How Much Yield Are You Losing in the Turn Rows?

This is our first year where we operated two of our sprayers with all-wheel steering, and the difference in crop damage caused by sprayer tracks has been eye-opening, to say the least. 

I realize that in different parts of the country, such as the Delta, turn rows are not an issue, but on our farm in North Carolina, with smaller, odd-shaped fields, the turn rows can amount to 50% of the total field acreage in some cases. So, we do our best to minimize damage in our turn rows, because we need that part of the field to deliver yield.  Earlier this week, I was picking corn on a 95-acre farm that is broken up into four different fields by waterways and a creek...

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