Hybrids are listed alphabetically by company, grouped into three relative maturity (RM) zones:

  • Early season (75-104 days)
  • Mid-season (105-112 days)
  • Full season (113-120 days)

Most herbicide and insect traits are abbreviated. They are: Clearfield (CL), Liberty Link (LL), Roundup Ready (RR), Yieldgard Corn Borer (YGCB), Yieldgard Rootworm (YGRW).

EARLY SEASON AGRIGOLD A6205Bt - 96-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid, excellent yield performance even during stress.

  • Plant at medium to high populations on all soil types.

  • Outstanding emergence, early season vigor.

  • Very good stalk, root strength.

A6235Bt - 98-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid, consistently high yields when planted at higher populations.

  • Excellent yield-to-moisture ratios with very fast drydown.

  • Very good late-season stalk, root strength.

  • Excellent for no-till or continuous corn rotations.

A6333LL - 104-Day RM
  • Exceptional-yielding LL hybrid on all soil types.

  • Very good late-season stalk, root strength.

  • Outstanding performance from IA to PA.

  • Plant at moderate to higher populations.

A6348Bt - 104-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid, consistent performance when planted at higher populations.

  • Excellent emergence, early plant vigor.

  • Outstanding stalk, root strength.

  • Very good choice for continuous corn rotations.

CROPLAN GENETICS 286RR/CRW - 89-Day RM
  • RR/YGRW hybrid.

  • Exceptional seedling vigor, early season growth.

  • Strong heat, drought tolerance.

  • Loose husk for rapid drydown.

354Bt - 95-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid with fixed ears, responsive to high populations.

  • Excellent stalks, grain quality, test weight.

  • Strong plant health, drought tolerance.

  • High yielding for this maturity.

364CRW - 96-Day RM
  • High-yielding YGRW hybrid.

  • Flex-ear plant, adapts to lower populations.

  • Exceptional roots.

CROWS 6939 RB - 93-Day RM
  • RR/YGCB hybrid with good grain quality.

  • High yield potential.

  • Excellent stress tolerance across environments.

  • Very consistent ear development.

2105 B - 100-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid with high yield.

  • Excellent staygreen; superb stalk, root strength; fast drydown.

  • Very good gray leaf spot tolerance.

  • Enhances performance with high plant populations.

2148 B - 102-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid, excels in high-yield environments.

  • Very strong stalk, root ratings.

  • Excellent fall appearance, plant integrity.

  • Widely adapted across Corn Belt.

7135 RB - 102-Day RM
  • RR/YGCB hybrid with good stress tolerance.

  • Very versatile across soil types.

  • High ratings for gray leaf spot tolerance.

  • High yield potential for its maturity.

DAIRYLAND Stealth-1692 - 92-Day RM
  • Conventional, high-yielding hybrid.

  • Excellent early vigor, fast drydown.

  • Strong performance, particularly in West.

  • Outyields Pioneer P3893 by more than 10 bu./acre although ½ point drier in Dairyland trials.

Stealth-4194 - 94-Day RM
  • YGRW version of 5194.

  • Medium-tall plant height.

  • Corn rootworm protection, outstanding yield.

  • Good early vigor, ear flex, staygreen.

Stealth-5497 - 97-Day RM
  • YGCB version of Stealth-1497.

  • Outyielded Pioneer P36N70 by 5 bu./acre in Dairyland trials.

  • Superior root strength.

  • 5-bu. yield advantage over Syngenta's N32L9Bt, with better stalks, in Dairyland trials.

Stealth-5104 - 102-Day RM
  • Top-yielding YGCB hybrid, strong stalks and roots.

  • Excellent staygreen, grain quality.

  • Entered as DST-10424Bt on farm trials in 2002.

  • Excellent performance in West.

DEKALB DKC46-24 - 96-Day RM
  • RR2/YGRW hybrid with exceptional yield potential.

  • Excellent seedling growth, root strength.

  • Good emergence, drydown, test weight.

  • Adapted to all soil types.

FIELDER'S CHOICE 9481S - 86-Day RM
  • YGCB/RR hybrid with very good yield potential.

  • Early flowering.

  • Outstanding drydown.

  • Excellent stalk strength.

7527 - 99-Day RM
  • Conventional hybrid, plant on productive soils at high populations.

  • Suited for early planting, reduced tillage.

  • Exceptional yield potential.

  • Excellent stalk, root strength for easy harvest.

