Recent Wet Weather Has Increased Wait Times at the Elevator

Courtesy of @agwag

The line-ups at elevators in Ontario are continuing to slow down the corn harvest.  With corn harvest happening all at once due to the wet weather dryers are having a hard time keeping up.

According to Peter Gredig, the additional contributing factor to the long dryer lines is that the yields have generally been higher than expected.

Are you frustrated with the wait times?  What is the longest that you have had to wait in line for corn drying this harvest?



Shaun Haney

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