Kentucky Corn Winners

Kentucky State Champions, Non-Irrigated
YearGrower/FarmCountyHybridYield, Bu/A1981Barton BrothersFayette213.171982Marion HowardTaylor249.511983Ollis PopplewellRussell186.601984Steve CarrawayCalloway216.251985Fall Creek FarmsWayne224.311986David RobinsonUnion212.691987Gary and Mike SmithBreckinridge208.321988Leon and Steven TerryCarlisle200.051989Eddie VoilsRussell216.591990Steve CarrawayCalloway246.971991James C. BickettMcLean214.741992Schwenke BrothersBoone243.721993James C. BickettMcLeanPioneer 3163217.881994Schwenke BrothersBoone255.471995Tom HowardMcLeanPioneer 3163220.181996Sexton Brothers and CooleyWayne245.941997David WeatherlyFulton239.271998David W. HattonBath260.621999Bickett FarmsMcLean247.732000David PetersonMarion252.272001David W. HattonBathPioneer 33R77294.182002Peterson Dairy FarmsMarionPioneer 33P67231.512003Schwenke BrothersBoonePioneer 31N27296.942004Schwenke BrothersBoonePioneer 33M54291.402005Martin FarmsMuhlenburgPioneer 33P67251.832006Schwenke BrothersBoonePioneer 31N28274.042007PPJ Thompson FarmsDaviessDEKALB DKC63-46297.092008Joe Nichols / Seven Springs FarmsTriggPioneer 31D61290.302009Marcus HuffmanLoganDEKALB DKC63-42295.562010Schwenke BrothersBoonePioneer 33D49269.752011John L. WilsonGravesPioneer 33D49266.452012Paul Bickett / Bickett FarmsMcLeanPioneer P2088HR288.792013Greenwell AcresUnionChannel 214-13VT2Pro297.222014Jim BickettUnionPioneer P2089AM310.912015Ben Furnish/Furnwood FarmsHarrison / BourbonChannel 214-00 DGVT2315.842016Homestead Family FarmsGreenCroplan 6640280.172017Patty Griffith - Griffith FarmsGreenDeKalb DKC62-08 RIB319.95
Kentucky State Champions, White Corn, Non-Irrigated
YearGrower/FarmCountyHybridYield, Bu/A2003Joseph SpragueUnionPioneer 33T17219.242004Sprague Brothers FarmUnionPioneer 32T78222.542005Running T FarmsUnionPioneer 32T78210.852006Cundiff FarmsTriggPioneer 33V62252.742007Horn Family Grain Farms / Tim HornDaviessPioneer 33V62252.292008Running "T" FarmsUnionPioneer 32B10251.472009Cundiff FarmsTriggPioneer 32B10268.942010PPJ Thompson FarmsDaviessPioneer 33F12248.882011Chris KummerSimpsonPioneer 32B11237.772012Byron Heppler / Heppler FarmsMcLeanPioneer 32B11245.672013Waller BrothersUnionPioneer P1431W294.232014Waller BrothersUnionPioneer P1431W306.112015Waller BrothersUnionPioneer P1431W259.722016PPJ Thompson FarmsDaviessPioneer P1477W176.782017Brey FarmsDaviessPioneer P1618W274.26
 Kentucky State Champions, Irrigated Corn
YearGrower/FarmCountyHybridYield, bu/A2001Steve HuntChristianPioneer 33J57237.622002John GriffithGravesGreat Lakes 6631BT238.092003Steve HuntChristianPioneer 32W86266.272004Steve HuntChristianPioneer 32W86259.352005Steve HuntChristianPioneer 32W86222.252006Steve HuntChristianPioneer 33P67264.442007John Griffith / Griffith FarmsGravesGreat Lakes 6321G3262.072008Armistead FarmsLoganDEKALB DKC66-23305.912009Joel ArmisteadLoganDEKALB DKC63-14284.502010John GriffithGravesDEKALB DKC66-96249.882011Joel ArmisteadLoganDEKALB DKC64-69264.112012Walnut Grove FarmsLoganP2088HR312.532013Schwenke Brothers FarmBoonePioneer P2088AM365.112014Walnut Grove Farms - Don HalcombLoganPioneer P2089AM347.472015Walnut Grove FarmsLoganPioneer P2089AM304.012016Phillip Meredith, Meredith FarmsHendersonAgriGold 6499 STXRIB278.322017Knott FarmsDaviessAgriGold 6711 VT2PRO322.61

