National Corn Yield Contest

NCYC Resources

DOWNLOAD PDF Resources for 2022:   Download the Entry & Harvest Rules 2022 which includes the following information  What's New in 2022  Yield Calculation Formula Yield Worksheet with Signature Also available for download below are (updates coming soon): Sales Rep Login Tips Supervisor Training (Powerpoint) Promotional Activities 2022   Mark your calendar Early entry: May 2 - June 30, 2022 $75 per online entry plus one-time affiliated State/NCGA membership fee (if applicable)   Final entry:  July 1 -  Aug. 17, 2022 $110 per online entry plus one-time affiliated State/NCGA membership fee (if applicable)   Harvest entry: Aug. 18 - Nov. 30, 2022   NCGA National Corn Yield Contest Winners will be announced Dec. 14, 2022

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Supervisors

Supervisors, please review the following before supervising a harvest: Supervisor Check List Supervisor Training Module (Powerpoint) Entry & Harvest Rules Book 2022 NCGA will approve only supervisors meeting the following qualifications: FFA Advisor Vocational Agricultural Instructor County Extension Agent & Assistant NRCS (Natural Resource Conservation Services) – Senior Staff FSA (Farm Service Agency) – CED/Loan Manager/Office SWCD (Soil and Water Conservation District) USDA Farm Credit Services Officer Bank Ag Loan Officer Private Crop Consultant or Agronomist College of Ag Instructor American Society of Farm Managers Accredited Farm Manager Crop Insurance Agent/Adjustors Anyone who is retired from one of these positions Current NCGA Production & Stewardship and Member & Consumer Engagement Action Team and NCGA Corn Board members can serve as supervisors. Approved state corn association staff can also serve as supervisors. Supervisors cannot be the...

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Voucher Program

Voucher Program (Updated 4/7/2022)   Seed Companies paying all entry and membership fees for the following brands:   AgriGold AgVenture Brevant* Channel Champion Seed* DEKALB Dyna-Gro Enogen* FS InVISION Golden Harvest* Hefty Seed LG Seeds Local Seed Co. NK Brand* Pioneer Renk Seed* Seed Consultants          Seed Genetics Direct Taylor Seed Farms* Wyffels Hybrids*   AgVenture paying the entry and membership fee for the first 50 entrants   Brevant paying the entry and membership fee for the first 100 entrants   Champion Seed paying all entry fees | no membership fees   LG Seeds paying all entry fees only | no membership fees   Renk Seed paying all entry and membership fees for field state Michigan ONLY   Syngenta paying the entry and membership fees for the first 250 entrants of Enogen, Golden Harvest and NK Brand combined.   Taylor Seed Farms paying the entry and membership fee for the first 30 entrants   Wyffels Hybrids paying the entry...

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I obtain an NCGA Membership number to create a contest entry?   A: Call 636-733-5512 or email ncyc@ncga.com. You will need to provide your name, mailing address, phone number and email address.   Q: What is the difference between the Grower Login and Sales Rep Login   A: The Grower Login is for the individual grower and houses all entries for the one selected grower. The Grower Login requires the membership number and postal code to create an entry. The Sales Rep Login is created to access multiple growers. The Sales Rep Login requires the Rep email address and personal password they created to access multiple growers they have created entries for. Individual Grower membership numbers are initially needed and obtained from NCGA. Entries created while in the Sales Rep Login will house their database of information year-to-year.   Q: How many entries can I have in the contest?   A: There is no limit on the number of contest entries, but a member can only win one...

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NCYC Guide Archives

Entries with an Asterisk (*): National Corn Yield Contest rules state that each individual membership is eligible to win only one national and one state trophy in the contest.  If an entrant enters two or more hybrids and all place as a winner or runner-up, a trophy will be awarded only for the highest ranked (not necessarily highest yield) hybrid.  We use the asterisk (*) to indicate that there is an entry under the same membership number that has placed higher and been awarded a trophy, which in turn knocks out the asterisked entries from being awarded a trophy.   For questions contact NCYC@ncga.com   2021 NCYC Contest   2021 National Corn Yield Contest Guide   2020 NCYC CONTEST 2020 National Corn Yield Contest Guide   2019 NCYC Contest   2019 National Corn Yield Contest Guide        2018 NCYC Contest 2018 National Corn Yield Contest Guide   2017 NCYC Contest 2017 National Corn Yield Contest Guide   2016 NCYC Contest 2016 National...

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4-Time National Corn Yield Contest Record Holder David Hula's Winning Formula, EP. 33 Wherever Jon May Roam

 

Along the banks of the James River in Virginia, David Hula is harvesting some real bin-busters.

 

The NCGA National Corn Yield Contest is an annual tradition that dates back to 1965.

 

But in that time, no one has had quite the sustained success as Charles City, Virginia’s David Hula, who has won the contest with record-setting yields on four separate occasions.

 

In episode 33, we talk to David about his formula for success, which includes a combination of precisely-targeted fertilizer applications and a blend of strip-till and no-till.

 

Plus, we discuss the unique environmental challenges he faces as he works tirelessly to preserve water quality in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, and how his farm traces its historic roots back to a time when growers planted a dead catfish with their corn seed.

 

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