2016 National Wheat Yield Contest Winners


NATIONAL WINNERS

Phillip Gross – National High Yield Winner

Adams County, Washington

Yield: 192.85 bushels per acre – 216.15 % above the Adams County average

Variety: Keldin WestBred

Rick Horton – First Place Winter Wheat Dryland

Kearney County, Leoti, Kansas

Yield: 127.94 bushels per acre – 373.85% above the Kearney County average

Variety: KWA Joe

Marc Arnusch – Second Place Winter Wheat Dryland

Weld County, Keenesburg, Colorado

Yield: 102.9 bushels per acre – 170.79% above the Weld County average

Variety:  Plains Gold Brawl CL

Jim Greif – Third Place Winter Wheat Dryland

Linn County, Monticello, Iowa

Yield: 109.41 bushels per acre – 127.94% above the Linn County average

Variety: AgriPro AP502 CL2

John Weinand – Fourth Place Winter Wheat Dryland

Dryland, Oliver County, Hazen, North Dakota

Yield: 85.6 bushels per acre – 119.64% above the North Dakota County average

Variety: Syngenta SY Wolf

David Eickholt – Fifth Place Winter Wheat Dryland

Shiawassee County, Chesaning, Michigan

Yield: 147.74 bushels per acre – 117.26% above the Shiawassee County average

Variety- MSU Whale

Jagger Borth – First Place Winter Wheat Irrigated

Meade County, Meade, Kansas

Yield: 133.64 bushels per acre – 377.29% above the Meade County average

Variety: WestBred WB-Grainfield

Gordon Briggs – Second Place Winter Wheat Irrigated

Mason County, Scottville, Michigan

Yield: 167.39 bushels per acre – 170% above the Mason County average

Variety: Pioneer 25R40

Johnny Verell – Third Place Winter Wheat Irrigated

Madison County, Jackson, Tennessee

Yield: 123.4 bushels per acre – 89.9% above the Madison county average

Variety: Pioneer 25R40

Rick Pearson – Fourth Place Winter Wheat Irrigated

Twin Falls County, Buhl, Idaho

Yield: 177.3 bushels per acre – 58.3% above the Twin Falls County average

Variety: WestBred WB-1070CL

Randall “RC” Willin – Fifth Place Winter Wheat Irrigated

Sussex County, Seaford, Deleware

Yield: 101.71 bushels per acre – 41.26% above the Sussex County average

Variety: USG 3404

Dan Mills – First Place Spring Wheat Irrigated

Umatilla County, Stanfield, Oregon

Yield: 146.5 bushels per acre – 112.32% above the Umatilla County average.

Variety: WestBred Solano

Terry Wilcox – Second Place Spring Wheat Irrigated

Madison County, Rexburg, Idaho

Yield: 179.75 bushels per acre – 106.61% above the Madison County average

Variety: WestBred WB9668

Kent Pfaff – First Place Spring Wheat Dryland

McLean County, Washburn, North Dakota

Yield: 104.3 bushels per acre – 126.7% above the McLean County average

Variety: Croplan 3530

STATE WINNERS

WINTER WHEAT DRYLAND

Marc Arnusch  – Colorado Winter Wheat Dryland

Weld County, Colorado*

Dale Wehmeyer  – Illinois Winter Wheat Dryland

St. Clair County, Illinois

Yield- 127.47 bushels per acre— 112.45% above the St. Clair County average

Variety- 438 AgriMAXX

Mark Krausz – Illinois Winter Wheat Dryland

Clinton County, Illinois

Yield- 131.45 bushels per acre— 112.02% above the Clinton County average.

