The National Corn Growers Association on Monday announced the winners of its 2017 National Corn Yield Contest. David Hula of Charles City, Virginia, repeated as yield champion in the no-till/strip-till irrigated category with a world-record-setting yield of 542.27 bushels per acre.
The National Sorghum Producers on Tuesday announced the winners of the 2017 NSP Yield Contest. Producer yields were highlighted in 10 different categories with this year's top yield at 228.07 bushels per acre.
Americans for Farmers & Families highlights that the North American Free Trade Agreement is an economic engine in rural America -- "the very same communities that powered President Trump to victory in 2016."
Farmers could see some tax benefits by giving grain to charities rather than writing a check. But they also need to watch how equipment trade-ins could affect taxes, especially on the state and local level after Congress eliminated like-kind exchanges for personal property.