KENTUCKY CORN YIELD CONTEST
Entry Form and Rules - Due November 14
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Kentucky farmer Jason Greenwell of Waverly, earned third place in the Division A Non-Irrigated category with a yield of 319.6887 planting Channel brand 218-44VT2PRIB seed. This is the first time in several years a Kentucky producer has earned a top spot among the nation’s corn growers.
Winners of the 2017 Kentucky Corn Yield Contest were honored on January 18 at the Kentucky Commodity Conference. Many thanks to Chad Lee and his University of Kentucky team for administering this contest. Photos by Stephen Patton, UK Ag Communications.
The University of Kentucky has released the amazing results of the 2017 Kentucky Corn Yield Contest, where 25 entries surpassed the 300 bushel mark. An additional 66 entries achieved a yield over 250 bushels per acre.
Results of the 2016 Kentucky Corn Yield Contest.
The results of the National Corn Yield Contest have been posted. While Kentucky farmers were not among the national winners, they made a good showing among their regional peers. The following are the first through third place entries in Kentucky for each of the four categories.