2012 KY Yield Contests
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- 2012 Winners will be recognized at the Kentucky Commodity Conference in Bowling Green, Kentucky on January 18, 2013. Pre-registratin ends Jan. 4, 2013. Pre-registration can be done online at at www.kycorn.org or www.kysoy.org. The Commodity Conference schedule is:
- Registration and Trade Show: 9:00 a.m. CST
- Luncheon: 12:00 p.m. CST
- Awards Banquet: 6:30 p.m. CST
Registration deadline is Januray 4, 2013.
2012 Rules and Forms
2012 Corn Yield Contest Rules pdf | doc
2012 KY Soybean Yield Contest Rules
2012 Wheat Yield Contest Rules pdf | docx
2012 NCGA Corn Yield Contest | online entry | electronic PDF (fill it out on the computer and print it) | PDF (print it out and fill it out)
NOTE: a copy of the NCGA harvest entry form and agronomic data can be substituted for the KY Yield Contest form. Be sure to send the original NCGA entry form to the NCGA and the copy to the Kentucky Extension Corn Contest.
- 2012 Corn Contest Summary | pdf
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|Divisions I and II (Conventional Tillage and No-Tillage, non-irrigated)|
|State Champion||Paul Bickett/ Bickett Farms||McLean||Pioneer||P2088HR||288.79|
|2nd Place||Homestead Family Farms *||Casey||Pioneer||P1745HR||276.79|
|3rd Place||Kenny Mims *||Cumberland||Dekalb||DKC62-09||276.67|
|Division III, White Corn (non-irrigated)|
|State Champion||Byron Heppler / Heppler Farms||McLean||Pioneer||32B11||245.67|
|2nd, White||John Davis *||Union||Pioneer||32B10||241.19|
|3rd, White||Pat Davis *||Union||Pioneer||32B10||238.26|
|Division IV, Irrigated Corn|
|State Champion||Walnut Grove Farms *||Logan||Pioneer||P2088HR||312.53|
|2nd, Irrigated||James C. Bickett/ Bickett Farms||McLean||Pioneer||P2088HR||299.88|
|3rd, Irrigated||Joe Nichols / Seven Springs Farms||Trigg||Pioneer||P2088HR||278.25|
|Division I, Conventional Tillage|
|District 1||no entry|
|District 2||Mark Jenkins||Christian||Pioneer||P2088HR||232.80|
|District 3||Darrel Hagan / Darrel Hagan Farms||Daviess||Pioneer||P2088HR||267.46|
|District 4||Jake Hunt||Warren||Dekalb||DKC67-57||257.20|
|District 5||no entry|
|District 6||Clint Poore||Cumberland||Beck||6077HR||222.16|
|Division II, No-Tillage|
|District 1||Jerry Griffith / Griffith Farms||Graves||DeKalb||DKC 61-88||229.86|
|District 2||Sam Halcomb / SS Halcomb Farms||Todd||Pioneer||35K03||157.57|
|District 3||Tapp Family Farms LLC||Webster||DeKalb||DKC64-69||267.10|
|District 4||Ann Reding Watson / Homestead Family Farms||Nelson||DeKalb||DKC67-57||240.25|
|District 5||Russell & Bob Schwenke / Schwenke Bros||Boone||Pioneer||P2088HR||241.60|
|District 6||Steve Dobbs / Anita Flynn||Wayne||Beck||6077||198.61|
|Division||County||Agent||Average Yield, bu/A #||No. of Entries|
|White Corn||Union||Rankin Powell||227.36||3|
|# Average of top three yields within a county and division.|
- 2012 Soybean Winners Summary | pdf
- 2012 Wheat Yield Contest Winners, pdf
Soybean Quality Contest Awards
Highest % Oil --- Horn Farms, Daviess Co. (21.56% oil)
2nd Highest % Oil --- King Farms, Henderson Co. (20.22% oil)
