Kentucky Corn Winners

Kentucky State Champions, Non-Irrigated
YearGrower/FarmCountyHybridYield, Bu/A
1981Barton BrothersFayette213.17
1982Marion HowardTaylor249.51
1983Ollis PopplewellRussell186.60
1984Steve CarrawayCalloway216.25
1985Fall Creek FarmsWayne224.31
1986David RobinsonUnion212.69
1987Gary and Mike SmithBreckinridge208.32
1988Leon and Steven TerryCarlisle200.05
1989Eddie VoilsRussell216.59
1990Steve CarrawayCalloway246.97
1991James C. BickettMcLean214.74
1992Schwenke BrothersBoone243.72
1993James C. BickettMcLeanPioneer 3163217.88
1994Schwenke BrothersBoone255.47
1995Tom HowardMcLeanPioneer 3163220.18
1996Sexton Brothers and CooleyWayne245.94
1997David WeatherlyFulton239.27
1998David W. HattonBath260.62
1999Bickett FarmsMcLean247.73
2000David PetersonMarion252.27
2001David W. HattonBathPioneer 33R77294.18
2002Peterson Dairy FarmsMarionPioneer 33P67231.51
2003Schwenke BrothersBoonePioneer 31N27296.94
2004Schwenke BrothersBoonePioneer 33M54291.40
2005Martin FarmsMuhlenburgPioneer 33P67251.83
2006Schwenke BrothersBoonePioneer 31N28274.04
2007PPJ Thompson FarmsDaviessDEKALB DKC63-46297.09
2008Joe Nichols / Seven Springs FarmsTriggPioneer 31D61290.30
2009Marcus HuffmanLoganDEKALB DKC63-42295.56
2010Schwenke BrothersBoonePioneer 33D49269.75
2011John L. WilsonGravesPioneer 33D49266.45
2012Paul Bickett / Bickett FarmsMcLeanPioneer P2088HR288.79
2013Greenwell AcresUnionChannel 214-13VT2Pro297.22
2014Jim BickettUnionPioneer P2089AM310.91
2015Ben Furnish/Furnwood FarmsHarrison / BourbonChannel 214-00 DGVT2315.84
2016Homestead Family FarmsGreenCroplan 6640280.17
2017Patty Griffith - Griffith FarmsGreenDeKalb DKC62-08 RIB319.95
Kentucky State Champions, White Corn, Non-Irrigated
YearGrower/FarmCountyHybridYield, Bu/A
2003Joseph SpragueUnionPioneer 33T17219.24
2004Sprague Brothers FarmUnionPioneer 32T78222.54
2005Running T FarmsUnionPioneer 32T78210.85
2006Cundiff FarmsTriggPioneer 33V62252.74
2007Horn Family Grain Farms / Tim HornDaviessPioneer 33V62252.29
2008Running "T" FarmsUnionPioneer 32B10251.47
2009Cundiff FarmsTriggPioneer 32B10268.94
2010PPJ Thompson FarmsDaviessPioneer 33F12248.88
2011Chris KummerSimpsonPioneer 32B11237.77
2012Byron Heppler / Heppler FarmsMcLeanPioneer 32B11245.67
2013Waller BrothersUnionPioneer P1431W294.23
2014Waller BrothersUnionPioneer P1431W306.11
2015Waller BrothersUnionPioneer P1431W259.72
2016PPJ Thompson FarmsDaviessPioneer P1477W176.78
2017Brey FarmsDaviessPioneer P1618W274.26
 Kentucky State Champions, Irrigated Corn
YearGrower/FarmCountyHybridYield, bu/A
2001Steve HuntChristianPioneer 33J57237.62
2002John GriffithGravesGreat Lakes 6631BT238.09
2003Steve HuntChristianPioneer 32W86266.27
2004Steve HuntChristianPioneer 32W86259.35
2005Steve HuntChristianPioneer 32W86222.25
2006Steve HuntChristianPioneer 33P67264.44
2007John Griffith / Griffith FarmsGravesGreat Lakes 6321G3262.07
2008Armistead FarmsLoganDEKALB DKC66-23305.91
2009Joel ArmisteadLoganDEKALB DKC63-14284.50
2010John GriffithGravesDEKALB DKC66-96249.88
2011Joel ArmisteadLoganDEKALB DKC64-69264.11
2012Walnut Grove FarmsLoganP2088HR312.53
2013Schwenke Brothers FarmBoonePioneer P2088AM365.11
2014Walnut Grove Farms - Don HalcombLoganPioneer P2089AM347.47
2015Walnut Grove FarmsLoganPioneer P2089AM304.01
2016Phillip Meredith, Meredith FarmsHendersonAgriGold 6499 STXRIB278.32
2017Knott FarmsDaviessAgriGold 6711 VT2PRO322.61