7547WR - 99-Day RM
  • YGRW/RR hybrid with outstanding disease package.

  • Great for early planting.

  • Emerges quickly.

  • Excellent adaptability to reduced tillage.

7656W - 104-Day RM
  • YGRW hybrid with excellent yield potential.

  • Strong root system.

  • Outstanding eye appeal, late-season intactness.

  • Dries quickly following blacklayer.

GARST 8872 YG2 RR - 92-Day RM
  • RR/YGRW hybrid.

  • Widely adapted with top yields.

  • Best performance with medium-high to high plant populations.

  • Good plant health and early vigor.

8822 YG2 - 95-Day RM
  • YGRW hybrid.

  • Excellent yields, solid agronomics.

  • Outstanding performance north and south of adapted zone.

  • Consistent performance across broad range of environments.

8880 YG1 - 96-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid with excellent yield, superb root strength, solid agronomics.

  • Widely adapted across broad range of environments.

  • Outstanding performance north and south of adapted zone.

  • Good grain quality.

8787 YG1 - 102-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid with consistent yields, solid agronomics.

  • Early flowering, early grain fill, heavy test weight.

  • Good performance north of adapted zone.

  • Optimum performance with higher plant populations.

GOLDEN HARVEST H-6907RR - 95-Day RM
  • RR hybrid.

  • Very good drought tolerance.

  • Well adapted to nearly all soil types.

H-7007Bt - 96-Day RM
  • Reliable YGCB hybrid with drought tolerance.

  • Widely adapted yield leader.

  • Sound stalk, root strength.

H-7471Bt/RR - 99-Day RM
  • YGCB/RR hybrid with consistent ear development.

  • Reliable performer under most conditions.

  • Well adapted to wet soils, high pH, including those with excess lime.

H-7470Bt - 99-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid.

  • Emerges early with solid stands; dense canopy.

  • Very well adapted to high pH soils, including those with excess lime.

GREAT LAKES 4297BtRR - 92-Day RM
  • RR/YGCB hybrid with excellent yield performance.

  • Tall plant with good standability.

  • Very good test weight.

  • Was XP22297BtRR last year.

4521RR - 95-Day RM
  • RR hybrid with high yield, high test weight.
  • Great standability, fast drydown.

  • Very good tolerance to heat, drought stress.

  • Was XP22221RR last year.

4888RR - 98-Day RM
  • High-yielding, Roundup Ready version of 4788.

  • Excellent stress tolerance, does well in any environment.

  • Excellent stalk, root strength.

  • Very good grain quality, test weight.

5088Bt - 100-Day RM
  • High-yielding YGCB version of 4788.

  • Excellent stress tolerance, does well in any environment.

  • Excellent stalk, root strength.

  • Very good grain quality, test weight.

KRUGER K-9491 RR/YGCB - 89- to 91-Day RM
  • RR/YGCB hybrid with superior stress tolerance.

  • Plant as a mid- to full-season hybrid.

  • Exceptional early growth, excellent for no-till.

K-9203 YGRW - 100- to 103-Day RM
  • YGRW version of K-9203.

  • Excellent stress tolerance.

  • Good standability; performs on wide variety of soils, environments.

K-9404 YGCB - 101- to 103-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid with high test weight.

  • Excellent grain quality, population-responsive.

  • Use in northeastern IA, Central and eastern MN and WI.

K-9306 YGCB - 103- to 105-Day RM
  • Top-performing YGCB hybrid.

  • Use mid- to full-season and following soybeans.

  • Don't use in fields with history of gray leaf spot.

LG SEEDS LG2402Bt - 91-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid with strong stalks, wide leaves.

  • Great stress tolerance.

  • Wide adaptability across soil types, tillage systems.

  • Excellent yield, rapid drydown.

LG2454 - 97-Day RM
  • Conventional hybrid with superior agronomics.

  • East-West adaptation.

  • Consistent performance across soil types, tillage systems.

LG2503RR - 101-Day RM
  • RR hybrid with high yield potential across all environments.

  • Consistently well-developed, girthy ears of average length.

LG2518 - 102-Day RM
  • Conventional hybrid with excellent yield potential.

  • Superb staygreen, fall intactness.

  • Usable as a full-season hybrid in short-season areas.

MYCOGEN 2K350 - 93-Day RM
  • Tall, showy YGCB hybrid.

