2017 National Wheat Yield Contest Winners


Phillip Gross – National High Yield Winner

Adams County, Washington

Yield: 184.29 bushels per acre – 247.72%above the Adams County average

Variety: Limagrain Jet

Brandon Friesen – First Place Winter Wheat Dryland

Meade County, Meade, Kansas

Yield: 115.26 bushels per acre – 311.64% above the Meade County average

Variety: WestBred WB-Grainfield

Dusty Tallman – Second Place Winter Wheat Dryland

Kiowa County, Sheridan, Colorado

Yield: 72.80 bushels per acre – 283.16% above the Kiowa County average

Variety:  Plains Gold Byrd

Matt Schupbach – Third Place Winter Wheat Dryland

Alfalfa County, Alva, Oklahoma

Yield: 109.41 bushels per acre – 205.48% above the Alfalfa County average

Variety: WestBred WB4303

Mark Knobel – Fourth Place Winter Wheat Dryland

Jefferson County, Fairbury, Nebraska

Yield: 119.00 bushels per acre – 190.24% above the Jefferson County average

Variety: AgriPro SY Sunrise

Brian Cochrane – Fifth Place Winter Wheat Dryland

Kahltous County, Franklin, Washington

Yield: 92.00 bushels per acre – 155.56% above the Kahltuos County average

Variety- WaState Otto

Ty Anderson – First Place Winter Wheat Irrigated

Laramie County, Albin, Wyoming

Yield: 146.52 bushels per acre – 405.24% above the Laramie County average

Variety: WY Crop Res Fndn Cowboy

Marc Arnusch – Second Place Winter Wheat Irrigated

Weld County, Keenesburg, Colorado

Yield: 157.700 bushels per acre – 326.22% above the Weld County average

Variety: WestBred WB4303

Nathan Franklin – Third Place Winter Wheat Irrigated

Rawlins County, Atwood, Kansas

Yield: 144.07 bushels per acre – 311.63% above the Rawlins county average

Variety: WestBred WB-Cedar

Travis Freeberg – Fourth Place Winter Wheat Irrigated

Banner County, NE, Pine Bluffs, Wyoming

Yield: 113.35 bushels per acre – 290.86% above the Banner County average

Variety: AgriPro AP503

Nathan Rea – Fifth Place Winter Wheat Irrigated

Umatilla County, Milton Freewater, Oregon

Yield: 161.99 bushels per acre – 149.22% above the Umatilla County average

Variety: Limagrain Drive

Dan Mills – First Place Spring Wheat Irrigated

Umatilla County, Stanfield, Oregon

Yield: 137.85 bushels per acre – 112.08% above the Umatilla County average.

