Burr Oak man places in National Corn Yield Contest

The 2019 National Corn Yield Contest has honored a Burr Oak man.

Garrett Walters was recently acknowledged through the contest sponsored annually by the National Corn Growers Association.

Walters placed second in the state in the Strip-Till, Minimum-Till, Mulch-Till, Ridge-Till Irrigated Class with a yield of more than 275 bushels per acre. The hybrid used in the winning field was from the seed company AgriGold.

Walters was one of 531 state winners in the nationwide contest.

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