Dairyland Seed recently announced the national and state winners for its annual Corn and Soybean Yieldmaster contests.
The title of National Corn Yieldmaster was awarded to Dan and Doug Bush of Fulton, Ill., with a yield of 338.60 bushels per acre with DS-9412RA.
The title of National Soybean Yieldmaster was awarded to Edge of Night Farms of Stockton, Ill, with a yield of 105.56 bushels per acre with DSR-2330/R2Y.
The Early Zone Soybean Yieldmaster was awarded to Harvest Moon Acres LLC of Cleveland, Wis., with a yield of 82.9 bushels per acre with DSR-1721/R2Y.
The Early Zone Corn Yieldmaster was awarded to Luke Anderson of Forman, N.D., who entered DS-9791RA with a yield of 246.18 bushels.
Michigan winners awarded
Individual state winners also were awarded. Michigan Corn Yieldmasters were:
First Place. Neal West of Croswell, 256.59 bushels per acre with RPM-4318AM.
Second Place. David and Joel Ruczynski of Richmond, 248.63 bushels per acre with DS-9804RA.
Third Place. Claude Benjamin of Perry, 244.79 bushels per acre with RPM-4018AM.
The Michigan Soybean Yieldmaster was:
First Place. Greg Koehn of Carson City, 69.20 bushels per acre with DSR-2110/R2Y.
"We are very proud to be a part of helping our Yieldmasters achieve these outstanding yields,” says Gary Leeper, Dairyland Seed general manager. “It is because of growers like these that the future for agriculture is bright, as is our ability to continue feeding the growing world population.”