Yield Contest Awards

Win up to $1,750!*

First place winner in each region wins $1,000. Additional cash awards may be presented by corporate sponsors. Awards will be presented at the Kansas State Fair in September. 

Win an additional $500 for using a wheat variety from one of our sponsors:

  • Any winner that uses a Kansas Wheat Alliance variety will receive an additional $500 award (sponsored by Kansas Wheat Alliance).
  • Any winner that uses a Plains Gold variety will receive an additional $500 award (sponsored by Plains Gold).
  • Any winner that uses an Agripro variety will receive an additional $500 award (sponsored by Syngenta/Agripro).
  • Any winner that uses a Limagrain variety will receive an additional $500 award (sponsored by Limagrain Cereal Seeds).
  • Any winner that uses a WestBred variety will receive an additional $500 award (sponsored by WestBred/Monsanto).

Participants may enter the optional Quality Initiative, by collecting a one-gallon sample of seed at harvest and sending it to the Kansas Wheat Commission. The sample will be graded and analyzed for various quality components. The sample with the highest overall quality, mill and bake scores will receive $250.

*Tentative award amounts. Amounts may change at the discretion of the sponsors.