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By Olivia Harnack
Whitman County Gazette 

Colfax farmer wins state corn-yield award

 

April 21, 2022



ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Colfax farmer John Aeschliman earned a first-place state award in the 2021 National Corn Growers Association National Corn Yield Contest.

The award was announced today, Monday, April 18.

Aeschliman is one of the highest corn yield producers in the nation with DEKALB® DKC33-78RIB brand blend corn, yielding an outstanding 110 bushels per acre in the No-Till Non-Irrigated category.

“These folks make farming look easy, but it’s far from it,” said Dipal Chaudhari, DEKALB® Asgrow® Deltapine® Brand Lead. “A lot goes into these outstanding yields — Mother Nature,...



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