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Corn hybrid dry-down

by Wayne Flanary, regional agronomist

The dry-down rate for corn varies with hybrids. Most hybrids have an assigned maturity rating which is the basis of moisture differences among hybrids at harvest. If hybrids differ by one day on relative maturity, this generally translates to about one half a percentage point of moisture. Keep in mind that companies differ on how they rate maturities.

Individual hybrids have differing characteristics that contribute

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