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Studying last fall’s yield monitor data

Posted By Tammy Huffman On January 27, 2010 @ 12:45 pm In Headline News | No Comments

by Wayne Flanary, regional agronomist

Last fall we watched the combine’s yield monitor jump as we moved across the field hitting record corn yields. However, these high readings may not be a true picture of corn yield.

A yield monitor measures the amount of clean grain entering the grain tank. This can be measured in several ways by pressure of grain hitting a plate, light passing through a grain stream,

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