Kentucky Soybean Winners

YearProducer/FarmCountyYield, bu/A
2007Philip BairdUnion94.01
2008Waller BrothersUnion88.02
2009Peterson FarmsMarion90.32
2010Todd WebbWarren97.41
2011Donnie GreenwellUnion85.26
2012SB & J Fischer FarmsDaviess91.83
2013PPJ Thompson FarmsDaviess87.98
2014White FarmsUnion98.26
2015Meredith FarmsHenderson98.34
2016Meredith FarmsHenderson92.74
2017Mredith FarmsHenderson107.76

Kentucky Wheat State Champions, Highest Overall Yield

YearProducer/FarmCountyYield, Bu/ATillage Class*
1987Johnny DawsonLogan89.10
1988Kamuf BrothersDaviess122.05
1989Johnny DawsonLogan104.32
1990J.C. Ellis, IIIDaviess100.50
1991Triple Oaks FarmWarren83.10
1992Larry ThompsonLogan100.64
1993Miller BrothersTodd108.39
1994Don HalcombLogan119.58
1995Jonathan AyerMcLean102.14
1996Whitlock FarmsLogan99.81
1997James RobertsonTodd110.89tillage
1998Cundiff FarmsTrigg81.85tillage
1999Joe Neal BallanceWarren116.40tillage
2000David HattonBath120.94no-tillage
2001Keith AyerMcLean121.27tillage
2002Gene & William BoswellHancock105.93no-tillage
2003Bruce BensonWebster109.53tillage
2004Burton FarmsWayne102.02no-tillage
2005Ronald & T.A. StokesChristian123.71tillage
2006Pat ClementsWashington108.36no-tillage
2007Sterett & Paul MilesHopkins98.90tillage
2008Elkin FarmsWarren130.61no-tillage
2009Peterson FarmsNelson104.53no-tillage
2010Peterson FarmsNelson104.19no-tillage
2011Double P FarmsTodd112.07tillage
2012Clark FarmsGraves115.41tillage
2013Jeff CokeDaviess121.80tillage
2014Jeff CokeDaviess120.26tillage
2015Keith HendricksonDaviess134.27tillage
2016Kyle BuggGraves123.01tillage
2017J. 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 Yields
YearTillage Yield, bu/ANo-Tillage Yield, bu/A
1997110.8996.94
199881.8580.96
1999116.40109.90
2000117.51120.94
2001121.2798.01
200292.26105.93
2003109.53105.89
200498.54102.02
2005123.71112.04
2006108.36119.71
200798.991.23
2008124.56130.61
200997.11104.53
2010100.92104.13
2011112.07107.53
2012115.41108.51
2013121.80119.59
2014120.26115.98
2015134.27127.55
2016123.01115.94
2017117.83126.46

Top Yields for No-Tillage Wheat Winners

YearProducer/FarmCountyYield, Bu/A
1997   
1998   
1999   
2000David HattonBath120.94
2001   
2002Gene & William BoswellHancock105.93
2003Philip McCounShelby105.89
2004Burton FarmsWayne102.02
2005Ronald and T.A. StokesTodd112.04
2006Pat ClementsWashington119.71
2007Philip McCounShelby91.23
2008Elkin FarmsWarren130.61
2009Peterson FarmsNelson104.53
2010Peterson FarmsNelson104.19
2011Duncan GillumTodd107.53
2012Blake EdwardsGreen108.51
2013Duncan GillumTodd119.59
2014Duncan GillumTodd115.98
2015Peterson FarmsBoyle127.55
2016Fresh Start FarmsLaRue115.94
2017J. Stephen Emmick and SonsHancock126.46