(Posted Thu. Jul 21st, 2016)
The National Corn Growers Association reminds farmers to register now for NCGA’s National Corn Yield Contest as only one week remains before the final entry deadline.
“We are very excited about the contest this year. The incredible trends in both yield growth and practice improvement that we have seen over the past few years are quite impressive,” said Production and Stewardship Action Team Chair Brent Hostetler. “NCGA gains valuable data from the contest that helps develop improved production practices. I personally urge those who have not entered before to become NCGA members and try their hand at high-yield techniques as contest entrants in 2016.”
To enter today using the online form, click here. The version of the online form released this year is suitable for use on mobile devices.
Entry will remain open only through July 29. All harvest forms will be due by November 21.
It is important to remember that, in 2016, entry forms must be submitted to NCGA through the online entry form two weeks prior to the date that plot is harvested.
For access to contest information and a detailed list of the entry and harvest rules, click here.
For half of a century, NCGA’s National Corn Yield Contest has provided corn growers the opportunity to compete with their colleagues to grow the most corn per acre, helping feed and fuel the world. This has given participants not only the recognition they deserved, but the opportunity to learn from their peers.
Winners receive national recognition in publications such as the NCYC Corn Yield Guide, as well as cash trips or other awards from participating sponsoring seed, chemical and crop protection companies. The winners will be honored during Commodity Classic 2017 in San Antonio, Texas.
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