In an epic battle against mother nature, five farmers also compete in the National Corn Growers Association for top yield in corn production. Join them on a journey through the 2017 growing season as they each strive to be the best farmer in the world.
100 Percent Gnats
David Hula and Randy Dowdy go head to head in an epic race for the highest yield. Their new yield goal is 600 bushels per acre.
Matt Swanson is struggling to get his planter ready for the field. He also takes a trip to Luepkes farms in search for yield secrets. Dan is prepping for planting and starts putting some corn in the ground.
Kernel of Truth
Randy Dowdy is managing his corn crop and asking for less rain. He has a special surprise in store for David Hula this year. Kevin Kalb is having a great start to the season, but still deals with challenges on the farm.
Never Forget Your Roots
David Hula, Randy Dowdy, Kevin Kalb, Dan Luepkes and Matt Swanson finish up planting and the drama heats up as Randy throws down a challenge.
David Hula and Kevin Kalb both deal with challenges this year, but one issue that they can control is sprayer blight.
Randy Dowdy started with a drought but now the rain is giving him a new challenge. Dan Luepkes is held up by rain but gets right back in the fields. Everywhere you look, the rain is running the show.
Casualties of Corn
David Hula and Matt Swanson are dealing with serious challenges this year. The corn is dying from not enough water and the wind is snapping the corn in half. Mother nature is not in a good mood this year.
Walking the Field
Randy Dowdy is faced with one challenge after another this year. Mother nature seems to have it out for him as she dumps rain on south Georgia. Kevin Kalb checks his corn and prepares final touches to his contest fields.
Get Your Tractor On
Hula, Luepkes and Swanson make their final passes on their Corn and pray that everything holds together for the last month of the growing season.
Corn to Secrecy
The warriors are out for blood this year as the trash talk heats up.
Reap What you Grow
David Hula and Randy Dowdy finish the year out with disappointing results. It seems like nothing is going well for either contestant. Who will secure the title of Corn King this year?