  • Excellent stalks and roots, fall staygreen, ear retention.

  • Excellent yield stability, very competitive yields.

  • Strong choice for irrigated and dryland acres.

2R426 - 96-Day RM
  • Medium-tall YG hybrid.

  • Outstanding yield, root strength, drought-stress tolerance.

  • Performance leader in its maturity.

2M527 - 102-Day RM
  • High-yielding conventional hybrid.

  • Excellent stalk strength, staygreen, ear retention.

  • Wide East-West adaptation across 100- to 105-day growing environments.

  • Also available as Roundup Ready 2M532.

2K541 - 103-Day RM
  • Medium-tall YGCB/RR hybrid.

  • Consistent high yields, outstanding drought-stress tolerance.

  • Very good early vigor, standability, plant health.

NC+ 1593R - 96-Day RM
  • RR version of 1592 with excellent yield potential.

  • Strong roots for good standability.

  • Very large uniform ears.

  • Plant at medium-to-high plant populations for your area.

PFISTER 1499Bt - 96-Day RM
  • Medium-size YGCB hybrid with outstanding yield.

  • Great stress tolerance, ear flex.

  • Strong stalks, roots; fast drydown.

  • Highly extractable starch.

1680Bt - 99-Day RM
  • Bt version of Pfister 1680.

  • Huge kernels on white cob.

  • Widely adapted, with large flex ear.

  • Excellent for northern Corn Belt.

PIONEER 39K41 - 88-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid with good staygreen, drought tolerance.

  • Very good resistance to head smut, northern leaf blight.

  • Above-average resistance to Goss's wilt.

  • Average test weight, early growth; below-average root strength.

38G60 - 90-Day RM
  • Conventional hybrid.

  • Strong head-smut resistance, good resistance to eyespot, common rust, plus moderate resistance to anthracnose, northern leaf blight.

  • Exceptional yield potential, very fast grain drydown.

  • Above-average staygreen, drought tolerance.

38P04 - 95-Day RM
  • LL/Herculex I hybrid with outstanding yield potential, solid agronomics.

  • Above-average, mid-season brittle stalk resistance. Strong drought tolerance.

  • Good resistance to northern leaf blight, excellent resistance to head smut.

38H67 - 98-Day RM
  • Conventional hybrid with above-average root, stalk strength. Good early growth.

  • Superb yield potential, very good drought tolerance, drydown, impressive resistance to head smut.

  • Above-average resistance to gray leaf spot, anthracnose stalk rot.

  • Strong resistance to northern leaf blight, Goss's Wilt.

SYNGENTA N29-A2 - 92-Day RM
  • Widely adapted YG/LL hybrid with excellent yield potential.

  • Good roots and stalks.

  • Excellent agronomics.

N32-K3 - 94-Day RM
  • Non-Bt LL hybrid.

  • Option for refuge acres.

  • Very good staygreen, late-season intactness, good roots.

N46-J7 - 102-Day RM
  • YG/LL hybrid with quick emergence.

  • Very good stalk roots, fast drydown.

  • Broad adaptability.

N50-P5 - 104-Day RM
  • High-yielding YG/LL hybrid.

  • Moderate resistance to gray leaf spot.

  • Quick emergence, rapid drydown.

WYFFELS W3164 - 103-Day RM
  • YGRW hybrid with excellent placement versatility.

  • Tolerates wet and droughty conditions.

  • Very defensive against greensnap.

  • Dry, high test-weight grain.

W3817 - 105-Day RM
  • YGCB/RR hybrid with stable, high yields of high test-weight grain.

  • Copes well with stress situations.

  • Excellent health, standability.

  • For continuous corn.

MID-SEASON AGRIGOLD A6395LL - 107-Day RM
  • Superior-performing LL hybrid with outstanding late-season plant intactness.

  • Adapted to wide variety of planting populations.

  • Outstanding performance in narrow rows.

  • Excellent stalk, root strength.

A6395CL - 107-Day RM
  • CL hybrid with outstanding late-season plant intactness.

  • Adapted to wide variety of planting populations.

  • Outstanding performance in narrow rows.

  • Excellent stalk, root strength.

A6418 - 107-Day RM
  • Conventional hybrid; very high yields when planted at high populations.

  • Excellent stalk strength, overall plant health.

  • Consistent performance across most soil types.

  • Excellent for no-till, corn-on-corn rotation.

