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Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner

Gary Leeper (left), general manager of Dairyland Seed, and T.J. Strachota (right), marketing leader, present the Yieldmaster award to Bruce and Shannon Wussow of Garfield at the annual Genotypic Environmental Interaction meeting in Kohler, Wisconsin. (Contributed)

Dairyland Seed recently announced that Bruce and Shannon Wussow and Rodney Wussow of Garfield are the first place Northern Minnesota Corn Yieldmaster winners for the annual Corn and Soybean Yieldmaster Contests.

The Wussows won the designation with a yield of 248.12 bushels per acre with DS-9791RA.

"We are very proud to be a part of helping our Yieldmasters achieve these outstanding yields," said Gary Leeper, general manager of Dairyland Seed. "It is because of growers like these that the future for agriculture is bright as is our ability to continue feeding the growing world population."

Dairyland Seed was founded in 1907 and focuses its business on providing world-class hybrid corn, soybean and alfalfa genetics to American farmers. Now part of Dow AgroSciences, the plant breeding efforts initiated by Dairyland have since expanded and products offered include SmartStax and Refuge Advanced. Dairyland Seed is headquartered in West Bend, Wisconsin.