First Step Plots
One of the key features of the Ag PhD Field Day is where we invite top growers from around the country to create their own plot at the Field Day so attendees can see side-by-side what methods are effective. Below is some information on the guests we have for 2016.
Kip Cullers; Purdy, MO. Soybean Yield Record Holder with 160 bushel yield.
Matt Swanson; LaHarpe, IL.
Steven Albracht; Hart, TX. Has achieved 400+ bushel corn yields multiple times.
Dave Hula; Charles City, VA. Current Corn Yield Record Holder with 532 bushel yield.
Randy Dowdy; Valdosta, GA. Irrigated Plot. 2014 World Corn Record Holder with 503 bushel yield.
Randy Dowdy; Valdosta, GA.
Kevin Matthews; East Bend, NC. 100+ bushel soybean grower.
Matt Miles; McGhee, AR. 100+ bushel soybean grower. Arkansas Soybean Record of 107.63 in 2013.
Dan Arkels; Peru, IL. 100+ bushel soybean grower. 2012 NCGA Winner, 1st Place Illinois – 277 bu/A. 2013 NCGA Winner, 1st Place Illinois – 319 bu/A. 2014 ISA 100-bu Soybean Challenge Winner. 2015 Commodity Classic “Break Through Yield Barriers” Panelist.
Lee Lubbers; Gregory, SD. Producer of the Year 2014.
Andy Gates; Mohall, ND. Highest Wheat Yield of Field Day 2015.
Colin Chopic; Toledo, WA. Attempting to raise 300 bushel wheat on his farm.
Perry Galloway; Augusta, AR. 100+ Bushel Wheat Grower. Soybean Top Yield Contest Champion.