NCGA National Corn Yield Contest

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DEKALB® farmers are Champions of Yield in the field and in the competition.

MEET THE 2021 NCGA WINNERS

Introducing your 2021 NCGA National Corn Yield Contest winners and the products they used to achieve their award-winning yields.

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Name National Rank Field State Class Brand Yield
Heath Cutrell 1 VA A DKC66-18 391.3092
Kevin Kalb 1 IN F DKC67-94RIB 409.1868
Shawn Kalb 1 IN D DKC65-99RIB 391.4773
Harrison Rigdon 1 MD E DKC59-82RIB 366.827
Troy Uphoff 1 IL B DKC64-64RIB 354.985
Rhylan Kalb 2 IN B DKC65-99RIB 351.052
Trevor Gardner 2 UT I DKC62-05 343.1362
Tom Rusler 2 CO H DKC63-91RIB 348.4575
Sharon Santini 2 NJ C DKC63-90RIB 352.3746
Nikia Kalb 2 IN F DKC69-99RIB 365.4261
Emmersen Kalb 2 IN D DKC69-99RIB 352.3063
Joshua Watson 3 TN A DKC67-44RIB 343.4807
Scott Berget 3 WI F DKC63-90RIB 322.0204
Jared Ripp 3 WI B DKC58-06RIB 322.5088
William Rigdon 3 MD C DKC65-95RIB 324.2236

