WestBred Wheat Growers Win Big in the 2018 NWYC

With an average yield of 128 Bu/A, 15 WestBred wheat growers became national winners in the 2018 NWYC. This goes to show that WestBred® wheat varieties have a strong performance on and off the field.

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2018 Contest Winners and Entry Dates for 2019

The winners were just announced for the 2018 National Wheat Yield Contest. 15 of the 21 national winners are WestBred growers. 

Entry for the 2019 contest has begun! When entering the contest with a WestBred certified seed variety, WestBred wheat will pay your $100 entry fee. 

  • Winter wheat early registration is until April 1st. The final call to enter is May 15th. 
  • Spring wheat early registration is until May 15th. The final call to enter is August 1st. 

Award-Winning Wheat Yields

WestBred wheat is proud to be a sponsor for the National Wheat Foundation’s National Wheat Yield Contest (NWYC) for the fourth year.

WestBred wheat varieties are bred to offer industry-leading genetic potential. This contest highlights the production practices growers like you are using to maximize that potential — and celebrates the successes you’re seeing in the field. Plus, it awards national winners with a free trip to Commodity Classic 2020 in San Antonio, Texas.

Enter the Contest, Courtesy of WestBred Wheat

  • Your $100 entry fee will be covered if you sign up with a WestBred certified variety*. When filling out your registration, list WestBred as your seed/brand, leave the entry screen blank, click save and we'll take it from there.

  • Your membership to NAWG or to your state association (if applicable) will be covered if you aren’t already a member*

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National Winners of NWYC 2018

WestBred® wheat announced that 15 WestBred growers placed at the national level in the 2018 National Wheat Yield Contest.


State Winners of NWYC 2018

WestBred growers had winning yields across all four categories, and the winners hailed from 10 states that account for 77 percent of the U.S. wheat-planted area in 2018.

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