Mesa farmer wins award for corn yield

By the Herald staffFebruary 3, 2014 

Kent P. Mackay of Mesa recently won first place for corn yield in the irrigated division of the 2013 National Corn Growers' Association contest.

Mackay yielded 281 bushels per acre with Pioneer brand hybrid P0474AM1 and won one of the 266 state titles won by growers planting Pioneer hybrids. In total, the association issued 433 state titles in this year's contest.

The corn yield contest is an annual U.S. competition among corn growers.

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