A farmer from New England, North Dakota is a winner in the National Wheat Yield Contest. Jon Wert topped the dryland spring wheat category with a yield of 103.9 bushels per acre. That’s 126 percent higher than the county average. The winning entry was LCS Trigger from Limagrain. The overall high yield winner was over 202 bushels per acre for winter wheat. Phillip Gross, who is from Warden, Washington, won the national contest for the third straight year.