NCGA National Corn Yield Contest

Proven products. Award-winning results. Meet the Champions of Yield.

2021 NCGA National Corn Yield Contest

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2020 NCGA National Corn Yield Contest. We are proud to see so many DEKALB farmers taking home hardware. Let's do it again next season.

 

 

Meet the Best at What They Do

Introducing your 2020 NCGA National Corn Yield Contest Winners

See the winners, regions and products that achieved award-winning yields.

 

Name Field State National Rank Class Brand Yield
Hunter Hooper TN 3 H DKC66-18 327.0317
Sam Santini NJ 1 A DKC70-27RIB 381.5595
Kevin Kalb IN 1 B DKC67-44RIB 385.4405
Shawn Kalb IN 1 D DKC64-35RIB 329.0569
Rhylan Kalb IN 2 B DKC67-44RIB 345.9045
Brad Wehr IN 1 F DKC65-95RIB 347.4597
Nikia Kalb IN 2 F DKC70-27RIB 323.7572
Charles Baxter WI 3 F DKC64-34RIB 323.4118
John Rigdon MD 3 E DKC65-95RIB 324.0153
Troy Uphoff IL 3 B DKC63-57RIB 323.7983

Name State Rank Field State Class Brand Yield
Drew Haines 1 MD C DKC68-69RIB 324.1849
Hunter Hooper 1 TN H DKC66-18 327.0317
Sam Santini 1 NJ A DKC70-27RIB 381.5595
Kevin Kalb 1 IN B DKC67-44RIB 385.4405
Shawn Kalb 1 IN D DKC64-35RIB 329.0569
Rhylan Kalb 2 IN B DKC67-44RIB 345.9045
Brad Wehr 1 IN F DKC65-95RIB 347.4597
Gary Cone 1 FL I DKC62-08 262.5143
Dusty Cone 1 FL G DKC62-08 261.8016
Ethan Cone 2 FL H DKC62-08 276.7341
Braden Short 1 IL F DKC66-18RIB 321.7446
Tom Goetz 1 KY E DKC70-27RIB 288.5095
Adron Belk 1 MS I DKC70-27 294.0959
Betsy Belk 2 MS I DKC70-27 288.0706
Jim Daehler 2 IL H DKC64-35RIB 278.1893
Deanna Sobeck 1 MN H DKC62-20RIB 277.2812
Jenna Sobeck 1 MN G DKC62-20RIB 273.5467
David Sparks 1 KY A DKC70-27RIB 309.316
Mark Sparks 2 KY E DKC70-27RIB 285.5031
Terry Smith 2 AR G DKC65-99 266.1069
Clay Smith 3 AR G DKC67-44 245.7563
Dale Bahr 1 WI D DKC63-90RIB 310.568
Karl Dirks 1 PA G DKC62-53RIB 294.0827
Guy Gochenour 3 VA C DKC68-69RIB 271.009
Marvin and Glenn Wiles 2 NE C DKC70-27RIB 294.2494
Brett Wightman 1 VA I DKC70-27RIB 282.8923
Emily  Landewee 3 MO F DKC64-35RIB 265.7343
Jason Hewett 2 SC E DKC62-08 228.0848
Steve Millage 1 CO C DKC57-99RIB 85.5
David Wolfskill 2 PA C DKC64-34 282.1263
Cory Atley 1 OH B DKC63-91RIB 320.2415
Brenton Hopkins 3 NE G DKC63-91RIB 305.1931
Andrew McIlroy 1 NY E DKC55-54RIB 273.8394
Joe McIlroy 2 NY E DKC52-85RIB 272.4134
Myron Johnson 3 AL H DKC62-08 277.2595
Kyle Henninger 2 PA E DKC61-40RIB 277.3418
Jordan J Redalen 1 MN F DKC59-82RIB 300.4372
Gary Redalen 2 MN D DKC59-82RIB 290.8753
Carl Atley 2 OH B DKC66-18RIB 305.5379
Will Curtis 2 AL H DKC68-69 314.2504
Jon Everett 3 OH B DKC64-87RIB 284.7744
John Aeschliman 1 WA C DKC27-54 104.4263
Timmy French 2 VA E DKC70-27RIB 267.6967