Kentucky Soybean Winners

YearProducer/FarmCountyYield, bu/A2007Philip BairdUnion94.012008Waller BrothersUnion88.022009Peterson FarmsMarion90.322010Todd WebbWarren97.412011Donnie GreenwellUnion85.262012SB & J Fischer FarmsDaviess91.832013PPJ Thompson FarmsDaviess87.982014White FarmsUnion98.262015Meredith FarmsHenderson98.342016Meredith FarmsHenderson92.742017Mredith FarmsHenderson107.76

Kentucky Wheat State Champions, Highest Overall Yield

YearProducer/FarmCountyYield, Bu/ATillage Class*1987Johnny DawsonLogan89.101988Kamuf BrothersDaviess122.051989Johnny DawsonLogan104.321990J.C. Ellis, IIIDaviess100.501991Triple Oaks FarmWarren83.101992Larry ThompsonLogan100.641993Miller BrothersTodd108.391994Don HalcombLogan119.581995Jonathan AyerMcLean102.141996Whitlock FarmsLogan99.811997James RobertsonTodd110.89tillage1998Cundiff FarmsTrigg81.85tillage1999Joe Neal BallanceWarren116.40tillage2000David HattonBath120.94no-tillage2001Keith AyerMcLean121.27tillage2002Gene & William BoswellHancock105.93no-tillage2003Bruce BensonWebster109.53tillage2004Burton FarmsWayne102.02no-tillage2005Ronald & T.A. StokesChristian123.71tillage2006Pat ClementsWashington108.36no-tillage2007Sterett & Paul MilesHopkins98.90tillage2008Elkin FarmsWarren130.61no-tillage2009Peterson FarmsNelson104.53no-tillage2010Peterson FarmsNelson104.19no-tillage2011Double P FarmsTodd112.07tillage2012Clark FarmsGraves115.41tillage2013Jeff CokeDaviess121.80tillage2014Jeff CokeDaviess120.26tillage2015Keith HendricksonDaviess134.27tillage2016Kyle BuggGraves123.01tillage2017J. Stephen Emmick & SonsHancock126.46no-tillage

*Tillage Classes (Divisions) did not occur until 1997. Division I is Tillage. Division II is No-Tillage.

 Top Yields for Tillage and No-Tillage Wheat

Top YieldsYearTillage Yield, bu/ANo-Tillage Yield, bu/A1997110.8996.94199881.8580.961999116.40109.902000117.51120.942001121.2798.01200292.26105.932003109.53105.89200498.54102.022005123.71112.042006108.36119.71200798.991.232008124.56130.61200997.11104.532010100.92104.132011112.07107.532012115.41108.512013121.80119.592014120.26115.982015134.27127.552016123.01115.942017117.83126.46

Top Yields for No-Tillage Wheat Winners

YearProducer/FarmCountyYield, Bu/A1997   1998   1999   2000David HattonBath120.942001   2002Gene & William BoswellHancock105.932003Philip McCounShelby105.892004Burton FarmsWayne102.022005Ronald and T.A. StokesTodd112.042006Pat ClementsWashington119.712007Philip McCounShelby91.232008Elkin FarmsWarren130.612009Peterson FarmsNelson104.532010Peterson FarmsNelson104.192011Duncan GillumTodd107.532012Blake EdwardsGreen108.512013Duncan GillumTodd119.592014Duncan GillumTodd115.982015Peterson FarmsBoyle127.552016Fresh Start FarmsLaRue115.942017J. Stephen Emmick and SonsHancock126.46