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AgriGold Yield Masters are relentless in their pursuit of greatness. Working belly to belly with our agronomy specialists to develop advanced strategies driven by our premium hybrid genetics, it’s no surprise our obsession for higher yields wins again.

2020 NCGA
Yield Contest Results

Performance Matters

National
Winners

State
Winners

States
Represented

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- 4 Years of Compiled Data

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*All numbers are based on the past 4 years data verified by the NCGA

Alabama Results

State Winners

12

Top Yield

303.9

Madison, Alabama

Yield Average

282.4

Winning Hybrids

AL
Annie Dee

Annie Dee

Aliceville, Alabama

We have had great success using AgriGold products for many years. We look forward to planting AgriGold in the future. The service we receive from AgriGold is by far the best of any seed company at the present time.

Arkansas Results

State Winners

01

Top Yield

280.8

Greenway, Arkansas

Yield Average

280.8

Winning Hybrids

AR

Georgia Results

State Winners

11

Top Yield

552.9

Valdosta, Georgia

Yield Average

393.9

Winning Hybrids

GA
Randy Dowdy

Randy Dowdy

VALDOSTA, GEORGIA

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 BPA. In 2016, he set the world record in soybeans at 171 BPA and reached a personal best corn haul on his farm of 521 BPA. 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.

Illinois Results

State Winners

13

Top Yield

327.5

Chana, Illinois

Yield Average

305.1
IL
Dan Luepkes

Dan Luepkes

Chana, Illinois

Dan Luepkes, a 5th-generation Illinois farmer and respected AgriGold Yield Master, has placed first in the Illinois NCGA Yield Contest since 2016. His 327.5 BPA with our A6499 hybrid in 2017 is his biggest contest title yield to date. Since adding drip irrigation on his farm five years ago, Dan has been expanding and experimenting with drip irrigation combined with new biological and microbial practices to continue to push production. In 2018, Dan took home a 1st place state title in the no-till/strip-till irrigated class with a 324.3 yield and 2nd place in the irrigated class with a 296.7 yield. In 2019, Dan selected our A640-77 VT2RIB hybrid and placed 1st in the state with a 289.6 yield in the no-till irrigated class. This year, Dan secured his first NCGA Yield Contest national win with AgriGold. Dan selected A6499 STXRIB and earned 3rd place nationally in the no-till irrigated class with a 310.5 podium-worthy yield.

Indiana Results

State Winners

17

Top Yield

334.1

Oaktown, Indiana

Yield Average

308.3
IN
Terry Vissing

Terry Vissing

MARYSVILLE, INDIANA

Terry Vissing farms corn, soybeans, wheat, and sorghum in the hills of Southern Indiana. Terry is a valued Yield Master, always experimenting with new practices and products to push yield production on his farm. In 2014, Terry won 2nd place in the state with a high yield of 295 BPA. In 2016, he won 1st place in the state with a bin-busting 288 yield. In addition to his NCGA win in 2016, Terry placed 3rd nationally in the National Sorghum Producers yield contest. In 2018, A6579 performed with a 323.8 yield on no-till/strip-till non-irrigated soil, and Terry placed 3rd in the state. In 2019, Terry selected our unique A641-06 hybrid and placed 1st in the state. This year, Terry and his AgriGold hybrid of choice — our unique 114-day A644-32 TRC hybrid — secured a 2nd place spot in the no-till, non-irrigated class contest with a 310.0 winning yield.

Iowa Results

State Winners

04

Top Yield

299.8

Walnut, Iowa

Yield Average

283.5

Winning Hybrids

IA

Kansas Results

State Winners

10

Top Yield

307.3

Colwich, Kansas

Yield Average

277.2

Winning Hybrids

KS

Kentucky Results

State Winners

11

Top Yield

324.6

Owensboro, Kentucky

Yield Average

294.2
KY

Maryland Results

State Winners

09

Top Yield

307.9

Hampstead, Maryland

Yield Average

277.1

Winning Hybrids

MD

Michigan Results

State Winners

01

Top Yield

275.6

Burr Oak, Michigan

Yield Average

275.6

Winning Hybrids

MI

Mississippi Results

State Winners

15

Top Yield

290.9

Coldwater, Mississippi

Yield Average

269.8

Winning Hybrids

MS

Missouri Results

State Winners

09

Top Yield

323.1

Chillicothe, Missouri

Yield Average

304.9

Winning Hybrids

MO

North Carolina Results

State Winners

02

Top Yield

272.9

Washington, North Carolina

Yield Average

270.6

Winning Hybrids

NC

North Dakota Results

State Winners

01

Top Yield

210.9

Colfax, North Dakota

Yield Average

210.9

Winning Hybrids

ND

Ohio Results

State Winners

04

Top Yield

295.8

Fostoria, Ohio

Yield Average

281.6

Winning Hybrids

OH

Oklahoma Results

State Winners

02

Top Yield

222.7

Okmulgee, Oklahoma

Yield Average

208.6

Winning Hybrids

OK

Pennsylvania Results

State Winners

02

Top Yield

317.3

Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

Yield Average

295.1

Winning Hybrids

PA

South Carolina Results

State Winners

03

Top Yield

263.5

Beaufort, South Carolina

Yield Average

258.5

Winning Hybrids

SC

Tennessee Results

State Winners

17

Top Yield

312.1

Union City, Tennessee

Yield Average

290.1

Winning Hybrids

TN

Wisconsin Results

State Winners

04

Top Yield

293.7

Shellsburg, Wisconsin

Yield Average

269.7

Winning Hybrids

WI