A6395RW - 108-Day RM
  • YGRW hybrid with outstanding late-season plant intactness.

  • Adapted to wide variety of planting populations.

  • Outstanding performance in narrow rows.

  • Excellent stalk, root strength.

ASGROW RX702YG - 110-Day RM
  • YG hybrid with excellent yield, emergence.

  • Good seedling growth.

  • Very good drydown, test weight.

  • Resistance to Stewart's leaf blight.

RX708YGRW - 110-Day RM
  • YGRW hybrid with high yield potential for its maturity.

  • Excellent emergence.

  • Good seedling vigor, standability.

  • Tolerance to southern leaf blight, Stewart's wilt.

RX718YGRW - 110-Day RM
  • YGRW hybrid with high yield potential.

  • Excellent stalks.

  • Very good staygreen, intactness.

  • Excellent test weight.

RX752RR/YG - 112-Day RM
  • RR/YGCB hybrid with excellent emergence, good seedling growth.

  • Adaptable to a wide variety of conditions.

  • Very good drought tolerance.

  • Good drydown, test weight.

CROPLAN GENETICS 601Bt - 108-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid.

  • Exceptional stalks, roots.

  • Great heat and drought tolerance, allowing southward movement.

  • Strong flex ear helps reduce population on continuous, low-fertility corn.

643Bt - 110-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid.

  • Exceptional grain quality, test weight.

  • Excellent staygreen and disease resistance, including gray leaf spot.

  • Superior heat, drought tolerance.

697LL - 112-Day RM
  • LL hybrid with outstanding heat, drought tolerance.

  • Excellent stalks, roots and late-season plant health.

  • Fixed-ear type requires high plant populations.

CROWS 3701 B - 105-Day RM
  • High-yielding YGCB hybrid, prefers high populations.

  • Excellent stalk quality, good plant intactness.

  • Very good gray leaf spot tolerance.
  • Excellent corn after corn.

4911 B - 110-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid, excellent yield on above-average to best soils.

  • Top performance at medium-high populations.

  • Excellent East-West adaptation.

  • Responds well to high management situations.

7806 RB - 110-Day RM
  • RR/YGCB hybrid, excellent yield on above-average to best soils.

  • Top performance at medium-high populations.

  • Excellent East-West adaptation.

  • Responds well to high management situations.

5036 - 112-Day RM
  • Top-yielding, versatile conventional hybrid.

  • Excellent test weight, grain quality.

  • Good ear fill under stress.

  • Upright leaf with semi-flex ear.

DAIRYLAND Stealth-4609 - 108-Day RM
  • YGRW version of Stealth-1609.

  • Superior roots, stalks.

  • Very good gray leaf spot tolerance.

  • Adapts to virtually all soil types, moves south well.

Stealth-4611 - 110-Day RM
  • YGRW version of Stealth-1611.

  • Excellent ear retention.

  • Consistently large, girthy ears.

  • Good staygreen, gray leaf spot tolerance.

Stealth-6611 - 110-Day RM
  • RR version of Stealth-1611 with the NK603 event.

  • Excellent ear retention, tall plant.

  • Outyielded Pioneer 34M95 by 2 bu./acre in Dairyland trials.

Stealth-5611 - 110-Day RM
  • YGCB version of Stealth-1611.

  • Tall plant height.

  • Outyielded Pioneer 34M95 and 34B23 in Dairyland trials.

  • Excellent low-population performance.

DEKALB DKC57-81 - 107-Day RM
  • RR2/YGRW hybrid with excellent emergence, seedling growth.

  • Adaptable to various soil types and tillage systems.

  • Good grain quality.

  • Fast drydown.

FIELDER'S CHOICE 7654 - 107-Day RM
  • Conventional hybrid with strong emergence.

  • Good choice for early planting, reduced tillage.

  • Very good root strength.

  • Excellent late-season intactness.

7728WR - 110-Day RM
  • YGRW/RR hybrid produces large, girthy ears.

  • Medium-tall plant.

  • Excellent late-season plant intactness.

  • Good plant health, standability.

7728W - 110-Day RM
  • YGRW hybrid with very good foliar disease tolerance.

  • Excellent yield potential.

  • Medium-tall plant produces large, girthy ears.

  • Excellent late-season plant intactness, standability.

7728B - 112-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid, outstanding yield potential.

  • Excellent standability.

  • Medium-tall plant with large, consistent, girthy ears.

  • Excellent late-season plant intactness.

