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2021 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.

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 NATIONAL WHEAT YIELD CONTEST WESTBRED WINNERS:

Winter Wheat – Dryland

  • 5th Place, High Yield – Tyler Ediger, Meade, KS with a yield of 125.66 Bu/A with WB4792
  • 2nd Place, Percent Increase – Shawn Kimbrell, Sunray, TX with a yield of 50.9 Bu/A with WB4595
  • 4th Place, Percent Increase – Kenneth O'Neal, Groom, TX with a yield of 76.54 Bu/A with WB4792
  • 5th Place, Percent Increase – Matt Jaeger, Minneola, KS with a yield of 122.47 Bu/A with WB4792

Spring Wheat – Dryland

  • BIN BUSTER – John Hofer – Milnor, ND with a yield of 122.23 Bu/A with WB9590
  • 1st Place, High Yield – Dallas Diesen, Wannaska, MN with a yield of 114.81 Bu/A with WB9590
  • 3rd Place, High Yield – Bruce Anderson, Valley City, ND with a yield of 108.23 Bu/A with WB9590
  • 1st Place, Percentage Increase – Greg Messer, Richardton, ND with a yield of 108.4 Bu/A with WB9590   
  • 2nd Place, Percentage Increase – Chris Carlson, Mott, ND with a yield of 82.22 Bu/A with WB9719           
  • 3rd Place, Percentage Increase – Jordan Christman, Hettinger, ND with a yield of 64.2 Bu/A with WB9719           

Spring Wheat – Irrigated

  • 2nd Place, High Yield – Dallin Wilcox, Rexburg, ID with a yield of 147.64 Bu/A with WB7589

2021 STATE WHEAT YIELD CONTEST WESTBRED WINNERS:

Winter Wheat – Dryland

  • 1st Place – Tyler Ediger, Meade, KS with a yield of 125.66 Bu/A with WB4792         
  • 2nd Place – Darwin Ediger, Meade, KS with a yield of 123.48 Bu/A with WB4792    
  • 3rd Place – Matt Jaeger – Clark, KS with a yield of 122.47 Bu/A with WB4792         
  • 1st Place – Danny Ball – Jasper, MO with a yield of 100.76 Bu/A with WB2606        
  • 1st Place – Ron Punton – Cass, ND with a yield of 56.26 Bu/A with KELDIN              
  • 2nd Place – John Schupbach – Alfafa, OK with a yield of 88.76 Bu/A with WB4792
  • 3rd Place – Matt Schupbach – Alfafa, OK with a yield of 71.23 Bu/A with WB4303  
  • 1st Place – Kenneth O'Neal – Carson, TX with a yield of 76.54 Bu/A with WB4792  
  • 2nd Place – Shawn Kimbrell – Moore, TX with a yield of 50.9 Bu/A with WB4595    
  • 1st Place – Jacquie Peterson – Laramie, WY with a yield of 72.09 Bu/A with WB4595 

Winter Wheat - Irrigated

  • 1st Place – Tim Kumpf, Box Butte, NE with a yield of 145.4 Bu/A with WB4303
  • 2nd Place – Brock Terrell, Sheridan, NE with a yield of 141.66 Bu/A with WB4303   
  • 3rd Place – Kyle Kumpf, Box Butte, NE with a yield of 141.64 Bu/A with WB4792    
  • 1st Place – Chris Lawles, Caddo, OK with a yield of 52.02 Bu/A with WB4792          
  • 1st Place – Kenneth O'Neal, Gray, TX with a yield of 80.86 Bu/A with Winterhawk
  • 3rd Place – Benjamin Leavitt, Grant, WA with a yield of 152.45 Bu/A with WB4394
  • 1st Place – Michael Lerwick, Laramie, WY with a yield of 156.91 Bu/A with WB4303          
  • 2nd Place – Lee Peterson, Laramie, WY with a yield of 146.97 Bu/A with WB4303   

Spring Wheat - Dryland

  • 1st Place – John Hofer, Ransom, ND with a yield of 122.23 Bu/A with WB9590
  • 2nd Place – Bruce Anderson, Barnes, ND with a yield of 108.23 Bu/A with WB9590
  • 3rd Place – Greg Messer, Stark, ND with a yield of 108.04 Bu/A with WB9590         
  • 1st Place – Dallas Diesen, Roseau, MN with a yield of 114.81 Bu/A with WB9590    
  • 2nd Place – Ryan Biss, Grant, MN with a yield of 101.51 Bu/A with WB9719            
  • 3rd Place – Scott Swenson, Grant, MN with a yield of 83.25 Bu/A with WB9590      
  • 1st Place – Doug Manning, Flathead, MT with a yield of 91.77 Bu/A with WB9668  
  • 1st Place – Michael Anschutz, Russell, KS with a yield of 50.41 Bu/A with WB9719

Spring Wheat - Irrigated

  • 1st Place – Dallin Wilcox, Madison, ID with a yield of 147.64 Bu/A with WB7589     
  • 2nd Place – Terry Wilcox, Madison, ID with a yield of 144.33 Bu/A with WB9668
  • 3rd Place – Pat Ochoa – Adams, WA with a yield of 141.85 Bu/A with WB9668/WB9350
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.                                                                               

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.

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

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