NSP Yield Contest

DEKALB® Grain Sorghum products produce award-winning yield results.

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The results are in — congratulations to all of our DEKALB farmers who placed in the 2019 NSP Sorghum Yield Contest and thanks to everyone who participated.

2019 Winners

Thanks to everyone who participated in the 2019 National Sorghum Product Yield Contest! Congratulations to all of our DEKALB® winners for their strong performance during the 2019 growing season. 

National Winners 2019
Winner County State Rank Division Brand Yield
Ronald Glissendorf Aurora SD 1 Dryland-Tillage West DKS29-28 Brand 172.04
Nathan Miller Custer OK 1 Irrigated-No Till West DKS33-07 Brand 160.25
Regional Winners 2019
Winner County State Rank Division Brand Yield
Tim Stahlecker Kit Carson CO 3 Dryland-No Till West DKS28-05 Brand 108.54
Kirk Zerr Gove KS 3 Dryland-No Till West DKS45-23 Brand 149.34
Rieder Farms San Patricio TX 2 Dryland-No Till West DKS53-53 Brand 118.14
Darrol Miller Farms Inc. Comanche KS 1 Dryland-Tillage West DKS37-07 Brand 107.34
Ronald Glissendorf Aurora SD 1 Dryland-Tillage West DKS28-29 Brand 172.04
R C Farms Charles Mix SD 3 Dryland-Tillage West DKS28-05 Brand 155.11
Nathan Miller Custer OK 1 Irrigated-No Till West DKS33-07 Brand 160.25
Rieder Farms San Patricio TX 2 Irrigated-No Till West DKS53-53 Brand 128.42

Hitting your yield numbers can take you far. All the way to Commodity Classic even. Check out how last year’s national winners enjoyed their VIP experience at the 2019 Commodity Classic.


Discover the reliable standability of DEKALB® Grain Sorghum.

* Contest is open to legal U.S. residents who meet the above eligibility criteria. Maximum one prize per grower. Prize includes 5 days/4 nights trip for winner and one (1) adult guest to the 2020 Commodity Classic in San Antonio, TX, including (i) round-trip coach air transportation for 2 people from a major airport in the U.S. nearest the winner’s home to San Antonio- the winner and their guest must travel from one departure location and on the same itinerary; (ii) standard hotel accommodations, double occupancy, for 4 nights; (iii) ground transfers to/fromthe airport and hotel while in San Antonio. (iv) Commodity Classic Convention registration for 2 people and (v) certain meals provided at Sponsor’s discretion. Expenses not specified herein (flight/travel insurance, meals, personal expenses) are the sole responsibility of winner. Average Retail Value: $3,000. Please note that you will receive a W-9 form that must be completed for prize values exceeding $600. The IRS may require you to claim the value of the prize(s) you receive as taxable income on your 2019 tax return. Please consult your tax adviser if you have questions. For a copy of the Official Rules, please mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the DEKALB Contest Sponsor: Monsanto Company,, Attn: DEKALB Asgrow Marketing, 800 N. Lindbergh, St. Louis, MO 63167. DEKALB and Design® and DEKALB® are registered trademarks of Bayer Group. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. ©2019 Bayer Group. All rights reserved. DEKALB NSP Grower Brief