About 20 years ago, Indiana corn grower Bob Little began tinkering with a corn harvest approach that turned conventional wisdom about field dry-down on its ear. He first noticed a drop in dry corn yields when he completed harvest in a field where he had been interrupted by an earlier, wetter start. After experiencing the phenomenon repeatedly, he made it standard practice to harvest corn wetter, in the 22-25% moisture range. Little, who farms near Hebron, says harvesting this way ...

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