It’s unusual to have the majority of the corn still standing in the field at this time of the year. The unprecedented harvest season was a frequent discussion point at the Northern Ag Expo. Pioneer field agronomist Larry Lunder said the corn is standing well. The biggest issue is getting it to dry down. “If you’re getting (corn moisture levels) in the low 20s and you have drying facilities, you can pull it off and get it dried to a safer storage level. If it gets higher than 25 percent moisture, you may have to leave it in the field for a while and let it dry naturally.” In Lunder’s words, seed sales for the 2020 growing season have been “robust.”
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