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2012 SD Corn Yield Contest Winners

Posted on December 21, 2012

South Dakota had 121 entries into this year’s National Corn Yield Contest. The top 3 yields for each category in South Dakota are listed below. These farmers put up impressive yields in the midst of the worst drought in the last 50 years. In fact, eight entries from 2012 will make South Dakota’s Top 10 all-time yields in their respective categories.



1. Ronald Johnson, Alcester Pioneer 34F07 271.49

2. Huron Farms, Huron Dekalb DKC52-59 249.90

3 Dustin Reiff, Dell Rapids Pioneer P9917AM1 246.39


1. Jeffery Fliehs, Groton Dekalb DKC52-59 261.01

2. Steven Dayton Farms, Stratford Dekalb DKC50-66 249.80

3. Mark LaBrie, Frankfort Pioneer P0533AM1 249.00


1. Randy Svendsen, Volin Channel 211-99 VT3P 276.52

2. Cary Hajek, Tyndall Pioneer P1151HR 265.22

3. Grant McCann, Springfield Pioneer P1498HR 261.06


1. Steve Breding, Chamberlain Dekalb DKC63-07 279.31

2. Val Mosel, Pukwana Dekalb DKC55-24 273.43

3. Prairie Creek Ranch, Yankton Pioneer 34F07 261.46

Click here to view the entire list of corn yield contest results from South Dakota.

South Dakota’s Top 10 All-Time CYC Entries List.

You can check out the national winners at this link.

Thanks to all of our participants.

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