January 06, 2014 13:26 ET
WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Jan. 6, 2014) - Once again, DEKALB® growers entered some record yields in the 2013 DEKALB Seed for Yourself Yield Challenge contest.
The 2013 challenge winners, and the DEKALB corn or soybean product they grew, are:
The Seed for Yourself Yield Challenge was open to growers of both DEKALB brand corn and soybeans, with one corn winner and one soybean winner from each of the ten DEKALB territories. Winners had the highest corn or soybean yields in their territory.
Ten growers will receive a prize of $3000 towards their seed purchases for 2014 and another ten will receive an all-inclusive trip for two to Costa Rica.
"Year after year, DEKALB customers are doing well with our products. We are proud to be able to provide farmers with consistently high-yielding, convenient to grow seed," said Denise Hockaday, DEKALB marketing manager. "Congratulations to all of the growers who entered the contest and chose to grow DEKALB brand seeds."
To learn more about these DEKALB products, visit www.DEKALB.ca.
Headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Monsanto Canada Inc. is part of the larger global Monsanto family. Monsanto Company is an agricultural company and a leading global provider of technology-based solutions and agricultural products that improve farm productivity and food quality. Monsanto remains focused on enabling both small-holder and large-scale farmers to produce more from their land while conserving more of our world's natural resources such as water and energy. Learn more about our business and our commitments at www.monsanto.ca.
Denise HockadayDEKALB Marketing ManagerDenise.firstname.lastname@example.org(519) 780-6610Trish JordanPublic Affairs Directortrish.email@example.com(204) 985-1005
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