Loading corn into semi-truckFall harvest is the culmination of the corn and soybean crop year when farmers are rewarded for their work during the growing season. It’s also a time of major expense. In identifying the most cost-effective harvest strategy, account for machinery ownership costs, farm size, number of farm operators and grain transportation needs. Sizing equipment appropriately and outsourcing some operations are just a couple of ways to manage harvest expenses. See more from farmdoc daily.