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Local farmer wins National Corn Yield Contest

Aeschliman yielded 86.8 bushels per acre

COLFAX — Local farmer John Aeschliman earned a first-place state award in the 2022 National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) National Corn Yield Contest.

Aeschliman yielded 86.6 bushels per acre with DEKALB® DKC33-78RIB brand blend corn in the C:No-Till Non-Irrigated Class.

“Year after year, it’s amazing to see the hard work, research and innovation farmers put in throughout the season,” said Jamie Horton, DEKALB Brand Manager. “In such a challenging industry, we are proud to be the chosen partner to provide a portfolio of products with exclusive genetics for consistent, superior performance po...


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