Pasco grower wins corn yield contest

Michael Haverkamp of Pasco recently won first place in the irrigated division of the 2010 National Corn Growers Association's Corn Yield Contest.

Haverkamp won with Pioneer brand hybrid 33Y74, which yielded 292 bushels per acre. He was honored with one of the 359 state titles won by growers planting Pioneer hybrids.

The contest is an annual competition.