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Registration Opens for the 2023 Golden Harvest Go for the Gold Challenge

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., USA, May 11, 2023 ― Registration for the 2023 Golden Harvest Go for the Gold Challenge is open now through June 30, 2023. The contest recognizes farmers who achieve top yields with eligible Golden Harvest® soybeans during the 2023 growing season. The winning farmers will be awarded a trip to the 2024 Commodity Classic in Houston, Texas.

“We’re thrilled to host the second annual Go for the Gold Challenge,” said Ryan Dunsbergen, Golden Harvest soybean product manager. “Last year, we had the honor of recognizing 14 soybean farmers who achieved top yields with Golden Harvest soybeans; and this year, we’re excited to see how farmers continue to push yields by pairing elite Golden Harvest soybean genetics with innovative agronomic management practices.”

Soybean farmers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin who plant eligible Golden Harvest Gold Series soybean varieties in a 5-acre continuous block are encouraged to enter. The top-yielding farmer from each participating state will be awarded a trip for two to the 2024 Commodity Classic in Houston, Texas, including airfare, hotel accommodations and event registrations. Winners will be announced in December after entrants have submitted their yield results.

“At Golden Harvest, innovation is driven by farmer success,” said Dunsbergen. “With the Go for the Gold Challenge, we have the opportunity to recognize farmers who push the envelope with Golden Harvest products and strengthen the relationship with these farmers to help them succeed year after year.”

To register for the 2023 Go for the Gold Challenge, reach out to your local sales representative or Seed Advisor, or visit

Golden Harvest Seeds was created in 1973 through a business alliance of six local, family-owned seed companies. These family companies pioneered many industry-changing technologies, including early participation in the development of hybrid seed corn, the first to use a combine for soybeans, and the first to offer a trait stack with European corn borer (Bt) control and herbicide tolerance. Innovations such as these all began with a desire to help local farmers reap the benefits of broadening their horizons.

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About Golden Harvest

Golden Harvest Seeds has been working with and listening to farmers with intention since 1973, offering in-depth seeds expertise combined with the local agronomic know-how of an independent Golden Harvest Seed Advisor to help identify custom solutions for every corn and soybean acre. Today, each Golden Harvest® hybrid or variety is bred with the individual needs of hardworking farmers in mind. Golden Harvest corn hybrids feature elite genetics with proven performance and the most complete above- and below-ground insect control solutions with the Duracade® and Viptera® trait stacks. Golden Harvest soybean varieties include the industry’s broadest trait choice and exclusive genetics, which set a new standard for performance and yield potential.

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