GARST 8545 - 109-Day RM
  • Conventional hybrid with top yield potential, especially for highly managed, irrigated acres.

  • Excellent performance as full-season north of zone.

  • Tall plant type, good stalk strength.

  • Above-average tolerance to heat and moisture stress.

8502 YG2 - 110-Day RM
  • Tremendous ear flex with 16- to 20-kernel row ears.

  • Top performance expected when used as medium-full hybrid.

  • Maximize performance on rotational acres at moderate populations.

8450 IT - 111-Day RM
  • CL hybrid, well adapted to high-yield environments.

  • East-West adaptability with good disease protection.

  • Yield stability under heat, moisture stress.

  • Moderate ear flex for plant population flexibility.

8454 YG1 - 112-Day RM
  • Stable, high-yielding YGCB hybrid.

  • East-West adaptation with good foliar disease protection.

  • Moderate ear flex for plant population adaptability.

GOLDEN HARVEST H-8803Bt - 110-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid, good canopy.

  • Stability across yield environments.

  • Consistent ear size with dense, heavy test-weight grain.

H-8895CRW - 110-Day RM
  • YGRW hybrid, excels in high-yield environments.

  • Good drought, heat-stress tolerance, resilient performer under stress.

  • Plant size, canopy helps control weeds.

H-8961Bt/RR - 111-Day RM
  • Solid YGCB/RR hybrid.

  • Wide adaptation across various populations, soil types.

  • Excellent canopy compliments glyphosate weed control.

GREAT LAKES 5722 - 107-Day RM
  • High-performing conventional hybrid for medium and lighter soils.

  • Moderate ear flex, fast drydown, super standability.

  • Great stress tolerance.

  • Was XP22422 last year.

5873 - 108-Day RM
  • Medium-short, high-yielding conventional hybrid.

  • Excellent stalks, roots, plant health.

  • Semi-flex ear with 14-16 rows of deep kernels.

  • Use for no-till or continuous corn on any soil type.

Quad-5BtRR - 108-Day RM
  • RR/YGCB version of Quad-5.

  • Responds well to high populations, late nitrogen.

5961RWRR - 109-Day RM
  • RR/YGRW hybrid.

  • Adapts well to all soil types.

  • Responds best to moderate to high populations, late nitrogen applications.

KRUGER K-9308 RR/YGCB - 106- to 108-Day RM
  • RR/YGCB version of K-9910 YGCB.

  • Plant in high-yield environments.

  • Not suggested for marginal or drought prone soils.

  • Great drydown.

K-9410 YGRW - 107- to 109-Day RM
  • YGRW hybrid.

  • Very high natural tolerance to corn borer.

  • Population responsive; excellent standability.

  • Very good stress tolerance.

K-9412 RR/YGCB - 110- to 112-Day RM
  • RR/YGCB hybrid with good test weight.

  • Gray leaf spot tolerant.

  • Excellent stress tolerance.

  • Resistant to greensnap.

K-9212 RR/YGCB - 111- to 113-Day RM
  • RR/YGCB hybrid with unexcelled ear flex.

  • Plant on well-drained soils.

  • Performance peaks in high-yield environment at 26,500 population.

  • Excellent stalk strength.

LG SEEDS LG2533CL - 105-Day RM
  • Large CL hybrid with good seedling vigor for early planting, reduced tillage.

  • Girthy ears, exceptional yields at low-medium populations.

  • Medium plants with relatively low ear placement.
  • Excellent root, stalk strength.

LG2540RR - 108-Day RM
  • RR hybrid; good seedling vigor for early planting, reduced tillage.

  • Dark green, medium-tall plant.

  • Flex ear adapts well to low and medium planting populations.

LG2569CL - 109-Day RM
  • Medium-sized CL hybrid, fixed ear with deep kernels.

  • Strong gray leaf spot tolerance, superb late-season health.

  • Medium height; consistent large, girthy ears with medium-low ear placement.

LG2540Bt - 110-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid, large flex ears produce deep kernels with fast drydown.

  • Flex ear adapts well to low and medium planting populations.

  • Adaptability across all soil types, tillage systems.

MYCOGEN 2G626 - 105-Day RM
  • Medium-height YGCB hybrid.

  • Outstanding yield potential, stability over wide range of soil types, management practices.

  • Excellent ratings for emergence, stalk strength, staygreen, greensnap.

