VGPA wheat yield contest entry forms now available

by | Jun 14, 2019

RICHMOND, Va. — Entry forms for Virginia Grain Producers Associaton’s 2019 Barley, Hard Wheat & Wheat Yield Contests are now available.
VGPA said yield contests, such as this, are an important element in its mission to highlight and communicate the accomplishments of Virginia agriculture to industry partners and the general public. With the help of Virginia Cooperative Extension and various seed companies, the association said it is able to both reward and promote the achievements of Virginia’s most productive grain producers. 
Printable entry forms and contest details are available at the association’s website, www.virginiagrains.com.
Entry forms for each crop contest must be postmarked by July 12th to be considered for judging. 
Wheat
Awards and cash will be presented to first, second, third and fourth place winners. More than one entry can be submitted from a farm operation as long as the entries are materially different in production practices and entered by different people. The prize money is provided by the seed companies. 1st Prize: $700; 2nd Prize: $500; 3rd Prize: $300; 4th Prize: $200. 
Barley
Awards and cash will be presented to first, second, and third place winners. More than one entry can be submitted from a farm operation as long as the entries are materially different in production practices and entered by different people. 1st Prize: $700; 2nd Prize: $500; 3rd Prize: $300.
Hard Wheat
Awards and cash will be presented to first, second, third and fourth place winners. More than one entry can be submitted from a farm operation as long as the entries are materially different in production practices and entered by different people. The prize money is provided by Mennel Milling Company. 1st Prize: $700; 2nd Prize: $500; 3rd Prize: $300; 4th Prize: $200.

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