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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Jan 7, 2014 01:22 PM CST

Mark down 2013 as the year that the center of high-yield corn production clearly moved south of the Midwest Corn Belt. A record five entries in the 2013 National Corn Growers Association's (NCGA) National Corn Yield Contest exceeded 400 bushels. All were produced in Virginia, Texas or Georgia.

David Hula, a perennial contest winner from Charles City, Va., set a new overall world corn yield record with an entry of 454.9837 bushels to the acre. He broke the previous high-yield mark of 442 bushels set in 2002 by now-deceased Manchester, Iowa, corn grower Francis Childs, whose mark remains a record ...

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