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Name State Rank Field State Class Brand Yield
Scott Miller 1 IL I DKC70-27RIB 335.0725
Heath Cutrell 1 VA A DKC66-18 391.3092
Joshua Watson 1 TN A DKC67-44RIB 343.4807
Kevin Kalb 1 IN F DKC67-94RIB 409.1868
Shawn Kalb 1 IN D DKC65-99RIB 391.4773
Rhylan Kalb 1 IN B DKC65-99RIB 351.052
Trevor Gardner 1 UT I DKC62-05 343.1362
Harrison Rigdon 1 MD E DKC59-82RIB 366.827
Tom Rusler 1 CO H DKC63-91RIB 348.4575
John & Mark Mitchell 1 KY A DKC67-94RIB 326.3194
Marvin and Glenn Wiles 1 NE C DKC67-94RIB 319.5274
James Allen 1 NC E DKC69-99 293.5512
David Gross 1 WA H DKC39-55RIB 287.9659
Gary Cone 1 FL H DKC62-08 278.5608
Dusty Cone 1 FL G DKC62-08 277.2955
Brant Voss 1 IA B DKC66-18RIB 320.9558
Ethan Cone 1 FL I DKC62-08 286.3013
Gary Ockels 1 DE G DKC63-91RIB 316.228
Dale Ockels 1 DE I DKC63-91RIB 315.8317
Philip Good 1 MS E DKC62-05 274.0132
Christian Good 1 MS G DKC65-95 263.6211
Cory Atley 1 OH B DKC63-90RIB 322.049
Kole Phillips 1 TN G DKC69-99 294.3092
David Hults 1 ID H DKC49-72RIB 311.1248
Bill Alfree 1 DE A DKC65-95RIB 307.7335
John Aeschliman 1 WA C DKC33-78RIB 110.0714
Calvin Young 1 SC G DKC62-08 300.2292
Michael Young 1 SC C DKC62-08 230.3311
Russ Jameson 1 SC H DKC63-91 309.8114
William Jameson 1 SC I DKC70-27 306.0191
Brennen Bird 1 SD H DKC59-82RIB 313.293
Victoria Carroll 1 OR G DKC62-05 233.0205
Lee Summers 1 UT H DKC49-72RIB 281.5284
Timmy French 1 VA E DKC70-27RIB 274.5188
Wayne Rosenthal 1 IL D DKC64-65RIB 305.4306
Erin Reed 1 TN I DKC67-44 295.0992
Deanna Sobeck 1 MN H DKC59-82RIB 278.1214
Chris Sobeck 1 MN D DKC60-80RIB 308.8026
David Heublein 1 MN B DKC60-80RIB 301.0291
Jennifer Pospichal 1 MN F DKC60-80RIB 298.3469
Jeffrey Grembowicz 1 VT E DKC44-80RIB 194.7993
Caroline Pinto 1 VT H DKC44-80RIB 191.3839
Jay Ferguson 1 MI C DKC47-55RIB 293.0641
Jeff Koelzer 1 KS E DKC62-89RIB 320.1009
Jeff Laskowski 1 WI I DKC62-20RIB 290.6533
Jonathan Bodlak 1 NE A DKC65-95RIB 272.5488
Eugene Johnson 1 SD A DKC54-65RIB 272.5882
Tim Appell 1 WI D DKC64-35RIB 323.9837
Scott Berget 1 WI F DKC63-90RIB 322.0204
Ethan Tanner 1 TN E DKC66-18RIB 312.7208
Henry Everman 1 NY A DKC61-40RIB 290.378
Shawn Clausen 1 WA G DKC49-72RIB 283.6769
John Rigdon 1 MD A DKC65-95RIB 324.043
Elwin Tanner 1 TN C DKC66-18RIB 315.9424
Betsy Belk 1 MS H DKC70-27 285.1789
Scott Gross 1 WA I DKC54-38RIB 320.4744
Chase & Allan Harris 1 NC I DKC68-69 278.0756
Andy Martin 1 PA A DKC61-41RIB 285.6247
Drew Langley 1 KY G DKC65-99RIB 318.166
Isaac Boerema 1 NC C DKC68-69 307.6111
Betty Huber 1 ND E DKC45-66RIB 299.9941
Steve Huber 1 ND A DKC45-66RIB 299.9246
James Hitchcock 1 GA I DKC62-06 323.1831
Jonathan Hitchcock 1 GA G DKC63-58 324.9537
Lauren Foutch 1 OK E DKC69-99RIB 269.6974
Hunter Hooper 1 TN H DKC65-99 316.5073
Bryan Crites 1 CO I DKC63-90RIB 321.9832
Jared Ripp 1 WI B DKC58-06RIB 322.5088
Jason Sheubrooks 1 MD I DKC65-95RIB 317.0136
Stewart McGill 1 AL G DKC67-94 291.3243
John Hofer 1 ND H DKC50-08RIB 289.3177
Brandon Hunt 1 KY H DKC70-27RIB 287.6535
Scott Zoglmann 1 KY C DKC69-99 322.1545
Bailey Wolpert 1 WV C DKC70-27RIB 267.7103
Daryl Alger 1 PA E DKC63-91 312.4491
William Rigdon 1 MD C DKC65-95RIB 324.2236
Sherry Hudson 1 DE E DKC64-65RIB 260.1083
Franklin Howey 1 SC E DKC63-57 263.2547
Brad Schmidt 1 MO F DKC70-27RIB 312.3494
Bobby Frauenberg 1 ND G DKC45-95RIB 275.7297
Troy Uphoff 1 IL B DKC64-64RIB 354.985
Sharon Santini 2 NJ C DKC63-90RIB 352.3746
Nikia Kalb 2 IN F DKC69-99RIB 365.4261
Emmersen Kalb 2 IN D DKC69-99RIB 352.3063
Marty Buoy 2 CO H DKC63-91RIB 338.5539
KC Gardner 2 UT I DKC62-05 317.9307
Blake Luckett 2 IL G DKC67-44RIB 290.6904
Christopher Dietrich 2 FL H DKC62-08 274.8351
Chris Miltenberger 2 WV A DKC70-27RIB 208.0942
Randall Kron 2 IN I DKC67-44RIB 320.9071
Tory Meyr 2 MO H DKC62-89RIB 317.2244
Tyler Carroll 2 OR G DKC63-90RIB 220.6407
Joseph Summers 2 UT H DKC49-72RIB 274.8092
Karl Dirks 2 PA C DKC61-41RIB 294.6009
Dan Fohrman 2 MN G DKC56-65RIB 289.3074
Fred Fischer 2 OK H DKC70-27 311.2572
Preston Arrington 2 MS G DKC67-44 258.9868
Michael Upton 2 VA H DKC70-27 292.1191
Eric Voisinet 2 MI A DKC54-64RIB 309.4077
