Winners announced for the 2016 Seed for Yourself Challenge

Top Crop Manager
January 30, 2017
By Top Crop Manager
Despite challenging environmental conditions last year, record yields were still set. Here are the 15 Eastern Canadian farm winners in the 2016 DEKALB Seed for Yourself Yield Challenge:

Corn

Dennis Rivest, Woodslee, ON, averaged 275.4 bu/ac with DKC54-11RIB

Trevor Townsend, Tavistock, ON, averaged 273.3 bu/ac with DKC52-84RIB

Warren Shelton, Ingersol, ON, averaged 274.4 bu/ac with DKC50-78RIB

Corey Yake, Stouffville, ON, averaged 281.4 bu/ac with DKC50-78RIB

Schouten Dairy Farms, Richmond, ON, averaged 246.4 bu/ac with DKC46-82RIB

Daniel Senay, St-Cesaire, QC, averaged 262.8 bu/ac with DKC48-56 RIB

Alain Lamothe, St-Wenceslas, QC, averaged 238.1 bu/ac with DKC38-03RIB

Grant Doyle, Auburn, PEI, averaged 196.0 bu/ac with DKC30-07RIB

 

Soybeans

Robert Rivest, Ruscom, ON, averaged 89.8 bu/ac with 32-62RY

John Kroesbergen, Burgessville ON, averaged 74.6 bu/ac with 29-62RY

Raube Beuerman, Dublin, ON, averaged 72.2 bu/ac with 28-60RY

John Nahuis, Elmvale, ON averaged 76.2 bu/ac with 27-62RY

Yves Delforge, Coteau du Lac, QC, averaged 82.0 bu/ac with 28-15RY

Luc Dumaine, St-Hugues, QC, averaged 84.8 bu/ac with 29-62RY

Jeremy Stead, Hunter River, PEI, averaged 57.2 bu/ac with 25-11RY

The Seed for Yourself Yield Challenge is open to growers of DEKALB brand corn and soybeans. In Eastern Canada, one corn winner and one soybean winner were selected from each of the 8 specific geographic contest zones. Winners had the highest corn or soybean yields in their respective region. The 15 winning growers will receive a prize of a $2,000 travel voucher.

For more information about the DEKALB Seed for Yourself Yield Challenge, visit DEKALB.ca 

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