Deadline is Monday, Aug. 1, to enter 2022 spring wheat yield contest

The 2022 National Wheat Yield Contest is offering a bonus prize for high quality wheat. The contest by the National Wheat Foundation recognizes winners in 24 categories. The spring wheat deadline is Monday, Aug. 1.

Green heads of spring wheat are in focus and out of focus.
On-time planting and timely rains have created high potential for solid yields for spring wheat crops in central North Dakota.
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The deadline for spring wheat growers to enter the 2022 National Wheat Yield Contest is Monday, Aug. 1.

New for 2022 in the contest held by the National Wheat Foundation is a recognition of industry-desired quality for wheat. The 24 national categories remain the same as previous years. Grain from the 24 winners will be analyzed for quality and if the targets are all met, the winner will receive an additional $500.

The prize for the 24 winners is a trip to the Commodity Classic in Orlando, Florida, in March 2023 and recognition at a winner’s reception.

Contest details can be found here .

For questions about the contest rules and processes, contact Anne Osborne at or call 701-368-9815.


A recent tour of spring wheat in North Dakota and northwest Minnesota found good potential for high yields in 2022. Read more about it here .

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