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Agronomy

22” vs 30” row for dry land corn? Header?

I am going to try corn next year and was reading an article on a trial in southern Alberta and they claimed a higher yield with 22” rows… I am looking at header options for my older combine and seem to only find 30” row headers. Will the extra yield be worth using a auger header to combine, or will a 30” header work on 22” rows?

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Verified FBN Member (WI)

the ideal with that i have found is 22-24 inch spacing john deere makes a 22inch row planter its called DB66 its a 36 row in 22 inch spacing .

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Verified FBN Member (MT)

You won’t be able to use a 30” head. Keep looking for a 22” head or plant 30” rows.