Billy French 2 VA C DKC64-34RIB 272.9121
Charles Grantham 3 NC G DKC68-69 256.0486
Gary Ockels 1 DE G DKC63-91RIB 278.8221
Marshall Landis 2 MI H DKC61-40RIB 289.5291
Russ Jameson 1 SC H DKC70-27 307.377
Phillip Friedrich 1 IL I DKC66-18 306.1391
Jay Myers 1 ND E DKC51-40RIB 260.2352
Seth More 3 MS H DKC68-69 260.9353
Jeff Laskowski 2 WI I DKC62-08RIB 302.4913
Delbert Armstrong 1 NC E DKC63-57 244.2438
Jerry Wischmeier 2 IN G DKC66-18RIB 290.1895
Darren Armstrong 3 NC E DKC68-69 213.0376
Steve Neill 2 OH D DKC59-82RIB 283.9792
Greg Waters 3 OH I DKC63-90RIB 276.4853
Donald Waters 3 IA F DKC59-82RIB 289.16
J Clover 3 MI H DKC54-64RIB 284.9052
Shawn Clausen 1 WA G DKC49-72RIB 276.2537
Boe Clausen 1 WA I DKC54-38RIB 316.0989
Elwin Tanner 2 TN E DKC66-18 290.7887
Brenda Tanner 3 TN A DKC66-18 279.127
Ethan Tanner 1 TN E DKC66-18 296.7071
Don Jackson 1 OH F DKC66-17RIB 319.4033
Bill Alfree 1 DE A DKC64-87RIB 281.4622
Mike Reagan 3 MO D DKC70-27RIB 303.3852
Scott Clucas 3 NJ E DKC62-52RIB 301.4784
Brad Kiefer 1 PA A DKC64-34RIB 298.0828
Thomas Meyer 2 NJ C DKC64-87RIB 274.2008
Chris Bodenhausen 2 KS I DKC66-18RIB 302.0069
Jessie Hobbs 3 AL E DKC65-20RIB 272.811
Trevor Birky 2 CO H DKC54-64RIB 246.7435
Kevin O'Bannon 1 MO F DKC67-44RIB 304.2148
Kenneth Barnes 2 TN A DKC65-99 296.1711
Brad Smith 3 IL F DKC61-40RIB 298.5291
Matt & Gene Larsen 1 WI H DKC54-64RIB 276.7952
Matt Scharl 3 MI C DKC54-64RIB 260.3566
Kyle  Dixon 2 KY G DKC66-18RIB 279.8944
Lucas Richard 2 NC G DKC70-27 263.8411
Paul Campbell 2 NY I DKC52-84RIB 229.6449
Paul Tighe 1 NE E DKC65-95RIB 277.4833
J Howard Hobbs 2 AL I DKC65-20 285.7938
Michael Logue 2 CT A DKC59-82RIB 239.6402
Philip Good 1 MS G DKC62-53RIB 243.7918
Christian Good 2 MS H DKC62-53RIB 262.6717
Ray Schexnayder 2 LA E DKC68-69 237.839
James Hitchcock 1 GA H DKC62-06 318.814
Nikia Kalb 2 IN F DKC70-27RIB 323.7572
Bart Pali 1 UT I DKC52-61RIB 317.7777
Henry Locklear 2 NC H DKC65-20 253.471
Jeff Koelzer 1 KS E DKC63-57RIB 323.6878
Zack Pali 2 UT I DKC52-61RIB 307.8855
Jim Schaendorf 2 MI E DKC58-35RIB 283.4495
Seth Taylor 2 TN I DKC66-18 287.8949
Terry Taylor 1 TN G DKC66-18 280.8737
Joni Jaeger 2 NE A DKC63-57RIB 288.3472
Tyler Schaendorf 2 MI I DKC59-82RIB 304.5414
Donald Schexnayder 3 LA E DKC65-93 233.02
Christopher  Warner 3 VA E DKC68-69 258.281
Joseph Stephenson 3 VA G DKC66-18 270.3079
Jeffrey Grembowicz 1 VT E DKC45-66RIB 212.9069
Theodore Grembowicz 1 VT A DKC45-66RIB 210.4412
Caroline Pinto 1 VT H DKC45-66RIB 215.444
Mark Collins 2 DE G DKC65-95RIB 257.2932
Jonathan Hitchcock 1 GA I DKC62-06 324.2869
Bryan Crites 1 CO I DKC61-41RIB 303.3819
Adam Heimes 3 NE A DKC63-91RIB 279.6499
Tim Appell 1 WI B DKC64-35RIB 318.4729
Steve Van Bogaert 3 WI D DKC63-91RIB 298.3654
