Field corn pickers: Tests indicate two operational factors have important effect on field losses
AuthorsW. N. King
R. G. Curley
Authors AffiliationsW. N. King is Farm Advisor, Kern County, University of California; Lloyd Peterson was Farm Advisor, Los Angeles County, University of California, at the time the above-reported tests were made; R. G. Curley is Extension Agricultural Engineer, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 9(7):13-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v009n07p13. July 1955.
Corn picker field tests made in Kern and Los Angeles counties in 1954 show that ground speed and snapping roll adjustment are the most important factors determining picking losses.
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