The top honors in the National Corn Growers Association yield contest went to Don Stall of Michigan. Stall’s conventional, irrigated corn, which was a Pioneer hybrid, hit 477 bushels per acre. In Minnesota, the overall yield winner is Roger Volz of Mountain Lake. The Pioneer hybrid won the conventional non-irrigated category with nearly 314 bushels per acre. For South Dakota, Brennen Reid Bird of Elk Point won the state contest with nearly 311 bushels per acre with a Pioneer hybrid. James Frauenberg of LaMoure, North Dakota won his state competition. The Pioneer hybrid was in a conservation tillage, irrigated class and had a yield of 286.5 bushels per acre.
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