by | Jan 22, 2018

2017 Kentucky Corn Yield Contest Winner Photos

Winners of the 2017 Kentucky Corn Yield Contest were honored on January 18 at the Kentucky Commodity Conference. Many thanks to Chad Lee and his University of Kentucky team for administering this contest. Photos by Stephen Patton, UK Ag Communications. 

View the full results. Some winners not pictured. 

State Champion - Tillage/No-Till, Griffith Farms, Graves Co. Dekalb DKC62-08RIB 319.95 bu/A

State Champion – Tillage/No-Till, Griffith Farms, Graves Co. Dekalb DKC62-08RIB 319.95 bu/A

2nd Place - Tillage/No-Till, Morris Farms, Casey Co. Dekalb DKC64-35 315.22 bu/A

2nd Place – Tillage/No-Till, Morris Farms, Casey Co. Dekalb DKC64-35 315.22 bu/A

3rd Place - Tillage/No-Till, Peterson Farms, Boyle Co. Pioneer P1197 312.54 Bu/A

3rd Place – Tillage/No-Till, Peterson Farms, Boyle Co. Pioneer P1197 312.54 Bu/A

State Champion, White Corn. Brey Farms, Daviess Co. Pioneer P1618 278.26 Bu/A

State Champion, White Corn. Brey Farms, Daviess Co. Pioneer P1618 278.26 Bu/A

3rd Place, White Corn. PPJ Thompson Farms, Daviess Co. Pioneer P1477W 254.46 Bu/A

3rd Place, White Corn. PPJ Thompson Farms, Daviess Co. Pioneer P1477W 254.46 Bu/A

State Champion - Irrigated. Knott Farms, Daviess Co. AgriGold A6711VT2PRO 322.61 Bu/A

State Champion – Irrigated. Knott Farms, Daviess Co. AgriGold A6711VT2PRO 322.61 Bu/A

2nd Place - Irrigated. Meredith Farms, Henderson Co. Pioneer P1870AM 314.73 Bu/A

2nd Place – Irrigated. Meredith Farms, Henderson Co. Pioneer P1870AM 314.73 Bu/A

3rd Place - Irrigated. Stephen Farms, Daviess Co. AgriGold A6499T2RIB 310.74 Bu/A

3rd Place – Irrigated. Stephen Farms, Daviess Co. AgriGold A6499T2RIB 310.74 Bu/A

District 1 - No-Till. Griffith Farms, Graves Co. Origen Seed 14R34 307.06 Bu/A

District 1 – No-Till. Griffith Farms, Graves Co. Origen Seed 14R34 307.06 Bu/A

District 2 - No-Till. Gifford Turner, Todd Co. AgriGold A6659VT2RIB 285.24

District 2 – No-Till. Gifford Turner, Todd Co. AgriGold A6659VT2RIB 285.24

District 4 - No-Till. Fresh Start Farms, LaRue Co. AgriGold A6544VT2RIB 276.49

District 4 – No-Till. Fresh Start Farms, LaRue Co. AgriGold A6544VT2RIB 276.49

District 5 - No-Till. Dusty Feathers Farms, Franklin Co. Wyffels W7736RIB 307.52 Bu/A

District 5 – No-Till. Dusty Feathers Farms, Franklin Co. Wyffels W7736RIB 307.52 Bu/A

District 6 - No-Till. KSW Farms, Wayne Co. Seed Consultants 1125 YHR 294.66 Bu/A

District 6 – No-Till. KSW Farms, Wayne Co. Seed Consultants 1125 YHR 294.66 Bu/A

District 3 - Tillage. Sparks Farms, Daviess Co. DeKalb DKC70-27RIB 310.50

District 3 – Tillage. Sparks Farms, Daviess Co. DeKalb DKC70-27RIB 310.50

District 6 - Tillage. Donald Clint Poore, Cumberland Co. Beck's 6365AM 260.41 Bu/A

District 6 – Tillage. Donald Clint Poore, Cumberland Co. Beck’s 6365AM 260.41 Bu/A

Supervisor Award - Camille Lambert, Henderson Co. Extension, White Corn Division.

Supervisor Award – Camille Lambert, Henderson Co. Extension, White Corn Division.

Supervisor Award - Paul Winkler, Daviess Co. Extension, No-Till Division.

Supervisor Award – Paul Winkler, Daviess Co. Extension, No-Till Division.

Supervisor Award - Tyler Miller, Daviess Co. Extension, Tillage Division

Supervisor Award – Tyler Miller, Daviess Co. Extension, Tillage Division

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