N.D.'s Top Corn Yield: 243 bu/a

Cody Frauenberg, LaMoure, tops state contest with irrigated entry. Top dryland only 1 bu/a behind.

Published on: Jan 11, 2012

North Dakota corn yields from the National Corn Growers Association Yield Contest were pretty impressive. Cody Faurenberg's 243 bushel per acre entry from LaMoure, N.D., in the irrigated division topped them all. But dryland yields were not far behind. Jamie Gorder, Wahpeton, won the non-irrigated division with 242 bushels per acre.

Here are the top three North Dakota entries in each division:                                                                   

Non-Irrigated

1st -- Jamie Gorder, Wahpeton, N.D., Pioneer 36V51, 242.1869 bushels per acre

2nd -- Mr. Mark Gorder, Wahpeton, N.D., Pioneer 36V51, 225.5699 bushels per acre

3rd -- Ms Amy Frauenberg, LaMoure, N.D., Pioneer 38M58, 201.7833 bushels per acre

No-Till/Strip Till Irrigated

1st -- Frauenberg Farms #1, LaMoure, N.D., Pioneer P9807HR, 239.5372 bushels per acre

2nd --  Mr Bobby Frauenberg, LaMoure, N.D., Pioneer P9630AM1, 220.8590 bushels per acre

3rd – Ms. Donna Frauenberg, LaMoure, N.D., Pioneer 38M58, 205.3954 bushels per acre

No-Till/Strip Till Non-Irrigated

1st – Mr. Mike Pikarski, Mooreton, N.D., Pioneer 38A57, 227.4408 bushels per acre

2nd -- Pikarski Farms, Mooreton, N.D., Pioneer 38M58, 217.0155 bushels per acre

3rd -- Willow Bank Colony, Edgeley, N.D., DEKALB DKC42-72, 208.0210 bushels per acre

Irrigated

1st – Mr. Cody Frauenberg, LaMoure, N.D., Pioneer 38M58, 243.2075 bushels per acre

2nd – Mr. Walter Albus, Oakes, N.D., Pioneer 36V53, 199.9628 bushels per acre

3rd – Mr. Stan Hokana, Oakes, N.D., Pioneer 37K11, 195.5750 bushels per acre