  • Widely adapted across eastern and central Corn Belt.

2T652 - 107-Day RM
  • Attractive, moderately tall YGCB hybrid.

  • Broad East-West adaptation, performs well moving south into 110-day environments.

  • Strong emergence, very good standability, excellent late-season plant integrity.

  • Well-adapted to marginal and high-fertility environments.

2P682 - 109-Day RM
  • Flex-ear conventional hybrid with wide East-West adaptation.

  • Offers top yield under favorable growing conditions, intensive management.

  • Performs well following soybeans.

2E705 - 111-Day RM
  • Medium-height YG hybrid.

  • Top yield potential under intensive management, performs well following soybeans.

  • Adapts well to moderate plant populations.

  • Strong ability to move south into fuller-season environments.

NC+ 3504D - 106-Day RM
  • YGRW version of 3503, with good seedling vigor.

  • Excellent for no-till and high-residue environments.

  • Excellent yield and drydown, average gray leaf spot tolerance.

  • Blocky uniform ears, well adapted to high plant populations.

4783B - 111-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid with very good emergence, early growth.

  • Slightly shorter than 4771, with top yields, superior plant health.

  • Strong roots, stalks; excellent staygreen; good tolerance to gray leaf spot.

  • Best planted at medium-to-high populations for your area.

4823B - 112-Day RM
  • YGCB version of high-yielding 4822, using genetics from 5169 and 5411.

  • Excellent emergence, early growth.

  • Tremendous ear flex, requires only moderate plant populations.

  • Target on well-drained, high-fertility fields.

4824D - 112-Day RM
  • High-yielding YGRW version of 4822, using genetics from 4771, 5169 and 5411.

  • Excellent emergence, early growth.

  • Improved gray leaf spot tolerance, staygreen and fall health compared to 4880.

  • Tremendous ear flex, requires moderate plant populations.

PFISTER 2656Bt - 109-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid.

  • Good yield potential, drought tolerance.

  • Plant on best soils, poorest soil at reduced population.

2750Bt - 111-Day RM
  • Bt version of Pfister 2750.

  • Large ears with 18-22 rows around.

  • Works great on poor soils at low populations.

2760 - 111-Day RM
  • Conventional hybrid with superb plant health, large ear.

  • Excellent grain quality, test weight.

  • Tall vigorous plant stands strong late in the season.

  • Companion to 2750Bt.

PIONEER 35Y67 - 106-Day RM
  • Stable LL/Herculex I hybrid; excellent yield potential.

  • Performs well in irrigated and dryland environments.

  • Solid agronomics.

  • Very good resistance to black cutworm, outstanding resistance to head smut, moderate resistance to a number of other diseases.

34H32 - 109-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid delivers outstanding resistance to European corn borer and southwestern corn borer.

  • Above-average resistance to fall armyworm, average resistance to corn earworm.

  • Very good stalks with above-average root strength.

  • Good early growth, solid test weight.

34M93 - 110-Day RM
  • Widely adapted LL/Herculex I hybrid.

  • Excellent yield potential; performs well in conventional, reduced tillage systems.

  • Outstanding drought tolerance, good agronomics.

  • Very good resistance to black cutworm, head smut; above-average resistance to gray leaf spot, southern leaf blight.

34N42 - 111-Day RM
  • LL/Herculex I short-stature hybrid with best performance under favorable to ideal growing conditions.

  • Above-average early growth, very good late-season plant health.

  • Strong drought tolerance.

  • Very good resistance to black cutworm; above average resistance to southern leaf blight, fusarium ear rot.

SYNGENTA N70-F1 - 112-Day RM
  • YG/LL hybrid, ideal for high-yield environments.

  • Fast emergence, seedling growth.

  • Flex ear, good stalks and roots.

N70-T9 - 112 Day RM
  • YG/LL/CL hybrid.

  • Good ear flex, strong stalks and roots.

  • Responds well in moderate- to high-yield environments.

WYFFELS W4824 - 105-Day RM
  • YGRW hybrid with reliable yield, placement versatility.

  • Excellent natural European Corn Borer tolerance.

  • Impressive early vigor, late-season health.

  • Excellent corn-on-corn choice.

W5223 - 107-Day RM
  • YGCB anchor hybrid for this maturity.

  • Stable high yields across environments.

  • Good resistance to northern, southern and Stewart's blights.

  • Late-season product, maintains plant integrity to harvest.

