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Corn growers hail top yielder

corn grower award presentation

Baker Colony of MacGregor has won the Manitoba Corn Growers Association’s 2013 corn yield competition with a yield of 252.74 bushels an acre.

Froese Enterprises of Winkler and Rolling Prairie Inc. of Niverville placed second and third, respectively with yields of 210.03 and 209.18 bushels an acre.

Baker Colony won growing Pioneer 39D97.

Although average Manitoba corn yields set a record in 2013, averaging 136 bushels an acre, Baker Colony’s corn competition yield record of 271.69 bushels an acre set in 2011 still stands.

Allan Dawson is a reporter for the Manitoba Co-operator at Miami, Man.

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Allan Dawson

Allan Dawson is a reporter with the Manitoba Co-operator based near Miami, Man. Covering agriculture since 1980, Dawson has spent most of his career with the Co-operator except for several years with Farmers’ Independent Weekly and before that a Morden-Winkler area radio station.



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