Ryan Albin 2 IL B DKC66-18RIB 322.3768
Gary Sobeck 2 MN F DKC59-82RIB 296.0929
Steve Lueck 2 MN B DKC59-82RIB 297.3831
Tom Goetz 2 KY A DKC70-27RIB 317.1041
Alvin Ferguson 2 MI C DKC51-25RIB 278.5761
Nick McMichen 2 AL G DKC67-44 279.403
Luther Moore 2 NC H DKC68-69RIB 272.1944
Jeff Stuck 2 MI G DKC58-35RIB 281.3608
Jeff Baker 2 NE C DKC65-95RIB 298.5487
Mark Moody 2 NE E DKC65-95RIB 286.3865
Daniel Garrick 2 SC I DKC63-91 294.5268
Aaron Golladay 2 WA H DKC54-40RIB 270.24
Boe Clausen 2 WA I DKC54-74RIB 317.2899
Paul Scherff 2 SD A DKC56-45RIB 262.4859
Chad Rigdon 2 MD E DKC65-95RIB 316.1227
Adron Belk 2 MS I DKC70-27 286.9156
Richard Cowger 2 ID G DKC31-85RIB 228.4158
Randall Willin 2 DE H DKC61-41RIB 295.3578
Joseph Sumara 2 TN H DKC66-18 265.6655
Jeremy Hopper 2 TN G DKC66-18 286.7458
Brad Rill 2 MD C DKC67-94RIB 301.0724
Bruce Huber 2 ND A DKC45-66RIB 298.8785
Robert Huber 2 ND E DKC45-66RIB 298.8257
Will Johnson 2 NC A DKC69-98 298.8108
Cody Frauenberg 2 ND I DKC45-66RIB 280.7093
Dennis Boerema 2 NC C DKC70-27 299.0778
Nolan Clark 2 LA H DKC69-99 291.5773
Gary Swede 2 NY A DKC56-65RIB 276.8399
Ryan Horsley 2 VA A DKC70-27 274.931
Kyle Dixon 2 TN C DKC67-44RIB 306.9578
Michael Wolpert 2 WV C DKC67-44 233.64
Alan Wilson 2 KS A DKC70-27RIB 283.9398
Kendall Littleton 2 MO F DKC67-44RIB 260.9633
Lance Nimmo 2 PA E DKC62-05 292.5384
Kory Standy 2 SD I DKC59-82RIB 312.3255
Louis Miltenberger 2 WV E DKC67-44RIB 205.0531
Kevin Hayden 2 KY E DKC69-99RIB 323.9038
Lucas Cochren 2 KS E DKC70-27RIB 295.7161
Nathan Ewing 2 OH D DKC66-18RIB 301.1237
Darren Miller 2 MT H DKC45-65RIB 206.7349
Layne Miles 2 AR H DKC68-69 VT2PRIB 301.7661
James Frauenberg 2 ND H DKC47-27RIB 287.5607
Brent Voss 3 IA B DKC66-18RIB 309.0881
Greg Lynott 3 IA G DKC59-82RIB 301.3387
Jeremy Morris 3 ID I DKC49-72RIB 301.3901
Robert & Jeff Grout 3 MI A DKC44-80RIB 300.1406
Robert Jensen 3 IA D DKC65-95RIB 308.4279
Braden Short 3 IL B DKC67-44RIB 322.1497
Ross Summers 3 UT H DKC51-91RIB 258.377
Thomas Gannon 3 MD H DKC61-41RIB 266.0926
Billy French 3 VA C DKC66-18RIB 264.8973
Pat Fohrman 3 MN F DKC59-81RIB 291.2872
Rex Erickson 3 IA F DKC65-95RIB 312.367
John Bevel 3 AL C DKC68-69 260.4043
Tim Wischmeier 3 IN G DKC67-94RIB 318.8949
William Bell 3 NC A DKC69-99 289.0641
Gerald Steffensmeier 3 NE C DKC63-91RIB 282.3979
Madison Reed 3 TN A DKC67-44 290.164
Brian Warpup 3 IN F DKC64-64RIB 319.3157
Jenna Sobeck 3 MN G DKC59-82RIB 288.9563
Johnny Eschenburg 3 MI C DKC47-27RIB 273.8564
Theodore Grembowicz 3 VT A DKC44-80RIB 196.4914
Joe Goetz 3 KY A DKC67-44RIB 315.2618
Lewis Bickle 3 NY A DKC61-40RIB 270.9038
Aaron Martinka 3 TX A DKC67-94 210.7477
Adam Wiese 3 SD I DKC59-82RIB 292.9014
Paul Tighe 3 NE E DKC64-65RIB 277.6205
Bruce Bartz 3 MD I DKC62-53RIB 288.5392
Robert Swisher 3 SD C DKC47-55RIB 243.5329
Janneke Sobeck 3 MN B DKC59-82RIB 290.2984
Daniel Garrick 3 SC H DKC70-27 271.5374
Clay Smith 3 AR I DKC70-27RIB 271.9372
Curt Sisson 3 OR H DKC62-08RIB 270.2126
Alex Noll 3 KS I DKC70-27RIB 311.7015
Matthew Beam 3 PA C DKC61-41 292.6209
Shana Jordahl 3 ND E DKC45-66RIB 290.2938
Alexis Nogosek 3 ND A DKC45-66RIB 292.2477
Jim Schreiner 3 MO B DKC65-95RIB 282.1991
Matt Lang 3 MO I DKC70-27RIB 285.4367
Marshall Landis 3 MI G DKC61-40RIB 281.3293
Matthew Swede 3 NY E DKC58-64RIB 264.8426
Nathan Quandt 3 ND I DKC48-95RIB 259.9764
Erle Clark 3 LA H DKC65-99 285.6912
Michael Wicks 3 DE I DKC64-65RIB 308.5504
Mark Collins 3 DE H DKC61-41RIB 293.2584
Paul Campbell 3 NY I DKC51-25RIB 217.0192
Riley Baucom 3 NC G DKC69-98 264.0388
Jakob Wilson 3 OH B DKC59-82RIB 306.4706
Crystal Wyatt 3 DE G DKC65-95RIB 292.5765
Jerold Hasart 3 CO I DKC63-90RIB 302.5312
David Peterson 3 KY C DKC63-58 293.8881

Being the Best Means Beating Your Best

Put your yields to the test in the NCGA National Corn Yield Contest. The annual yield competition lets farmers from across the country receive recognition for pushing their limits. And every year, DEKALB farmers prove what’s possible with a winning mindset and the performance potential of DEKALB brand corn.

2021 entries closed. 2022 entries open in May.

 

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