Cost of mechanical harvest of sweet corn per acre

Asked April 5, 2016, 2:45 PM EDT

I am considering renting a sweet corn picker in MN? What is the cost of just harvesting one acre of sweet corn in MN if I have to rent a picker? How long would that take per acre using a one-row?

Ramsey County Minnesota field crops harvesting

1 Response

Contact Vincent Fritz, Extension Vegetable Horticulturalist at the Southern Research and Outreach Center in Waseca, MN. He may have information about this that would be more relevant to your area.

email vafritz@umn.edu

phone 507-837-5620

Also check with your local Extension office in Ramsey County at 2020 White Bear Rd, St. Paul, MN 651-704-2080