Virginia Wheat & Barley Yield Contest Now Open

Entry forms for VGPA's 2013 Wheat & Barley Yield Contest are now available. Yield contests, such as this, are an important element in our mission to highlight and communicate the accomplishments of Virginia agriculture to our industry partners and the general public. With the help of Virginia Cooperative Extension and various seed companies, we are able to both reward and promote the achievements of Virginia's most productive grain producers.

Entry forms must be postmarked by July 19th to be considered for judging. Please also take a moment to visit the Yield Contest page of our website for more information on the various crop contests we host.

Wheat

Awards and cash will be presented to first, second, third and fourth place winners. More than one entry can be submitted from a farm operation as long as the entries are materially different in production practices and entered by different people. The prize money is provided by the seed companies. Entries must be postmarked no later than July 19, 2013

1st Prize – $700.00

2nd Prize – $500.00

3rd Prize – $300.00

4th Prize – $200.00

Barley

Awards and cash will be presented to first, second, and third place winners. More than one entry can be submitted from a farm operation as long as the entries are materially different in production practices and entered by different people. The prize money is provided by the seed companies. Entries must be postmarked no later than July 19, 2013

1st Prize – $700.00

2nd Prize – $500.00

3rd Prize – $300.00

Also, NCGA's National & State Corn Yield Contest is accepting entries at this time. Visit the NCGA website for entry. Entries may be submitted via an online form or a printable PDF. Entry Deadlines: $80 Per hybrid if postmarked by June 15, 2012 – after this date – $110 per hybrid if postmarked by July 16, 2012.

Courtesy VGPA
 


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