A number of farmers in north-central and northwest Kansas placed in the 2015 Soybean Yield and Quality contests.

Category winners received $300 for first place, $200 for second and $100 for third.

Here’s a list of the top placers in the various categories, what county they’re from and the yield in bushels an acre:

• North Central, No-till dry land: 1. Rosebrook Farms, Lincoln, 84.79; Came Farms, Saline, 71.23; 3. Kansas JAG LTD, Saline, 65.94; 4. Adelbert Stewart, Washington, 57.91.

• Northwest, No-till dry land: 1. Ernie Schlatter, Smith, 66.01; 2. Carla Schlatter, Smith, 60.26; 3. Raymond DeBey, Osborne, 57.28; 4. RTC Farms, Graham, 43.29; 5. Clydesdale Farms, Norton, 42.08.

• North Central Conventional till dry land: 1. Curtis Kohman, Salina, 64.48; 2. KDOSCO Inc., Dickinson, 63.3.

• Statewide Irrigated Conventional till: 1. Roger Johnson, Sheridan, 89.49; 2. Mike Wessel, Decatur, 87.46; 3. Nancy Babcock and Ryan Patton, Brown, 86.9; 4. Russell Winsor, Jefferson, 84.19; 5. Gary Shaw, Sheridan, 76.66; 6. Jay Rezac, Pottawatomie, 76.57; 7. Timmons Bros. Farms, Wilson, 74.09; 8. Ja-Sal Farms, Dickinson, 72.1.

• Statewide, Irrigated No-till: 1. Richard Seck, Reno, 96.49; 2. Raymond DeBey, Osborne, 84.97; 3. Phil Hinton, Brown, 84.51; 4. Summit Farms, Brown, 84.32; 5. Roger Mauck, Sheridan, 82.49; 6. Chris Bodenhausen, Atchison, 82.28; 7. Bob Wietharn, Clay, 78.62.

• Top 11 entries in the Kansas Soybean quality contest: 1. Kansas JAG LTD, Saline; 2. Henry Farms, Brown; 3. Roger Johnson, Sheridan; 4. Michael Oltjen, Brown; 5. Travis Miller, Wilson; 6. Raylen Phelon, Osage; 7. Rosebrook Farms, Lincoln; 8. Ryan Stewart, Washington; 9. Roger Mauck, Sheridan; 10 Adelbert Stewart, Washington; 11. Ron Wood, Dickinson.