SUCCESS STORIES

Experience best-in-class performance through stories told from best-in-class growers.

Drew Haines

The Making of a Champion

 

2018 National Corn Growers Association Yield Contest Winner, Drew Haines, of Middletown, Maryland, shares which DEKALB® products helped him achieve a winning season and make him a champion of yield.

Find Your Finish Line

Everyone's success story is different. What's yours? Enter the #MyFarmMyYield 2019 Harvest Contest and share your story. To enter on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram:

1. Share your DEKALB® or Asgrow® product number

2. Use #MyFarmMyYield and #contest

3. Show us your finish line by sharing your bu/A, photo or story of the
    season (Optional)

DEKALB Asgrow Deltapine Success Stories Terry Novak
Terry Novak
Weathering the Storm
 

The consistent performance of Asgrow® soybeans and dedicated team helped Terry Novak of northeast Nebraska, brother Randy and brother-in-law Allan Grossnicklaus see success while farming through the elements.

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DEKALB Asgrow Deltapine Success Stories Austin Underdahl
Austin Underdahl
Grounded in Performance
 

Third-generation Wisconsin farmer and agronomist Austin Underdahl knows about performance. It's why he decided to go 100% DEKALB and use the Climate FieldView™ platform to measure his success.

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DEKALB Asgrow Deltapine Success Stories Marvin Wiles
Marvin Wiles
Top of the Field
 

Farmer Marvin Wiles of Plattsmouth, Nebraska, discusses his operation and how the consistent performance of DEKALB® products helped him win multiple NCGA Yield Contests.

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DEKALB Asgrow Deltapine Success Stories Adam Graham
Adam Graham
GROWING WITH CONFIDENCE
 

Ohio farmer Adam Graham knows about varying soil types. But with DEKALB® and Asgrow® seed, he’s confident he's getting the most yield potential possible, no matter what ground he stands on.

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DEKALB Asgrow Deltapine Success Stories Brian Prest
Brian Prest
Clean Fields, High Yields
 

Farmer Brian Prest of Lively Grove, Illinois, values the consistently top results of Asgrow® soybeans and the information he receives from the Climate FieldView™ platform for clean fields and high yields.

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DEKALB Asgrow Deltapine Success Stories Jason Jaggers
Jason Jaggers
The Business of Bushels
 

Jason Jaggers, a third-generation farmer in northern Illinois, traded his love of dirt track racing to expand his operation. Though margins are tight, bushels he produces have him running strong.

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Clint Bowyer

Putting in the Work

 

Proving yourself every season. For Kansas native Clint Bowyer, driver of the #14 DEKALB® Ford Mustang, that’s just one of the parallels between farming and racing. He knows each is performance-driven.

DEKALB Asgrow Deltapine Success Stories Josh Young
Josh Young
Planning for the Future
 

Josh Young of Macoupin County, Illinois, wants to pass his family farm on to the sixth generation. That's why he looks for new technology that can help trim his costs while increasing his yield. 

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DEKALB Asgrow Deltapine Success Stories Keith Reinhart
Keith Reinhart
A Story of Support
 

2018 NCGA National Corn Yield Contest Winner, Keith Reinhart, discusses how the Climate FieldView™ platform and support from DEKALB and Illini FS helped him to achieve his highest yield numbers yet.

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DEKALB Asgrow Deltapine Success Stories Rick & Rex Paris
Rick and Rex Paris
Making Every Acre Count
 

Father and son Rick and Rex Paris are fifth- and sixth-generation farmers in northern Missouri. With the help of DEKALB®  products, they work together to preserve a family farm legacy. 

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DEKALB Asgrow Deltapine Success Stories Joe Dierickx
Joe Dierickx
The Next Generation of Farming
 

Joe Dierickx, who farms with his brother in eastern Iowa, yearns to pass on the farm to his son and nephew. He knows good technology and business relationships are key to making the transition a success.

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DEKALB Asgrow Deltapine Success Stories Heath Cutrell
Heath Cutrell
Taking it to a New Level
 

Heath Cutrell of Chesapeake, Virginia, is no stranger to performance. As a five-time NCGA Yield Contest winner, he's continually pushing his yields to go higher — and DEKALB to go further.

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DEKALB Asgrow Deltapine Success Stories Todd Hanten
Todd Hanten
The Joy of Farming
 

Todd Hanten of eastern South Dakota loves farming. It started at 15 with dairy cattle and moved to raising corn and soybeans, where he discovered the reward of harvesting a bountiful crop.

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DEKALB Asgrow Deltapine Success Stories Jack Scott
Jack Scott
Home Sweet Homestead
 

Jack Scott farms the same land in the Red River Valley of North Dakota that his great grandfather homesteaded in 1880 and is where he takes great pride in carrying on the family legacy.

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DEKALB Asgrow Deltapine Success Stories Scott Balsmeyer
Scott Balsmeyer
The Challenge
 

Scott Balsmeyer, a fourth-generation farmer in Holland, Indiana, enjoys the challenges of growing season. With heavy disease pressure and low commodity prices, this season was his biggest test. 

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DEKALB Asgrow Deltapine Success Stories Kevin Kalb
Kevin Kalb
Set Up to Succeed
 

An eight-time NCGA Yield Contest winner, Kevin Kalb of Dubois, Indiana, had five DEKALB® products go over 350 bu/A last year. Hear more about his approach to consistent success.

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Joe Sullivan

High Technology

 

Joe Sullivan of Franklin, Minnesota, believes in integrating the latest technology into his operation to help him and his family make better management decisions on all acres at all times.

DEKALB Asgrow Deltapine Success Stories John Jackle
John and Arlet Jackle
A Tale of Two Seasons
 

John and Arlet Jackle of Jasper, Indiana, had a rough growing season with southern rust last year. They rebounded in a big way this growing season with changes in management practices.

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DEKALB Asgrow Deltapine Success Stories Jess Flye Aaron Garner Dustin Morris
Jesse Flye, Dustin Morris and Aaron Garner
The Seed That Makes the South Grow
 

Performance and high yield potential matter. Hear why southern growers Jesse Flye, Dustin Morris and Aaron Garner trust DEKALB®, Asgrow® and Deltapine® to meet their needs and make them successful.

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DEKALB Asgrow Deltapine Success Stories Frick & McMahan
Alexander Frick and David McMahan
Performance and Customer Support
 

In the tough growing conditions of northeastern Texas, Alexander Frick and David McMahan rely on seed brands that provide proven performance and expert advice to get the most out of their acres.

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DEKALB Asgrow Deltapine Success Stories Michael Mills
Michael Mills
A Strong Choice
 

North Carolina grower Michael Mills didn't need trial and error to find the right cotton for his fields after he saw the performance of Deltapine® cotton.

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Deltapine® grower Austin Littleton with his dog
Austin Littleton
Every Seed Has A Story
 

Missouri grower Austin Littleton and his brother Justin carry on their family farm's tradition of trusting the Strong Cotton of Deltapine.

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DEKALB® Asgrow® Deltapine® farmer Jason Boehler in field
Jason Boehler
CHALLENGES IN ILLINOIS
 

The consistent performance of DEKALB® products help Jason Boehler deal with the challenges he faces on his farm in Litchfield, Illinois.

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DEKALB® Asgrow® Deltapine® farmer Mitch Fessler in corn field
Mitch Fessler
Easing the Worry
 

Less-than-ideal growing conditions didn’t stress Mitch Fessler out this season since he had DEKALB® products in ground.

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Have a DEKALB®, Asgrow® or Deltapine® story of success you'd like to share? Tell us about it.