Variety: WestBred Solano

Terry Wilcox – Second Place Spring Wheat Irrigated

Madison County, Rexburg, Idaho

Yield: 143.91 bushels per acre – 63.53% above the Madison County average

Variety: WestBred WB9668

James Getzinger – Third Place Spring Wheat Irrigated

Grant County, Moses Lake, Washington

Yield: 152.55 bushels per acre – 30.38% above the Grant County average

Variety: Westbred Solano

STATE WINNERS

WINTER WHEAT DRYLAND

Stuart Sanderson  – Alabama, Winter Wheat Dryland

Limestone County, Alabama 

Yield 107.83 bushels per acre – 38.24% above the Limestone Country Average

Variety: Pioneer 26r10

Dusty Tallman – Colorado, Winter Wheat Dryland

Kiowa County, Colorado

Yield: 72.80 bushels per acre – 283.16% above the Kiowa County average

Variety:  Plains Gold Byrd

Marc Arnusch – Colorado, Winter Wheat Dryland

Weld County, Colorado

Yield: 109.02 bushels per acre – 194.65% above the Weld County average

Variety: WestBred WB4303

Nick Midcap – Colorado, Winter Wheat Dryland

Morgan County, Colorado

Yield: 86.52 bushels per acre – 101.21%% above the Morgan County average

Variety: WestBred  WB-Grainfield

Mark Krausz –  Illinois, Winter Wheat Dryland

Clinton County, Illinois

Yield: 130.60 bushels per acre – 110.65% above the Clinton County average

Variety: AgriMAXX 463

Matt Krausz –  Illinois, Winter Wheat Dryland

Clinton County, Illinois

Yield: 125.65 bushels per acre – 102.66% above the Clinton County average

Variety: AgriMAXX 454

Dale Wehmeyer – Illinois, Winter Wheat Dryland

St. Clair County, Illinois

Yield: 126.97 bushels per acre – 101.54% above the St. Clair County average

Variety: AgriMAXX 444

Douglas Morehouse – Indiana, Winter Wheat Dryland

White County, Indiana

Yield: 115.57 bushels per acre – 77.80% above the White Country average

Variety: Croplan SRW 9606

Brandon Friesen – Kansas, Winter Wheat Dryland

Meade County, KS

Yield: 115.2600 bushels per acre – 311.64% above the Meade County average

Variety WestBred WB-Grainfield

Tyler Ediger – Kansas, Winter Wheat Dryland

Meade County, Kansas

Yield: 110.98 bushels per acre – 296.36% above the Meade County average

Variety: WestBred WB4303

Alec Horton – Kansas, Winter Wheat Dryland

Finney County, Kansas

Yield: 95.30 bushels per acre – 252.96% above the Finney County average

Variety: WestBred WB-Grainfield

Jeff Coke – Kentucky, Winter Wheat Dryland

Daviess County,Kentucky

Yield:  118.55 bushels per acre – 60.20% above the Daviess County average

Variety: Pioneer 25r50

Scot Poffenberger – Maryland, Winter Wheat Dryland

Montgomery County, Maryland

Yield:97.82 bushels per acre – 60.36% above the Montgomery County average

Variety: Pioneer 25R40

Nick Suwyn – Michigan, Winter Wheat Dryland

Kent County, Michigan

Yield: 146.73 bushels per acre – 106.66% above the Kent County average

Variety: Syngenta SY100

Dennis Philpot – Michigan, Winter Wheat Dryland

Sanilac County, Michigan

Yield: 138.38 bushels per acre – 77.41% above the Sanilac County average

Variety: Dyna-Gro 9242W

Kevin Noffsinger – Michigan, Winter Wheat Dryland

Arenac County, Michigan

Yield: 127.50 bushels per acre – 74.66% above the Arenac County average

Variety: Dyna-Gro 9242W

John Nicks – Missouri, Winter Wheat Dryland

Gasconade County, Missouri

Yield: 109.89 bushels per acre – 133.81% above the Gasconade County average

Variety: AgriMAXX 444

