2017 Yield Contest Winners

L-R: Rick Davis, yield contest coordinator; Mark Collins, overall statewide winner; Jay Baxter, DSB chairman.

L-R: Rick Davis, yield contest coordinator; Mark Collins, overall statewide winner; Jay Baxter, DSB chairman.

Mark Collins of Sussex County had the state’s top 2017 soybean yield with 84.55 bushels per acre of full season soybeans. Collins planted Pioneer P41T65PR, a Plenish bean, which produces high-oleic soybean oil. Collins received $1,000 for highest yield in the full season category and an additional $500 for the state’s top yield.

David Smoker of Kent County won the statewide double crop competition with 74.51 bushels per acre.

See full results.