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Dry Field Conditions Increase Harvest Fire Risks
Integrated Crop Management News
  • H. Mark Hanna, Iowa State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
8-9-2012
Abstract

Silage harvest is beginning in some areas. It’s always difficult to forecast weather, but if dry field conditions persist, potential for combine and field fires will increase. A high-temperature source in the engine area or an overheated bearing can ignite dry plant material.

Copyright Owner
Iowa State University
Language
en
File Format
application/pdf
Citation Information
H. Mark Hanna. "Dry Field Conditions Increase Harvest Fire Risks" (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mark_hanna/46/