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Corn header loss with JD 893

Have an 893 John Deere corn head on a 9770 STS. Rotate corn to beans every year and last year was the worst year for header loss with this header... Can be proven from all the volunteer corn in our beans. Any tips on how to help with losses, adjustments to look for this year?? What have others tried and worked?

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Verified FBN Member (AL)

Are you 100% that it’s from the header? What moisture do you typically harvest at? Do you have issues with spongy cob? My experience with th...

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Verified FBN Member (NE)

We are harvesting at less than 20% moisture. 15-18% mostly Sometimes a certain hybrid is worse than others. Might look into after market co...

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Verified FBN Member (NE)

Calmer stalk rolls and their sprocket slow down kits will do wonders for reducing butt shelling and header loss. Secondly I took **********...

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Verified FBN Member (NE)

Had same problem even had calmer deck plates was worse when corn was dryer than 15

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