Gingerich Farms of Lovington, Illinois took second place in the state in the AA No-Till/Strip-Till NonIrrigated Class with a yield of 288.401 bushels per acre using DEKALB DKC64-87RIB.

Gingerich Farms was one of 407 state winners nationwide. The 2015 corn-growing contest included 7,729 entries from 45 states.

The NationalCorn Yield Contest is sponsored by the National Corn Growers Association.

The winners were recognized March 4th in New Orleans at the 2016 Commodity Classic, the premier trade show of the U.S. corn, soybean, sorghum, wheat and equipment industries.