A Berlin, North Dakota farmer is pushing state corn yields to new levels. This past year, Steve Huber had the highest yielding crop in the National Corn Growers Association Yield Contest for North Dakota, with 299 bushels per acre. Those are numbers you’d expect to see in Iowa or Illinois, but not in North Dakota. Huber planted Dekalb 4415, which is a 94-day corn. The plant population was at 33,800 and Huber used a growth regulator. Planting was later than normal, but it was a good growing season. “We had ideal weather after the crop came up with rain and the heat was there.”
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