Seth More of Aliceville, placed first in the state in the A No-Till/Strip-Till Non-Irrigated Class of the National Corn Yield Contest. The contest recognizes farmers from across the country for their exceptional efforts and is held annually by the National Corn Growers Association. Farmers are encouraged through the contest to utilize new, efficient production techniques.
Mr. More was one of 426 state winners nationwide. Of the state winners, 18 growers – three from each of six classes – were named national winners, representing eight states. The average yield among national winners was more than 386 bushels per acre – greater than the projected 2017 U.S. average of 175.4 bushels per acre. Mr. More yielded 274.65 bushels per acre.
See complete story in the Pickens County Herald.