Mark Peterson – Missouri, Winter Wheat Dryland

Barton County, Missouri

Yield: 113.3900 bushels per acre – 102.48% above the Barton County, average

Variety: Pioneer 25r50

Todd Hansen – Montana, Winter Wheat Dryland

Hill County, Montana

Yield: 49.38 bushels per acre – 29.95% above the Hill County average

Variety: WestBred Keldin

Allan Baucom – North Carolina, Winter Wheat Dryland

Anson County, North Carolina

Yield: 96.200 bushels per acres – 74.91% above the Anson County average

Variety: Pioneer 26R41

Robbie Umphlett – North Carolina,Winter Wheat Dryland

Gates County, North Carolina

Yield: 107.83 bushels per acre 60.94% above the Gates County average

Variety: USG 3404

Wesley Moore – North Carolina,
Winter Wheat Dryland

Pasquotank County, North Carolina

Yield: 95.3200  bushels per acre – 34.25% above the Pasquotank County average

Variety: USG 3523

Mark Knobel – Nebraska, Winter Wheat Dryland

Jefferson County, Nebraska

Yield: 119.00 bushels per acre – 190.24% above the Jefferson County average

Variety: AgriPro SY Sunrise

Edward Evertson – Nebraska, Winter Wheat Dryland

Deuel County, Nebraska

Yield: 109.29 bushels per acre -180.23% above the Deuel County average

Variety: Plains Gold Antero

Richard Keiser – Nebraska, Winter Wheat Dryland

Dundy County, Nebraska

Yield: 109.61 bushels per acre – 154.91% above the Dundy County average

Variety: Plains Gold Antero

Eric Eachus – New Jersey, Winter Wheat Dryland

Glouchester County, New Jersey

Yield: 119.18 bushels per acre – 143.22% above the Glouchester County average

Variety: Dyna-Gro Shirley

Sam Santini – New Jersey, Winter Wheat Dryland

Warren County, New Jersey

Yield: 115.01 bushels per acre – 76.94% above the Warren County average

Variety: FS Brand FS865

Douglas Goyings – Ohio, Winter Wheat Dryland

Paulding County, Ohio

Yield: 105.75 bushels per acre – 79.24% above the Paulding County average

Variety: Strike 403

Matt Schupbach – Oklahoma, Winter Wheat Dryland

Alfalfa County, Oklahoma

Yield: 94.70 bushels per acre – 205.48% above the Alfalfa County average

Variety: WestBred WB4303

Raymond Parrish – Oklahoma, Winter Wheat Dryland

Garfield County, Oklahoma

Yield: 76.99 bushels per acre – 156.63% above the Garfield County average

Variety: WestBred WB-Grainfield

Chris Ledbetter – Oklahoma, Winter Wheat Dryland

Okmulgee County, Oklahoma

Yield: 102.03 bushels per acre – 56.97% above the Okmulgee County average

Variety: WestBred WB4303

Matt Schupbach – Oklahoma, Winter Wheat Dryland

Alfalfa County, Oklahoma

Yield: 94.70 bushels per acre – 205.48% above the Alfalfa County average

Variety: WestBred WB4303

Jason Beechinor – Oregon, Winter Wheat Dryland

Umatilla County, Oregon

Yield: 158.33 bushels per acre –  143.58% above the Umatilla County average

Variety: Limagrain Jet

Leslie Bowman – Pennsylvania, Winter Wheat Dryland

Franklin County, Pennsylvania

Yield: 110.97 bushels per acre – 63.19% above the Franklin County average

Variety: Pioneer 25R74

Brian Kreider – Pennsylvania, Winter Wheat Dryland

Lebanon County, Pennsylvania

Yield: 125.32 bushels per acre – 54.72% above the Lebanon County average

Variety: Pioneer 25R77

Jim Hershey – Pennsylvania, Winter Wheat Dryland

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Yield: 120.62 bushels per acre – 52.68% above the Lancaster County average

