Cooperstown, North Dakota farmer Scott Tranby wrapped up sunflower harvest with very few mishaps. “I only had one fire at the end; they were 2,000-2,500 pounds to the acre and that was very good considering how dry it was.” Numerous combine fires have been reported this fall. Tranby says he always takes precautions when the sunflowers are very dry. “I keep a fire extinguisher on board, and I have a water tank in the field to spray it down.”
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