RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- High-end harvests do not happen overnight – dryland growers know this best. To celebrate season-long success, the elite FiberMax® Maximizer Club™ recently honored 104 members, including 75 new growers. To qualify, growers produced half-ton and higher yields with FiberMax varieties on dryland acres in 2017.
The Maximizer Club recognizes growers who take on the challenge of dryland production. Delivering high yields in this environment demands a special artistry.
"Growers combine their skill with high-quality FiberMax varieties to achieve exceptional yields," says Kerry Grossweiler, Southern campaign manager for FiberMax cotton. "It's a challenge to deliver quality and yield on any land, especially dryland. This club exists to honor growers' hard work and commitment despite farming in tough conditions."
Charles and Janet Braden of Garden City, Texas recorded the highest yield among the 2017 FiberMax Club qualifiers with 1,795 pounds per acre.
Tate and Jennifer Greer and Bart and Shawnda Greer of Abernathy, Texas, came in with the highest loan value, garnering $0.5484.
Rann and Kerri Williams of Altus, Oklahoma, qualified the most acres for the club. They harvested at least a half-ton of dryland cotton yields averaging 624.44 acres.
Farwell, Texas, Grower Wins Polaris Ranger Darren and Lorre Haseloff of Farwell, Texas, won the sweepstakes drawing for a Polaris Ranger XP 1000 EPS.
For more information on how FiberMax cotton seed offers the right variety for the right field, contact your regional agronomist, talk to your local FiberMax representative, visit www.FiberMax.com, or call 1-866-99-BAYER (1-866-992-2937).
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