Schoolcraft farmer wins corn contest

An area corn grower has been honored as a state winner in the 2014 National Corn Yield contest sponsored annually by the National Corn Growers Association.
Schoolcraft resident Ronnie Landis placed first in the state in the No-Till/Strip-Till Non-Irrigated Class with a yield of 250.6410 bushels per acre. The hybrid used in the winning field was a Dekalb brand product.
The local grower was one of 434 state winners nationwide. The 2014 contest set a participation record with 8,129 entries from 46 states.

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