Our most successful growers have more in common than just the high-yielding seed they use. That’s because they all know maximizing their acres is a team effort. It takes a combination of the best genetics, know-how and true partnership to be a Yield Master. Listen to our Yield Masters speak at Commodity Classic on March 1, 2018.

 LEARN FROM THE MASTERS

YIELD MASTER

RANDY
DOWDY

ABOUT RANDY

Randy Dowdy is a first generation farmer from Valdosta, Georgia. He operates a 1,700-acre corn, soybean and peanuts farm. Randy set the world corn yield record in 2014 with a yield of 503 bu/acre. In 2016, he set the world record in soybeans at 171 bu./acre and reached a personal best corn haul on his farm of 521 bu./acre. Randy Dowdy’s production strategies focus on maximizing yields by minimizing stress that plants experience throughout the growing season. Randy’s forward thinking approach to crop production challenges traditionally accepted practices and focuses on extracting as much yield as possible from each seed planted.

 RANDY'S YIELD MASTER JOURNEY
VALDOSTA, GEORGIA
NCGA Corn Yield
Champion & Current
Soybean World Record Holder
Randy Dowdy
DOWDY'S RESULTS
  • 21 TIME
    NATIONAL NCGA CORN YIELD WINNER
  • 2014
    CORN YIELD WORLD RECORD 503 BU./AC
  • 2016
    SOYBEAN YIELD WORLD RECORD 171 BU./AC
  • 2016
    1ST GROWER TO SUBMIT 2 ENTRIES WITH YIELDS OVER 500 BU./AC

YIELD MASTER

DAN
LUEPKES

ABOUT DAN

Dan Luepkes resides in Northern Illinois and farms 1,500 acres of corn and soybeans. In 2015, Dan placed 3rd in the state of Illinois with a yield of 299 bu./acre. In 2016, Dan placed 1st and 2nd in the state of Illinois NCGA Corn Yield Contest with bin busting yields of 315 and 312 bu./acre. One new addition Dan made in 2015 was adding drip irrigation on his farm and then expanded that in 2016. Currently Dan is experimenting with drip irrigation combined with new biological and microbial practices to push yield production on his farm.

 DAN'S YIELD MASTER JOURNEY
OREGON, ILLINOIS
NCGA Corn Yield
Champion
Dan Luepkes
LUEPKES'S RESULTS
  • 3 TIME
    State NCGA Corn Yield Contest Winner
  • 2015
    3RD Place Illinois I:Irrigated DIV. 299 BU./AC
  • 2016
    1st Place & 2nd Place Illinois I:Irrigated Div. 315 bu./ac & 312 bu./ac

YIELD MASTER

PERRY
GALLOWAY

ABOUT PERRY

Perry Galloway operates an 8,000 acre diversified crop operation consisting of corn, soybeans, wheat & rice in Gregory, Arkansas. He is a multi-year winner and top finisher in both the Arkansas and National Corn Yield Contests. Galloway believes in intensively managing every crop acre to enable each plant to produce to its fullest potential. Galloway also operates a commercial aerial application business for over 200,000 acres annually.

 PERRY'S YIELD MASTER JOURNEY
GREGORY, ARKANSAS
NCGA Corn &
Soybean Champion
Perry Galloway
GALLOWAY'S RESULTS
  • 2013
    1st Place & 2nd Place ARKANSAS IRRIGATED STATE WINNER 309 bu./ac & 299 bu./ac
  • 2014
    1st Place ARKANSAS IRRIGATED STATE WINNER 301 bu./ac
  • 2015
    ARKANSAS soybean yield record 108 bu./ac
  • 2015
    MID-AMERICAN corn farmer of the year

YIELD MASTER

TERRY
VISSING

ABOUT TERRY

Terry Vissing farms 1100 acres of corn, soybeans, wheat and sorghum in the hills of Southern Indiana. In 2014, Terry won 2nd place in the state of Indiana with a high yield of 295 bu./acre and in 2016 won 1st place in the state of Indiana with a bin busting 288 bu./acre. Also, in 2016 Terry placed 3rd nationally in the NSP sorghum contest. Terry is currently experimenting with new practices to push yield production on his farm.

 TERRY'S YIELD MASTER JOURNEY
MARYSVILLE, INDIANA
NCGA Corn &
Sorghum Yield
Champion
Terry Vissing
VISSING'S RESULTS
  • 2 TIME
    State NCGA Corn Yield Contest Winner
  • 2014
    2ND PLACE INDIANA AA NO-TILL/STRIP-TILL NON IRRIGATED DIV. 295 BU./AC
  • 2016
    1ST PLACE INDIANA AA NO-TILL/STRIP-TILL NON IRRIGATED DIV. 288 BU./AC
  • 2016
    NATIONAL WINNER NSP SORGHUM CONTEST

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IMPORTANT IRM INFORMATION: RIB Complete® corn blend products do not require the planting of a structured refuge except in the Cotton-Growing Area where corn earworm is a significant pest. SmartStax® RIB Complete® corn blend is not allowed to be sold for planting in the Cotton-Growing Area. See the IRM/Grower Guide for additional information. Always read and follow IRM requirements.

DroughtGard® Hybrids with RIB Complete® corn blend the refuge seed may not always contain DroughtGard® Hybrids trait.

ALWAYS READ AND FOLLOW DIRECTIONS FOR USE ON PESTICIDE LABELING. IT IS A VIOLATION OF FEDERAL AND STATE LAW to use any pesticide product other than in accordance with its labeling. NOT ALL formulations of dicamba or glyphosate are approved for in-crop use with Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans. ONLY USE FORMULATIONS THAT ARE SPECIFICALLY LABELED FOR SUCH USES AND APPROVED FOR SUCH USE IN THE STATE OF APPLICATION. XTENDIMAX® HERBICIDE WITH VAPORGRIP® TECHNOLOGY AND IN CROP USES MAY NOT BE APPROVED IN ALL STATES. Contact the U.S. EPA and your state pesticide regulatory agency with any questions about the approval status of dicamba herbicide products for in-crop use with Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans.

Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans contains genes that confer tolerance to glyphosate and dicamba. Glyphosate will kill crops that are not tolerant to glyphosate. Dicamba will kill crops that are not tolerant to dicamba. Contact your Monsanto dealer or refer to Monsanto’s Technology Use Guide for recommended weed control programs.

ALWAYS READ AND FOLLOW DIRECTIONS FOR USE ON PESTICIDE LABELING. Products with NemaStrike Technology are not registered in all states. The distribution, sale, or use of an unregistered pesticide is a violation of federal and/or state law and is strictly prohibited. Check with your local Monsanto dealer or representative for the product registration status in your state.

Consult bag tags for E-Z Refuge product herbicide options; only those labeled GT/LL may be sprayed with glufosinate.

Seed products with the LibertyLink® (LL) trait are resistant to the herbicide glufosinate ammonium, an alternative to glyphosate in corn, and combine high-yielding genetics with the powerful, non-selective, postemergent weed control of Liberty® herbicide for optimum yield and excellent weed control.

Agrisure® Technology incorporated into these seeds is commercialized under license from Syngenta Seeds, Inc. Herculex® Technology incorporated into these seeds is commercialized under license from Dow AgroSciences LLC.

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