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2022 NWYC Contest Rules

New is a recognition of Industry-desired Quality. There are targets by class of wheat in the 2022 rules, take a look and try to raise both high yield and high quality wheat!

WestBred varieties offer industry-leading genetic potential. This contest highlights the production practices growers are using to maximize that potential and celebrates the successes you’re seeing in the field.

2021 WestBred Wheat Exclusive NWYC Promotion Official Rules

WestBred provides locally tested, regionally specific wheat varieties with superior yield potential to help you come out on top.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE ODDS OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Open only to seed suppliers who distribute WestBred brand products. Suppliers are automatically entered. Winning suppliers determined based on growers entered with completed harvest reports in the 2021 National Wheat Yield Contest. Prize: 4-day/3-night trip for 2 to the 2022 Commodity Classic in New Orleans, LA; includes round trip coach air transportation for 2 people from major U.S. airport nearest winner's home - winner and guest must travel from one departure location and on the same itinerary, standard hotel accommodations for 3 nights (double occupancy), and ground transportation to and from hotel/airport in New Orleans. Expenses not specified (flight/travel insurance, meals, personal expenses) are the sole responsibility of winner. Prize is non-transferable.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, in the event the Prize is unable to be awarded due to cancellation of the 2022 Commodity Classic, ongoing global pandemic, or some other complication outside of Company’s control, then the trip will be awarded the following year once any applicable restrictions are lifted.   ARV: $2,500. Potential winners must complete and sign a Winner’s Release form within 5 days of receipt of such form to receive the prize. Sponsor: Monsanto Company, 800 N. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63167

The National Wheat Foundation 2022 NWYC Contest Will Be Open Soon

The Contest offers growers the opportunity to compete with their peers across the United States and learn from each other’s innovative techniques to improve wheat productivity.

2020 NWYC Press Release - National Winners

The results are in, and WestBred growers once again set record yields across a diverse range of geographies and growing conditions.

 

2020 NWYC Press Release - State Winners

47% of NWYC state winners grew WestBred brand wheat varieties in 2020, demonstrating the selection of the right variety for their fields.

 

2020 NATIONAL WHEAT YIELD CONTEST WESTBRED WINNERS:

WINTER WHEAT - DRYLAND

  • 1st Place, Percentage Increase – Travis Freeburg, Pine Bluffs, Wyoming with an increase of 349.57% over county average with WB4462
  • 2nd Place, High Yield – Doug Stout, Genesee, Idaho with a yield of 179.91 Bu/A with KELDIN 
  • 3rd Place, Percentage Increase – Scott Kodesh, Marland, Oklahoma with an increase of 206.63% over county average with WB4699
  • 4th Place, Percentage Increase – Levi Johnson, Helena, Oklahoma with an increase of 206.16% over county average with WB4699
  • 5th Place, Percentage Increase – Tyler Ediger, Meade, Kansas with an increase of 205.01% over county average with WB4792

SPRING WHEAT - DRYLAND

  • BIN BUSTER – Trevor Stout, Genesee, Idaho with a yield of 139.22 Bu/A with WB9303
  • 1st Place, High Yield – Randy Duncan, Tekoa, Washington with a yield of 125.79 Bu/A with WB6121
  • 3rd Place, High Yield – Rick Albrecht, Wimbledon, North Dakota with a yield of 120.65 Bu/A with WB9590
  • 2nd Place, Percentage Increase - Jordan Christman, Hettinger, North Dakota with an increase of 132.44% over county average with WB9719
  • 3rd Place, Percentage Increase - Raymond & Amanda Kopp, Des Lacs, North Dakota with an increase of 126.18% over county average with WB9719

SPRING WHEAT – IRRIGATED

  • BIN BUSTER - Terry Wilcox, Rexburg, Idaho with a yield of 172.60 Bu/A with WB9668
  • 1st Place, High Yield – Dallin Wilcox, Rexburg, Idaho with a yield of 167.02 Bu/A with WB9707
  • 2nd Place, High Yield - James Getzinger, Moses Lake, Washington with a yield of 164.34 with WB9662

