New World-Record Corn Yield
Fri Dec 19, 2014 11:20 AM CST

The new world record for corn yield is 503.7910 bushels per acre and it was produced in 2014 by Randy Dowdy of Valdosta, Ga. In fact, four certified yields produced for the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) National Corn Yield Contest bested the yield record set just last year, in 2013. All four of these entries were produced in the South under irrigation.

The results of the annual contest were released Friday morning by the NCGA. The 2014 Corn Yield Contest drew 8,129 entries. A record six national entries surpassed the 400-plus-bushel-per-acre ...

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