Variety: Pioneer 25R32

Johnny Verell – Tennessee, Winter Wheat Dryland

Madison County, Tennessee

Yield: 106.26 bushels per acre – 63.48% above the Madison County average

Variety: Pioneer 26R59

Brad Burks – Tennessee, Winter Wheat Dryland

Dyer County, Tennessee

Yield: 110.70 bushels per acre – 60.43% above the Dyer County average

Variety: Croplan 9415

Carl Schultz – Tennessee, Winter Wheat Dryland

Dyer County, Tennessee

Yield: 103.65 bushels per acre – 50.22% above the Dyer County average

Variety: AgriPro SY Viper

Heath Cutrell – Virgina, Winter Wheat Dryland

Chesapeake County, Virgina

Yield:94.40 bushels per acre – 49.84% above the Chesapeake County average

Variety: Dyna-Gro Shirley

Brian Cochrane – Washington, Winter Wheat Dryland

Kahltous County, Washington

Yield: 92.00 bushels per acre – 155.56% above the Kahltuos County average

Variety: WaState Otto

Brett Blankenship – Washington, Winter Wheat Dryland

Adams County, Washington

Yield: 102.66 bushels per acre – 93.70% above the Adams County average

Variety: OR State ORCF102

Nathan Rea – Oregon, Winter Wheat Dryland

Walla Walla County, Oregon

Yield: 148.83 bushels per acre – 88.39% above the Walla Walla County average

Variety: Limagrain Jet

Brian Cochrane – Washington, Winter Wheat Dryland

Kahltous County, Washington

Yield: 92.00 bushels per acre – 155.56% above the Kahltuos County average

Variety: WaState Otto

Travis Freeburge – Washington, Winter Wheat Dryland

Laramie County, Washington

Yield: 62.45 bushels per acre – 115.34% above the Laramie County average

Variety: Syngenta SY Wolf

WINTER WHEAT IRRIGATED

Chad Henderson – Alabama, Winter Wheat Irrigated

Limestone County,  Alabama

Yield: 101.78 bushels per acre – 30.49% above the Limestone County average

Variety: Pioneer 26r10

James Parsons – California, Winter Wheat Irrigated

Tulare County, California

Yield: 117.63 bushels per acre – 78.23% above the Tulare County average

Variety: Durum Desert King

Marc Arnusch – Colorado, Winter Wheat Irrigated

Weld County, Colorado

Yield: 162.17 bushels per acre – 338.31% above the Weld County average

Variety: WestBred WB4303

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

Randall Willin – Delaware, Winter Wheat Irrigated

Sussex County, Delaware

Yield: 102.96 bushels per acre – 41.04% above the Sussex County average

Variety: USG 3404

Rick Pearson – Idaho, Winter Wheat Irrigated

Twin Falls County, Idaho

Yield: 152.10 bushels per acre – 33.42% above the Twin Falls County average

Variety: Syngenta Ovation

Nathan Franklin – Kansas, Winter Wheat Irrigated

Rawlins County, Atwood, Kansas

Yield: 144.07 bushels per acre – 311.63% above the Rawlins County average

Variety: WestBred WB-Cedar

Neil Bekemeyer – Kansas, Winter Wheat Irrigated

Washington County, Kansas

Yield: 96.20 bushels per acre – 153.16% above the Washington County average

Variety: AgriPro SY Monument

John Willin – Maryland, Winter Wheat Irrigated

Caroline County, Maryland

Yield: 110.76 bushels per acre – 81.57% above the Caroline County average

Variety: USG 3404

Travis Freeburg – Kansas, Winter Wheat Irrigated

Banner County, Nebraska

Yield: 113.35 bushels per acre – 290.86% above the Banner County average

Variety: AgriPro AP503

Lloyd Meeske – Nebraska, Winter Wheat Irrigated

Chase County, Nebraska

Yield: 138.03 bushels per acre – 91.71% above the Chase County average

Variety: Plains Gold Snowmass White Wheat

Eric Eachus – New Jersey, Winter Wheat Irrigated

Glouchester County, New Jersey

Yield: 114.61 bushels per acre – 133.90% above the Glouchester County average

Variety: Dyna-Gro Shirley

Nathan Rea – Oregon, Winter Wheat Irrigated

Umatilla County, Oregon

Yield: 161.99 bushels per acre – 149.22% above the Umatilla County average

Variety: Limagrain Drive

Nathan Rea – Oregon, Winter Wheat Irrigated

Umatilla County, Oregon

Yield: 142.44 bushels per acre – 119.14% above the Umatilla County average

Variety: OSU-Limagrain Norwest Duet

