SDCGA congratulates SD CYC winners

The SDCGA congratulates all the entrants in the 2008 National Corn Growers Association Corn Yield Contest. The top yield in South Dakota was 296.2869 bushels per acre on ridge-till irrigated ground.

Entries exceeded all previous records as 6,725 corn growers nationwide entered the 2008 contest.

The Corn Yield Contest in South Dakota is set up to recognize corn producers for their productivity in the field. State Corn Yield Contest winners were honored at a luncheon held in conjunction with the SDCGA’s Annual Meeting.

Full results of the NCGA CYC can be found on the SD Corn website at www.sdcorn.org. The following are the top three state winners from the five different classes:

2008 STATE CONTEST WINNERS

 

RANK/NAME/CITY BRAND HYBRID YIELD

 

IRRIGATED

 

1. Standy Farms, Platte Dekalb DKC63-42 256.0118

2. Riverside Farms, Huron Pioneer 34N45 250.6632

3. David Nelson, Yankton Pioneer 33H26 249.3796

 

NO TILL/STRIP TILL IRRIGATED

 

1. Steve Breding, Chamberlain Dekalb DKC61-69 277.703

2. Randy Svendsen, Volin Midwest Seed 76485VT3 265.1323

3. Steve Breding, Chamberlain Dekalb DKC62-29 252.9816

 

NO TILL/STRIP TILL NON-IRRIGATED

 

1. Dwight Fickbohm, Akron Pioneer 33D14 257.2388

2. Marc Bernard, Mitchell Dekalb DKC63-42 256.0659

3. Lannie Mielke, Mellette Dekalb DKC50-19 244.066

 

NON-IRRIGATED

 

1. Lauren Fronia, Jefferson Dekalb DKC52-59 272.3165

2. Nick Fickbohm, Akron Pioneer 34N42 258.0968

2. Eric Fornia, Elk Point Dekalb DKC50-19 253.3694

 

RIDGE TILL IRRIGATED

 

1. David Ogle, Harrold Dekalb DKC64-79 296.2869

2. Justin Ogle, Harrold Dekalb DKC63-81 295.1109

3. Stacey Ogle, Mitchell Pioneer 33B54 288.4757

 

RIDGE TILL NON-IRRIGATED

 

1. Scott McKee, Hawarden Pioneer 33H29 251.5238

2. Keith Alverson, Chester Dekalb DKC52-59 207.2631

3. Vanderwal Yards, Bruce Pioneer 37K11 195.4416

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