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2019 NCGA
Yield Contest Results

Performance Matters

National
Winners

State
Winners

States
Represented

Yield Masters Map

See Results in Your
State - 3 Years of Compiled Data

Click your state below to see each states results.

*All numbers are based on the past 3 years data verified by the NCGA

Alabama Results

State Winners

12

Top Yield

303.9

Madison, Alabama

Yield Average

274.3

Winning Hybrids

AL
Annie Dee

Annie Dee

Aliceville, Alabama

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Georgia Results

State Winners

12

Top Yield

553

Valdosta, Georgia

Yield Average

384.2
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

20

Top Yield

327.5

Chana, Illinois

Yield Average

298.4
IL
Dan Luepkes

Dan Luepkes

Chana, Illinois

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 BPA. In 2016, Dan placed 1st and 2nd in the state of Illinois NCGA Corn Yield Contest with bin busting yields of 315 and 312 BPA in the Irrigated class. One new addition Dan made in 2015 was adding drip irrigation on his farm and then expanded that in 2016. Since then, Dan has been experimenting with drip irrigation combined with new biological and microbial practices to push yield production on his farm. In 2017, Dan placed 1st & 2nd in the state with A6499STXRIB performing at 327.5 & 319.8 BPA in the No-Till/Strip-Till Irrigated class. The following year with A6499STXRIB, Dan placed 1st in the state at 324.3 BPA in the No-Till/Strip-Till Irrigated class and 2nd in the state at 296.7 BPA in the Irrigated class. Dan then finished the decade with A640-77VT2RIB, placing 1st in state at 289.6 BPA in the No-Till Irrigated Class.

Indiana Results

State Winners

30

Top Yield

334.1

Oaktown, Indiana

Yield Average

295.4
IN
Terry Vissing

Terry Vissing

MARYSVILLE, INDIANA

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 BPA and in 2016 won 1st place in the state of Indiana with a bin busting 288 BPA. Also, in 2016 Terry placed 3rd nationally in the NSP sorghum contest. In 2018, A6579VT2PRO performed with 323.8 BPA on No-Till/Strip-Till Non-Irrigated soil and placed 3rd in the state. Terry rounded out the decade with A641-06VT2RIB, placing 1st in the state in the No-Till Non-Irrigated Class. Terry is currently experimenting with new practices to push yield production on his farm.

Iowa Results

State Winners

10

Top Yield

312.1

Humboldt, Iowa

Yield Average

284.4
IA

Kansas Results

State Winners

12

Top Yield

307.3

Colwich, Kansas

Yield Average

270.9
KS

Kentucky Results

State Winners

17

Top Yield

324.6

Owensboro, Kentucky

Yield Average

293.7
KY

Maryland Results

State Winners

05

Top Yield

308

Hampstead, Maryland

Yield Average

285
MD

Michigan Results

State Winners

01

Top Yield

275.6

Burr Oak, Michigan

Yield Average

275.6

Winning Hybrids

MI

Mississippi Results

State Winners

12

Top Yield

284.3

Senatobia, Mississippi

Yield Average

262.4
MS

Missouri Results

State Winners

10

Top Yield

333.1

Sikeston, Missouri

Yield Average

285.8

Winning Hybrids

MO

Nebraska Results

State Winners

06

Top Yield

318.8

Litchfield, Nebraska

Yield Average

296.7

Winning Hybrids

NE

North Carolina Results

State Winners

05

Top Yield

272.9

Washington, North Carolina

Yield Average

254.8
NC

Ohio Results

State Winners

07

Top Yield

295.8

Fostoria, Ohio

Yield Average

274.4
OH

Oklahoma Results

State Winners

01

Top Yield

194.4

Miami, Oklahoma

Yield Average

194.4

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

276.8

Cope, South Carolina

Yield Average

269.3

Winning Hybrids

SC

Tennessee Results

State Winners

22

Top Yield

312.1

Union City, Tennessee

Yield Average

274

Winning Hybrids

TN

Wisconsin Results

State Winners

08

Top Yield

293.7

Shellsburg, Wisconsin

Yield Average

270
WI