Grain loss can add up to money lost for farmers. There are a number of different areas on a combine where grain loss can occur. In This member video, Kevin performs a power-stop Loss check in his S680. He talks combine settings and shows us all of the different places he checks for grain loss starting with the area right under the head and moving back. Find the problem areas and keep that money in your pocket, not in your field.
On the first day of 2020 corn harvest, Kelly is combining some 26% moisture corn When you are combining higher moisture corn it helps to have a concave that is gentle on the crop. The XPR2 Concaves keep delivering as advertised with reduced loss, and nice clean corn in the grain tank.
Dan Luepkes takes you into his corn field to show you what he scouts for later in the season. Dan looks for indicators of biological activity, root structure, stalk shape, and more.
Matt has always been skeptical as to the real ROI of aftermarket concaves when compared to the factory concaves on his John Deere combines. This year he is running a few in-field comparison tests to see how the new XPR2 Concaves compare to the OEM Concaves in terms of yield loss, combine speed and ROI.
Kelly Garrett changed out his factory concaves and installed the new XPR2 Concaves from Estes Performance Concaves. He saw an immediate difference in combine efficiency and he is even more excited that he doesn't have to change them out for bean and corn harvest.
Kevin gives us a look at some of the key features and design attribute of the new XPR2 Performance Concaves from Estes Performance Concaves. Yield loss has been an issue for Kevin with factory concaves and he these new concaves from Estes are the right solution. Not to mention they allow him to thresh all crops with one concave.