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Get ready to roll this fall
If you're not already rolling, fall harvest is right around the corner. And, there are a lot of unique challenges facing farmers this year. Get some of the latest information on ways to best arm yourself against those troubles this year and make the best of a tough hand dealt by Mother Nature.
The drought's challenges won't end when the growing season's done. See a few ways you can avoid some common problems in harvesting corn & soybeans in a drought year.
It's been a "long, stinking hot, droughty summer," and projected yields reflect those conditions. That makes it more important than ever to get your crop stored in good shape.
Dereck Klaassen, field supervisor for Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa, talks about some of the challenges farmers could face this fall in harvesting their drought-stricken corn and soybean crops.
- Firm pegs U.S. corn crop at 121.4 bu/ac
- USDA: Harvest speeds ahead
- Aflatoxin worries piling up
- Tips to keep up your yield monitor
- Tips to tackle soybean challenges
- What if your field catches fire?
- Fire danger high this harvest
- Tough decisions mount
- Drought pains & market moves