2020 STATE WHEAT YIELD CONTEST WESTBRED WINNERS:

WINTER WHEAT - DRYLAND

  • 1st Place, High Yield - Brett Arnusch, Keenesburg, Colorado with a yield of 79.67 Bu/A with WB4418
  • 1st Place, High Yield - Doug Stout,  Genessee, Idaho with a yield of 179.91 Bu/A with KELDIN
  • 1st Place, High Yield - Tyler Ediger, Meade, Kansas with a yield of 108.43 Bu/A with WB4792
  • 1st Place, High Yield - Todd Hansen, Gilford, Montana with a yield of 45.99 Bu/A with KELDIN
  • 1st Place, High Yield - Levi Johnson, Helena, Oklahoma with a yield of 111.32 Bu/A with WB4699
  • 1st Place, High Yield - Travis Freeburg, Worley, Idaho with a yield of 110.37 Bu/A with WB4462
  • 2nd Place, High Yield - Andrew Lee, Winfield, Kansas with a yield of 105.09 Bu/A with WB4401
  • 3rd Place, High Yield - Matt Drechsel, Worley, Idaho with a yield of 127.87 with WB1529
  • 3rd Place, High Yield - Darwin Ediger, Meade, Kansas with a yield of 104.43 with Winterhawk
  • 3rd Place, High Yield - Scott Kodesh, Marland, Oklahoma with a yield of 98.98 Bu/A with WB4699
  • 3rd Place, High Yield - Kyle Duncan, Worley, Idaho with a yield of 158.35 Bu/A with WB1529

WINTER WHEAT - IRRIGATED

  • 1st Place, High Yield - Nick Macy, Tulelake, California with a yield of 167.59 Bu/A with WB1783
  • 1st Place, High Yield - Marc Arnusch, Keenesburg, Colorado with a yield of 161.8 Bu/A with WB4418
  • 1st Place, High Yield - Ki Gamble, Greensburg, Kansas with a yield of 135.39 Bu/A with WB4792
  • 1st Place, High Yield - Kody Stricker, Alliance, Nebraska with a yield of 100.7 Bu/A with WB4303
  • 2nd Place, High Yield - Eric Purvis, Weskan, Kansas with a yield of 124.77 Bu/A with WB-GRAINFIELD
  • 3rd Place, High Yield - Brock Neville, Colwich, Kansas with a yield of 106.14 Bu/A with WB4699

SPRING WHEAT - DRYLAND

  • 1st Place, High Yield - Trevor Stout, Genessee, Idaho with a yield of 139.22 Bu/A with WB9303
  • 1st Place, High Yield - Brian Lacy, Wendell, Minnesota with a yield of 96.30 Bu/A with WB9479
  • 1st Place, High Yield - Doug Manning, Kalispell, Montana with a yield of 107.01 Bu/A with WB9668
  • 1st Place, High Yield - Rick Albrecht, Wimbledon, North Dakota with a yield of 120.65 Bu/A with WB9590
  • 2nd Place, High Yield - Randy Duncan, Tekota, Washington with a yield of 125.79 Bu/A with WB6121
  • 2nd Place, High Yield - Bob Wimpfheimer, Angus, Minnesota with a yield of 93.76 Bu/A with WB9590
  • 2nd Place, High Yield - Vince Mattson, Chester, Montana with a yield of 53.78 Bu/A with WB9719
  • 2nd Place, High Yield - Brandon Albrecht, Wimbledon, North Dakota with a yield of 118.88 Bu/A with WB9590
  • 2nd Place, High Yield - Monte Leidenix, Bismarck, North Dakota with a yield of 51.70 Bu/A with WB9719
  • 3rd Place, High Yield - Trevor Stout, Genessee, Idaho with a yield of 118.75 Bu/A with WB9668
  • 3rd Place, High Yield - Paul Solem, Oslo, Minnesota with a yield of  73.45 Bu/A with WB9479
  • 3rd Place, High Yield  - Raymond & Amanda Kopp, Des Lacs, North Dakota with a yield of 115.24 Bu/A with WB9719

SPRING WHEAT – IRRIGATED

  • 1st Place, High Yield - Terry Wilcox, Rexburg, Idaho with a yield of 172.60 Bu/A with WB9668
  • 1st Place, High Yield - Herb Stahl, Stanfield, Oregon with a yield of 154.43 Bu/A with WB9668/WB9350
  • 1st Place, High Yield - James Getzinger, Moses Lake, Washington with a yield of 164.34 Bu/A with WB9662
  • 2nd Place, High Yield - Dallin Wilcox, Rexburg, Idaho with a yield of 167.02 Bu/A with WB9707
  • 2nd Place, High Yield - Zeke Ochoa, Othello, Washington with a yield of 164.05 Bu/A with WB9668/WB9350
  • 3rd Place, High Yield - Richard Cowger, Twin Falls, Idaho with a yield of 155.66 Bu/A with WB6430
  • 3rd Place, High Yield - Travis Schuh, Connell, Washington with a yield of  144.23 Bu/A with WB9668/WB9350
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