This year, hundreds of growers competed in the DeKalb Seed for Yourself Yield Challenge.Â Growers entered their DeKalb corn, canola and soybean crops and squared off with other individuals for the prestigious title of champion. In order to claim this honour, one must produce the highest yielding crop in their crop category in their respective contest zone.
Several Alberta farmers are included among the winners in Western Canada:
|ZoneÂ||Crop||Contest Zone||City||Prov||Winner Name||DEKALB HybridÂ||Yield (bu/ac)|
|1||Canola||South of Highway 1||Welling||AB||Richard Wilde||74-44 BL||78.4|
|2||Canola||Highway 1 North to Highway 12||Crossfield||AB||Peter Cissell||74-44 BL||83.5|
|3||Canola||Highway 12 North (outside of Peace Region)||Fort Saskatchewan||AB||Joanne Kuhn||74-54 RR||70.0|