MIDDAY-MidwestDigest-12-20-16

Max Armstrong shares his insight on Randy Dowdy, who recorded a yield of 521 bushels in the NCGA contest.

Max is in Kansas City, Missouri, today.

Another cold morning this last full day of fall. Soon, the days will start getting longer little by little.

There were nearly 8,000 entries in the National Corn Growers Association Corn Yield Contest. The highest yield was 521.3968 bushels, grown by Randy Dowdy near the Georgia/Florida state line. Dowdy didn't grow up in agriculture. He's the son of a minister.

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