Bunceton — David Brumback, of Bunceton, recently won first place in the No-Till Non-Irrigated division of the 2015 National Sorghum Producers (NSP) Yield Contest in Missouri. Brumback won with Pioneer hybrid Pioneer 84G62, which yielded 172.88 bushels per acre.
Brumback earned one of the 113 state titles won by growers planting Pioneer brand hybrids. The NSP awarded 168 state titles in this year’s contest. Growers planting Pioneer brand hybrids winning 67 percent of all state awards presented. DuPont Pioneer sorghum growers won 16 of 21 national titles awarded in 2015.
First-, second- and third-place national honors were awarded in each of the seven divisions. Growers compete within a broad range of sorghum production classes, including conventional-till irrigated, conventional-till non-irrigated, mulch-till non-irrigated, no-till non-irrigated, reduced-till irrigated, double-crop non-irrigated and double-crop irrigated.
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