Alberta Farmers Crowned in DeKalb Seed for Yourself Yield Challenge


This year, hundreds of growers competed in the DeKalb Seed for Yourself Yield Challenge. 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:

Zone  Crop Contest Zone City Prov Winner Name DEKALB Hybrid  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