Don focusses on dryland cropping systems, soil, water and nutrient management, soil erosion, soil quality, and rotational crops. Learn more about Don.
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Q: I see farmers in Hermiston topping their corn fields. It looks like they chop off the top 2 feet or so. Does this make corn ripen faster or increase the size of the ears or just decrease the amount of roughage going through the combine or something else?