WEST BEND, Wis. — Dairyland Seed announced the national and state winners for its second annual Corn Silage Yieldmaster Contest.

The title of National Corn Silage Yieldmaster was awarded to Tony and Leary Fischer of Mount Hope, Wis., with a yield of 40.63 tons per acre with HiDF-3510SSX.

State winners were:

Indiana

First: Clark Yates of Fair Oaks — 35.35 tons per acre with HiDF-3510SSX.

Second: Tim Troyer, Laotto — 26.77 tons per acre with HiDF-3510SSX.

Iowa

First: Michael Ryan of Ryan — 35.2 tons per acre with HiDF-3605RA.

Minnesota

First: Schefers Dairy of Rice — 32.29 tons per acre with HIDF-3702-9.

Second: Mursu Dairy of New York Mills — 26.92 tons per acre with HIDF-3702.

North Dakota

First: David Wald of Edgeley — 34.58 tons per acre with HIDF-3510SSX.

Second: P & C Van Bedaf of Carrington — 30.74 tons per acre with HIDF-3702-9.

Third: Sam Twedt of McHenry — 27.88 tons per acre with HIDF-3702-9.

South Dakota

First: Bill & Eric Mueller of Big Stone — 32.56 tons per acre with HIDF-3510SSX.

Second: Darrell Dargatz of Webster — 30.22 tons per acre with HiDF-3808RA.

Wisconsin

First: Tony and Leary Fischer of Mount Hope — 40.63 tons per acre with HIDF-3510SSX.

Second: Doug Grotegut of Newton — 39.92 tons per acre with HIDF-3605RA.

Third: Steve Carpenter of Darlington — 39.18 tons per acre with HIDF-3510SSX.

“Congratulations to all of these winners. I am very impressed with the many yields in excess of 30 tons per acre,” said Dairyland Seed General Manager Tom Strachota. “Tony and Leary Fischer attained terrific yield levels above 40 tons per acre. They used their ingenuity and their inputs wisely. When combined with good growing conditions, they attained great yields.”

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