Harvest forms for the 2012 National Corn Yield Contest are now available online. This is the 48th year for the contest – which remains the National Corn Growers Association’s most popular program for members – with more than eight-thousand entries. NCGA Production and Stewardship Action Team Chairman Dean Taylor says the contest plays a significant role in recognizing excellence and finding new, more productive techniques. Taylor says NCGA encourages growers to submit harvest forms early to allow thorough review of each form. The harvest forms and other documentation must be sent by mail to NCGA and postmarked no later than seven days after the final yield check – by December 1st.

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