(Posted Mon. Mar 18th, 2013)

Keywords: National Corn Yield Contest

Mar. 18: As farmers across the country prepare for planting, the National Corn Growers Association invites them to register for NCGA’s National Corn Yield Contest early too. Until June 15, growers can also take advantage of a special early entry discount. With fees reduced to $80 until that time, NCGA reminds growers that a small time investment now saves money later this summer. “While it may still seem a ways out, we all know how quickly the time passes once planting season starts,” said Production and Stewardship Action Team Chair Dean Taylor. “Every year, we gain valuable data from the contest that helps develop the production practices of tomorrow. I urge those who haven’t entered before to become NCGA members and try their hand at high yield techniques as contest entrants in 2013.” For access to contest information, contest entry and harvest rules and forms, click here. As of today, entry forms are available for download, with submission through traditional mail. In early...