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We started combining corn yesterday and this is the first time we have used our R62 in corn. Unfortunately its also the first time we have used this N series 8 row head and im very dissapointed with the head. The corn isn't very good because it has alot of stalk rot and is falling over and breaking off right when it hits the head so i cant blame it all on the head. First of all, due to the breaking stalks there is more trash then we usually have going into the head and combine. Because of all the trash, if i go over 3.5 mph it just starts building up infront of the auger on the 2 middle rows right before it goes into the feederhouse and then the ears eventually stop going into the head so i have to slow down to 3 mph to let the big pile slowly get caught by the auger and eventaully get fed into the feederhouse. Because of that issue i cant ever get the combine up to full capacity. I almost think it could be the auger turning to slowly, but we just replaced the sprocket with the slip clutch on it that runs the auger and it costed $500 from our agco dealer... Anyone have any other solutions or have any problems like this?