Highest % Protein --- Blake Edwards Farms, Green Co. (35.11% protein)
2nd Highest % Protein --- Meadows Farms, Lewis Co. (34.96% protein)
Soybean Yield Contest Awards
State Champion --- SB & J Fischer Farms, Daviess Co. (91.83 bu/a)
Division I-1st Place --- Donald Poore, Cumberland Co. (91.20 bu/a)
Division I-2nd Place --- Sterett & Paul Miles, Hopkins Co. (84.00 bu/a)
Division II-1st Place --- Seldom Rest Farms, Simpson Co. (78.16 bu/a)
Division II-2nd Place --- Clement Woodrum, Casey Co. (67.17 bu/a)
District 1 --- Jed Clark, Graves Co. (66.55 bu/a)
District 2 --- Castlen Brothers Farms, Daviess Co. (83.71 bu/a)
District 3 --- Basham Farms, Hopkins Co. (78.17 bu/a)
District 4 --- Peterson Farms, Nelson Co. (82.03 bu/a)
District 5 --- “No Entries Received”
District 6 --- Williams Farms, Mason Co. (79.10 bu/a)
County Agricultural Agent Awards:
State Champion Entry --- Clint Hardy, Daviess Co.
Agent with Top 3 Avg. Yield --- Clint Hardy, Daviess Co.
Most Entries Submitted --- Clint Hardy, Daviess Co.
Agents who submitted 3 or more entires (and did not receive one of the above three agent State Awards):
--- Will Stallard, Casey Co.
--- Greg Tompkins, Cumberland Co.
--- Kenny Perry, Graves Co.
--- Mike Smith, Henderson Co.
--- Curtis Dame, Hopkins Co.
--- Phillip Konopka, Lewis Co.
--- Ron Bowman, Nelson Co.
--- David Fourqurean, Trigg Co.
--- Rankin Powell, Union Co.
--- Glen Roberts, Wayne Co.
An appreciative thanks to all of you who submitted Quality Contest and/or Yield Contest entries for the 2012 Kentucky Soybean Production Contest. There were 52 quality samples submitted and 92 yield entries submitted.
Important Note: The 2013 Kentucky Commodity Conference and Awards Banquet (for corn, soybeans, and wheat) will be held on January 18, 2013 in Bowling Green, KY at the Holiday Inn University Plaza hotel. For those of you planning to attend the Commodity Conference (Registration and Trade Show at 9:00 a.m. CST) and Luncheon (12:00 p.m. CST) and/or the Awards Banquet (6:30 p.m. CST), you must pre-register by January 4. You can register online at www.kycorn.org or www.kysoy.org.
|State Winners||County||Area||Division||Brand||Yield, bu/A|
|Blake Edwards||Green||4||No-Tillage||Dyna-Gro 9042||108.51|
|Area Winners||County||Area||Division||Brand||Yield, bu/A|
|Flat Lick Farms||Daviess||2||Tillage||Beck's 135||109.61|
|Jamie Summers||Simpson||3||Tillage||SS 520||106.73|
|Homestead Family Farms||Nelson||4||No-Tillage||Pioneer 25R78||97.94|
|Area 1 = Purchase and Pennyrile, Area 2 = Green River, Area 3 = Mammoth Cave, Area 4 = Rest of State|
|County Agent Awards||County||Value||County ANR Agent|
|Top Average Yield Supervised in a Single County, Bu/A||Daviess||96.9||Clint Hardy|
|Most Entrants, No. Supervised||Daviess||7||Clint Hardy|
|Average Yield of the Top Three Yields Submitted from a Single County and Supervised by a County ANR Agent; Jay Stone, Christian County ANR supervised three entries and a Top Three Average Yield of 98.92 bu/acre, but the yields were from Trigg and Todd counties. Paul Winkler, Adult Ag Educator from Daviess County supervised four entries and a Top Three Average Yield of 104.48 bu/acre.|