Johnny Verell- Tennessee, Winter Wheat Irrigated

Madison County, Tennessee

Yield: 117.90 bushels per acre – 81.38% above the Madison County average

Variety: Pioneer 26R40

Phillip Gross – Washington, Winter Wheat Irrigated

Adams County, Washington

Yield: 184.29 bushels per acre – 247.72%above the Adams County average

Variety: Limagrain Jet

David Gross – Washington, Winter Wheat Irrigated

Stevens County, Washington

Yield: 170.40 bushels per acre – 215.56% above the Stevens County average

Variety: Limagrain Jet

Jason Beechinor – Washington, Winter Wheat Irrigated

Walla Walla County, Washington

Yield: 161.94 bushels per acre – 121.84% above the Walla Walla County average

Variety: Limagrain Jet

Ty Anderson – Wyoming, Winter Wheat Irrigated

Laramie County, Wyoming

Yield: 146.52 bushels per acre – 405.24% above the Laramie County average

Variety: Wyoming Crop Research Foundation Cowboy

SPRING WHEAT DRYLAND

Doug Stout – Idaho, Spring Wheat Dryland

Latah County, Idaho

Yield: 114.05 bushels per acre – 60.63% above the Adams County average

Variety: WestBred WB9668

Paul Solem – Minnesota, Spring Wheat Dryland

Marshall County, Minnesota

Yield: 103.42 bushels per acre – 88.04% above the Marshall County average

Variety: WestBred WB9479

Jared Sands – Minnesota, Spring Wheat Dryland

Polk County, Minnesota

Yield: 110.64 bushels per acre – 75.62% above the Polk County average

Variety: Westbred WB9590

Kevin Larson – Minnesota Spring Wheat Dryland

Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota

Yield: 88.96 bushels per acre – 71.08% above the Lac qui Parle County average

Variety: U of MN Linkert

John Yerger – Montana, Spring Wheat Dryland

Big Horn County, Montana

Yield: 58.78 bushels per acre – 46.95% above the Big Horn County average

Variety: Croplan HRS 3100

Jon Iverson – North Dakota, Spring Wheat Dryland

Cavalier County, North Dakota

Yield: 97.57 bushels per acre – 80.69% above the Cavalier County average

Variety: Croplan 3530

Jon Rethemeier – North Dakota, Spring Wheat Dryland

Grand Forks County, North Dakota

Yield: 93.71 bushels per acre – 76.81% above the Grand Forks County average

Variety: WestBred WB9479

John and Sam Hofer – North Dakota, Spring Wheat Dryland

Ransom County, North Dakota

Yield: 85.20 bushels per acre – 49.47% above the Ransom County average

Variety: WestBred WB9653

Robert Holzwarth – South Dakota, Spring Wheat Dryland

Hamlin County, South Dakota

Yield: 102.58 bushels per acre – 65.45% above the Hamlin County average

Variety: U of MN Bolles

Kurt Druffel – Washington, Spring Wheat Dryland

Whitman County, Washington

Yield: 90.86 bushels per acre – 27.97% above the Whitman County average

Variety: WestBred WB9229

Kurt Druffel – Washington, Spring Wheat Dryland

Whitman County, Washington

Yield: 85.80 bushels per acre – 20.85% above the Whitman County average

Variety: WestBred WB9662

Robert Holzwarth – South Dakota, Spring Wheat Dryland

Hamlin County, South Dakota

Yield: 102.58 bushels per acre – 65.45% above the Hamlin County average

Variety: U of MN Bolles

SPRING WHEAT IRRIGATED

Terry Wilcox – Idaho, Spring Wheat Irrigated

Madison County, Idaho

Yield: 143.91 bushels per acre – 63.53% above the Madison County average

Variety: WestBred WB9668

Dallin Wilcox – Idaho, Spring Wheat Irrigated

Madison County, Idaho

Yield: 142.14 bushels per acre – 61.52% above the Madison County average

Variety: WestBred WB9668

Brad Parks – Idaho, Spring Wheat Irrigated

Jefferson County, Idaho

Yield: 141.46 bushels per acre – 34.72% above the Jefferson County average

Variety: WestBred WB9668

Dan Mills – Oregon, Spring Wheat Irrigated

Umatilla County, Oregon

Yield: 137.85 bushels per acre – 112.08% above the Umatilla County average.

Variety: WestBred Solano

James Getzinger – Washington, Spring Wheat Irrigated

Grant County, Washington

Yield: 152.55 bushels per acre – 30.38% above the Grant County average

Variety: Westbred Solano