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Georgia winners named in National Corn Yield Contest

by National Corn Growers Association

Posted on Jan 04, 2022 at 19:00 PM

The National Corn Growers Association recently announced the winners in the National Corn Yield Contest.

State winners in Georgia, with their hometown, variety and yield in bushels per acre are:

 • Conventional Non-Irrigated: 1. Wallace C Anderson, Ellijay, Pioneer P1185YHR, 308.4083; 2. Jerry Smith, Dawsonville, Pioneer P1870YHR 241.7101.

• Strip, Min, Mulch, Ridge-Till Non-Irrigated: 1. Logan Poppell, Odum, AgriGold A6544 VT2PRO, 205.5942; 2. Kenny Poppell, Jesup. AgriGold A647-35 AS5222,  203.3002; 3. Will Foster, Blakely, Dyna-Gro D58VC65, 181.8345.

• No-Till Irrigated: 1. Jonathan Hitchcock, Tennille, DEKALB DKC63-58, 324.9537;

* James W. Hitchcock, Tennille, DEKALB, DKC62-06, 306.1589;

• Strip, Min, Mulch, Ridge-Till Irrigated: * Jonathan Hitchcock, Tennille DEKALB DKC62-06, 314.8872; * James W Hitchcock, Tennille, AgriGold, A6659 Conv., 313.5400; 1. Jed Daniel, Dawson, Dyna-Gro D58VC65, 280.2285; 2. Caleb Traugh, Blakely, Hefty Seed H6552, 270.1417; 3. Kevin Tabb, Damascus, Dyna-Gro D58VC65, 240.9135.

• Conventional Irrigated: 1. James W. Hitchcock, Tennille, DEKALB DKC62-06, 323.1831; * Jonathan Hitchcock, Tennille, AgriGold A6659 Conv., 302.5053; 2. John Williams Jr., Colquitt, Dyna-Gro D58VC65, 277.9129; 3. Jerry Heard, Newton, Pioneer P1197YHR, 270.0069.

*Same grower has the high yield across multiple classes; same grower can only win one class.

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