McLean County Farm Bureau

2022 corn yield contest winners named

Heath Cutrell couldn’t keep his eyes off the yield monitor while combining corn. This year, a 394.0485-bushel-per-acre (bpa) figure crossed his screen, and it gathered top honors for the Virginia farmer in the 2022 National Corn Yield Contest. Sponsored annually by the National Corn Growers Association for the past 58 years, the contest produced 27 national winners in nine production classes this year. READ MORE