Variety- 454 AgriMAXX

Douglas Morehouse – Indiana Winter Wheat Dryland

White County, Indiana

Yield- 124.75 bushels per acre— 89% above the White County average

Variety- SRW9415

Jim Greif –  Iowa, Winter Wheat Dryland

Linn County, Iowa*

Rick Horton – Kansas Winter Wheat Dryland

Wichita County, Kansas*

Alec Horton – Kansas Winter Wheat Dryland

Wichita County, Kansas

Yield- 121.85 bushels per acre— 351.26% above the Wichita County average

Variety- Tam112 Texas AgriLife Research

Darwin Ediger – Kansas Winter Wheat Dryland

Meade County, Kansas

Yield- 110.51 bushels per acre— 294.58% above the Meade County average

Variety- WB4458 WestBred

David Eickholt – Michigan Winter Wheat Dryland

Shiawassee County, Michigan*

Mark Kleinheksel – Michigan Winter Wheat Dryland

Allegan County, Michigan

Yield- 132.68 bushels per acre— 98% above the Allegan County average

Variety- AM438 AgriMAXX

Dennis Philpot – Michigan Winter Wheat Dryland

Sanilac County, Michigan

Yield- 132.88 bushels per acre— 72.57% above the Sanilac County average

Variety- 9362W DynaGro

Donald Lippy – Maryland Winter Wheat Dryland

Carroll County, Maryland

Yield- 116.81 bushels per acre— 88.40% above the Carroll County average

Variety- P25R40 Pioneer

Bradley Rill – Maryland Winter Wheat Dryland

Carroll County, Maryland

Yield- 117 bushels per acre— 63% above the Carroll County average

Variety- P25R40 Pioneer

Edward Lippy – Maryland Winter Wheat Dryland

Carroll County, Maryland

Yield- 109.1 bushels per acre— 51.5% above the Carroll County average

Variety- MAS32 Mid Atlantic

Kyle Bugg – Kentucky Winter Wheat Dryland

Graves County, Kentucky

Yield-123.01 bushels per acre— 89.24% above the Graves County average

Variety- AgriMAXX 446 AgriMAXX

Jeff Coke – Kentucky Winter Wheat Dryland

McLean County, Kentucky

Yield- 115.16 bushels per acre— 82.79% above the McLean County average

Variety- Kidwell Steyr

Randon Peters – Nebraska Winter Wheat Dryland

Red Willow County, Nebraska

Yield- 98.06 bushels per acre— 100.1% above the Red Willow County average

Variety- Monument Syngenta

Madison Angell – North Carolina Winter Wheat Dryland

Davie County, North Carolina

Yield- 91.38 bushels per acre— 69.22% above the Davie County average

Variety- Shirley DynaGro

Erik McLain – North Carolina Winter Wheat Dryland

Iredell County, North Carolina

Yield- 98 bushels per acre— 68.96% above the Iredell County average

Variety- 3404 USG

John Weinand – North Dakota Winter Wheat Dryland

North Dakota County, North Dakota*

Terry Wehlander – North Dakota Winter Wheat Dryland

Richland County, North Dakota

Yield- 84.14 bushels per acre— 61.8% above the Richland County average

Variety- WB-Matlock WestBred

Chris Ledbetter – Oklahoma Winter Wheat Dryland

Okmulgee County, Oklahoma

Yield- 107.65 bushels per acre— 65.62% above the Okmulgee County average

Variety- WB4458 WestBred

Ronald Quiring – Oregon Winter Wheat Dryland

Polk County, Oregon

Yield- 147 bushels per acre— 36.1% above the Polk County average

Variety- Biancor LIMA GRAIN

Leslie Bowman – Pennsylvania Winter Wheat Dryland

Franklin County, Pennsylvania

Yield- 107.9 bushels per acre— 54.12% above the Franklin County average

Variety- 25R77 Pioneer

Chris Minton – Tennessee Winter Wheat Dryland

Dyer County, Tennessee

Yield- 100.1 bushels per acre— 56.45% above the Dyer County average

Variety- 01 Branson

Dan and Brett Blankenship – Washington Winter Wheat Dryland

Adams County, Washington

Yield- 83.4 bushels per acre— 36.8% above the Adams County average

Variety- 102 ORCF

WINTER WHEAT IRRIGATED

Randall Willin – Delaware Winter Wheat Irrigated

Sussex County, Delaware*

Rick Pearson – Idaho Winter Wheat Irrigated

Twin Falls County, Idaho*

Jagger Borth – Kansas Winter Wheat Irrigated

Meade County, Kansas*

David Schemm – Kansas Winter Wheat Irrigated

Wallace County, Kansas

Yield- 89.19 bushels per acre— 187.7% above the Wallace County average

Variety- KanMark KWA

Sam Miller – Kansas Winter Wheat Irrigated

Reno County, Kansas

Yield- 97.7 bushels per acre— 171.4% above the Reno County average

Variety- WB-Cedar WestBred

Gordon Briggs – Michigan Winter Wheat Irrigated

Mason County, Michigan*

Charles Eickholt – Michigan Winter Wheat Irrigated

Saginaw County, Michigan

Yield- 141.3 bushels per acre— 107.8% above the Saginaw County average

Variety- Red Dragon MSU

David Gross – Washington Winter Wheat Irrigated

Spokane County, Washington

Yield- 185.19 bushels per acre— 198.7% above the Spokane County average

Variety- Kelvin WestBred

Jason Beechinor – Washington Winter Wheat Irrigated

Walla County, Washington

Yield- 151.12 bushels per acre— 96.2% above the Walla County average

Variety- WB1529 WestBred

Johnny Verell – Tennessee Winter Wheat Irrigated

Madison County, Tennessee*

Gordon Briggs – Michigan Winter Wheat Irrigated

Mason County, Michigan*

Phillip Gross – Washington Winter Wheat Irrigated

Grant County, Washington*

SPRING WHEAT DRYLAND

Kent Pfaff – North Dakota – Spring Wheat Dryland

McLean County, North Dakota*

Jim Pearson – North Dakota – Spring Wheat Dryland

Ward County, North Dakota

Yield- 99 bushels per acre— 110.7% above the Ward County average

Variety- WB9653 WestBred

John Hofer – North Dakota – Spring Wheat Dryland

Sargent County, North Dakota

Yield- 104.2 bushels per acre— 86.1% above the Sargent County average

Variety- WB-Mayville WestBred

SPRING WHEAT IRRIGATED

Terry Wilcox – Idaho Spring Wheat Irrigated

Madison County, Idaho*

Brad Parks – Idaho Spring Wheat Irrigated

Jefferson County, Idaho

Yield- 146.6 bushels per acre— 38.3% above the Jefferson County average

Variety- WB9411 WestBred

Dan Mills – Oregon Spring Wheat Irrigated

Umatilla County, Oregon*

*National winners