Charles Baxter 1 WI F DKC64-34RIB 323.4118
Alex Dunn 3 KS A DKC70-27RIB 273.3735
Scott Ebelhar 2 KY C DKC64-32 305.2044
Bruce Bartz 2 MD G DKC62-53RIB 278.1959
Brian Tull 1 MD H DKC63-91RIB 277.7971
Harrison Rigdon 2 MD C DKC64-35RIB 320.6821
John Rigdon 1 MD E DKC65-95RIB 324.0153
Chad Rigdon 3 MD C DKC62-52RIB 286.4171
Matt Miles 2 AR I DKC65-99 289.349
Nathan Quandt 2 ND I DKC51-40RIB 248.8981
Eric Charles 1 PA H DKC62-52RIB 288.611
Greg Rush 2 MO F DKC65-95RIB 267.1012
James Frauenberg 1 ND H DKC45-66RIB 286.5625
Cody Frauenberg 1 ND I DKC42-05RIB 280.1759
Bobby Frauenberg 1 ND G DKC44-80RIB 276.8657
Troy Uphoff 1 IL B DKC63-57RIB 323.7983
Jerold Hasart 2 CO I DKC63-91RIB 293.0054
Dennis Boerema 3 NC C DKC63-57 256.6053
Ross Summers 1 UT H DKC51-92RIB 277.48
Lynn Summers 2 UT H DKC52-68RIB 250.5844
Lee Summers 3 UT H DKC49-72RIB 240.9919
Sam Mehringer 3 IN B DKC62-00RIB 314.9761
Heath Cutrell 2 NC A DKC65-99RIB 260.5885
Dan Fohrman 3 MN D DKC61-40RIB 290.7513
Ryan  Horsley 2 VA A DKC70-27 233.5013
Matthew Beam 1 PA C DKC59-82RIB 296.1146
John & Mark Mitchell 3 KY A DKC65-99RIB 278.3987
Ben Williams 1 VA C DKC64-35RIB 286.4404
Abby Fohrman 2 MN F DKC61-40RIB 290.0431
Roger Rush 3 KS C DKC66-18RIB 267.0091
Pat Fohrman 1 MN D DKC54-64RIB 297.7315
Ben Wilson 3 DE I DKC65-95RIB 222.7059
G Wilson 2 DE C DKC62-53RIB 237.4903
Michelle Doyle 2 NJ H DKC70-27 256.8676
Kevin Hayden 1 KY C DKC65-95RIB 324.9836
Lynn Weitekamp 2 IL B DKC65-95RIB 320.523
Keith Wood 2 NC C DKC63-57 260.4858
Ryan Swede 3 NY A DKC59-82RIB 277.8311
Daryl Alger 1 PA E DKC64-35RIB 297.2382
Grace Wolpert 3 WV C DKC66-18RIB 220.3241
Tory Meyr 2 MO I DKC70-27RIB 306.0412
Darren Miller 2 MT H DKC45-65RIB 221.6085
Lane Miles 1 AR I DKC70-27 303.7724
Darren Mosel 1 SD H DKC59-82RIB 303.0467
Robert  Kiefer 2 PA A DKC62-52RIB 289.5858
Jerry & Keith Reinhart 3 IL B DKC61-40RIB 313.3849
Jeff Tate 3 AL G DKC67-44 267.0157
Seth More 3 AL I DKC68-69 262.9121
 

 

 

 

 

Hear from the Winners

 

 

 

 

6-Time NCGA National Corn Yield Contest Winner

Heath Cutrell

“Getting involved in the NCGA National Corn Yield Contest simply makes you a better farmer. Through the contest, I’m also encouraged to try new things on my farm to figure out what really work, which in turn helps my operation become more profitable."

6-Time NCGA National Corn Yield Contest Winner

Drew Haines

“The NCGA National Corn Yield Contest has turned out to be a great way to learn from other farmers. I’ve learned how to work with the corn crop and strengthen management practices. It motivates me to compete against myself year after year to improve and raise higher yields.”

 

 

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