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CORN YIELD CONTEST

(Posted Wed. Sep 14th, 2016)

Keywords: NCYC Corn Yield Contest

With harvest underway in some areas and soon to begin in others, the National Corn Growers Association reminds 2016 National Corn Yield Contest entrants to complete the online harvest forms. While the harvest information form deadline may seem distant, entrants are asked to report within seven business days of their final yield check or by Nov. 21, whichever comes first.   “While many may still have weeks before harvest begins, we remind entrants that they must submit harvest forms within one week of their final yield check to allow NCGA staff adequate time to thoroughly review each form,” said Production and Stewardship Action Team Chair Brent Hostetler. “The National Corn Yield Contest plays a significant role in recognizing excellence and finding new, more productive techniques. We hope that growers continue to support the contest by seeing their entry through and submitting their completed harvest data forms.”   The online harvest form is available to both farmers and seed...

(Posted Fri. Mar 1st, 2013)

Keywords: Corn Yield Contest

Mar. 1: The National Corn Growers Association released a video today offering tops from perennial high-yield entrants of the National Corn Yield Contest during a breakfast at Commodity Classic honoring the state winners of the 2012 contest. The new video, which accompanies the traditional online NCYC Guide, offers farmers across the country a chance to apply the tips learned through the contest to their own operations to improve their yields and their bottom line. To view the video, click here. “The contest not only affords an opportunity for farmers to test their skill against their peers, it also provides NCGA with a significant amount of information about cutting-edge production practices that all farmers might find useful,” said NCGA Grower Services Action Team Chair Brandon Hunnicutt. “NCGA has always looked for new and innovative ways to use this data, sharing the lessons learned with corn farmers. The video provides a quick, simple way for interested farmers to discover...