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We had trouble with the whitecaps in glenn wheat over several years. Finally, this year we didn't grow any glenn wheat just bec they were to dang tuff to harvest. The problem is not limited to green iron but also cih's. We found the best thing to do is to speed up the rotor wide open, close the concave all the way and fan at about 1000 or 1100 if I remember right. 3 rows of grate covers and 3 concave plates on 9760's. While it was not perfect, it was the best we could get without throwing out the back.
 

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Has anyone ran a comparison between the PF parts elements and/or Kuchar elements and/or the loewen elements? Just courious to see if their is a difference between when going from the 15 elements (loewen and kuchar) to the 9 elements with PF parts.
 
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Yes... We were looking at it this spring also for fuz resistance. The seed looked plain ugly... Especially for $17/bu. Went with KANE instead


Have to call up a guy who's got a quarter section of it... see how his harvest went, later on this fall.

you mean if we ever get to harvest the glen wheat........ just got another shot of 2 inches.
anyway. 5602 sure lookin good this year kane is ok same with glen, heads of glen are small for $17 a bushel

like my neighbour said today: " A good crop in Manitoba is usually hard to get"
agree with that, we got a nice lookin crop in the field, but it is going to be a pain to get it off the field
 

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711bert, that's something you'll find out. We have some of the best weather (rain/heat/cool depending on where you are)... but mother nature can also throw ya a curve ball.

Strangely, around here it's common knowledge that the Red River Valley has excellent land, but poor weather; unfortunately there's very few places that have good weather AND good land
 
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it's all about how good your land drains, you can have 2 fields beside each other one is just worthless and the other one fish and butter
 
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