determine if visible machine harvest losses differed between narrow and wide cornheads and to determine the extent of harvest loss when 15- in. rows are harvested by a 30-in. row cornhead.

Copyright Owner
Iowa State University
Language
en
File Format
application/pdf
Citation Information
H. Mark Hanna, Kris Kohl and David Haden. "Combine Losses from Narrow and Wide Row Corn Harvest" (2001)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mark_hanna/18/