Middletown farmer earns top state honors in National Corn Yield Contest
Bill Alfree, of Middletown, took first in the state in the A: Conventional Non-Irrigated Class in the 2019 National Corn Yield Contest, sponsored annually by the National
Corn Growers Association.
Alfree’s winning yield was 287.7999 bushels per acre. The hybrid used in the winning field was DeKalb DKC64-87RIB.
Alfree was one of 531 state winners nationwide. The 2019 contest participation included 7,454 entries from 46 states. Of the state winners, 27 growers — three from each of nine classes — were named national winners, representing 12 states.
For more, visit ncga.com.