harvesting sunflower

Identify the right stage of harvest to avoid the risk of losses by bird damage, shattering, lodging, arrival of late diseases or seed rot.

  • Maturity: the flower head is yellow and turns brown. The stem is light beige. The leaves of the base and the middle part are dry. There are a few green leaves left above.
  • Optimal humidity: the water content of the seeds is between 8 to 11%.

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