1984 - Volume #8, Issue #3, Page #08[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Extender Rods Salvage Low Growing Soy Beans
Chatt modified the snouts of his row crop head: "I bent 6-in. long pieces of 3/8-in. rod łusing small electric fence posts łand welded them onto the tips of the snouts. The pieces can easily be adjusted so they almost touch the ground.
"For an investment of $10 to $15, hundreds of dollars can be saved by harvesting those soy-beans that would otherwise have been left in the field. Saving a bushel more per acre adds up to a lot of dollars."
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