Rob Schilke and his wife Candace were presented a top yield award in soybean production from DEKALB Asgrow Brand seed in its annual contest. Presenting the award from the company is Pete Uitenbroek, at left. (Courtesy photo)
Imperial farmer honored as one of Asgrow’s soybean contest winners
Imperial farmer Rob Schilke was recently recognized as a top U.S. soybean producer in the 2017 Asgrow® National Soybean Yield Contest.
Schilke achieved a yield of 100.2 bushels per acre with Asgrow AG2733 brand.
He was among 52 farmers from 19 states named winners in the annual yield competition, which is open to all farmers who plant Asgrow brand soybeans.
Schilke along with other winners recently attended the 2018 Commodity Classic Feb. 27 to March 1 in Anaheim, California, where they celebrated their success with an awards banquet and private concert featuring country music star Dustin Lynch.
“We are thrilled to partner with farmers like Rob on achieving record-breaking yield results with Asgrow seed,” said Pete Uitenbroek, DEKALB® Asgrow Brand Lead, who presented a trophy to Schilke at the banquet.
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