W5483 - 109-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid with high yields in its area of adaptability.

  • Semi-flex plant for well-drained acres.

  • Good tolerance to leaf diseases.

  • Great for continuous corn acres.

W7293 - 112-Day RM
  • High-yielding YGCB hybrid.

  • High-quality, high test-weight grain.

  • Excellent gray leaf spot, southern and Stewart's leaf blight, plus anthracnose tolerance.

  • Great option for continuous corn acres.

FULL SEASON AGRIGOLD XA3252W - 113-Day RM
  • White food-grade hybrid with excellent grain quality, high test weight.

  • Outstanding yield, stability in high stress situations.

  • Adapted to wide variety of soil types.

  • Plant at lower to moderate populations.

A6610Bt - 115-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid, excellent yield throughout southern Corn Belt.

  • Outstanding emergence, early season vigor.

  • Consistent yields across all soil types.

  • Adapted to lower plant populations.

A6627 - 115-Day RM
  • Conventional yellow food-grade hybrid with superior performance, late-season plant intactness.

  • Adapted to a wide variety of planting populations.

  • Excellent grain quality, accepted by several food processors.

  • Plant at moderate to higher populations.

A6710Bt - 117-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid with outstanding late-season plant health.

  • Above-average ear flex when planted at lower populations.

  • Above-average yields in high-stress environments.

  • Excellent stalk, root strength.

CROPLAN GENETICS 721CRW/RR - 113-Day RM
  • RR/YGRW hybrid.

  • Exceptional yield, heat tolerance.

  • Medium-tall, low-eared plant produces large flex ear.

  • Aggressive nitrogen drives high-end yield potential.

731CL - 113-Day RM
  • CL hybrid.

  • Exceptional heat, drought tolerance.

  • Adapts to wide range of conditions by adjusting population.

  • Caution on poorly drained soils.

799Bt - 117-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid.

  • Genetics for Deep South and Midsouth.

  • Performs in high-yield environments.

  • Exceptionally fast drydown.

895Bt - 120-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid.

  • Excellent roots, outstanding drought tolerance.

  • Strong heat tolerance.

  • High yield potential in high-yield environments.

CROWS 5321 B - 114-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid, high yields on highly productive soils.

  • Prefers medium to medium-high populations.

  • Especially adapted to eastern Corn Belt.

  • Large, girthy semi-flex ears.

5366 B - 114-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid, outstanding yield potential for western Corn Belt.

  • Good stress tolerance.

  • Flex-type girthy ear.

  • Prefers moderate to medium-high populations on wide variety of soils.

8127 RB - 114-Day RM
  • RR/YGCB hybrid, outstanding yield potential for western Corn Belt.

  • Very good stress tolerance.

  • Flex-type girthy ear.

  • Prefers moderate to medium-high populations on wide variety of soils.

8114 RB - 114-Day RM
  • RR/YGCB hybrid, high yields on highly productive soils.

  • Prefers medium to medium-high populations.

  • Especially adapted to eastern Corn Belt.

  • Large, girthy semi-flex ears.

DAIRYLAND Stealth-6113 - 113-Day RM
  • RR hybrid; very good grain quality, test weight.

  • Excellent staygreen, gray leaf spot tolerance.

  • Superior stalks, roots to other hybrids in this maturity.

  • Outyields Stealth-1013/RR by 8 bu./acre.

Stealth-4515 - 113-Day RM
  • YGRW version of Stealth-1515.

  • Very competitive.

  • Excellent staygreen, gray leaf spot, stress tolerance ratings.

  • Performs very well under stress across various soils.

Stealth-5112 - 114-Day RM
  • YGCB girthy-eared hybrid, excellent yield potential.

  • Medium-short plant height.

  • Very good standability, stress tolerance.

  • Outyielded Pioneer 35Y55 in Dairyland trials.

DEKALB DKC63-81 - 113-Day RM
  • RR2/YGCB hybrid with high yield potential in a variety of conditions.

  • Strong disease package.

  • Good emergence, seedling growth, drydown.

  • Excellent staygreen, test weight, drought tolerance.

DKC69-71 - 119-Day RM
  • “Residue Proven” RR2/YGCB hybrid; performs well in reduced tillage situations.

  • Very good disease package for southern producers.

  • Good grain quality, test weight.

  • Excellent stalks, roots.

FIELDER'S CHOICE 9612B - 113-Day RM
  • Top-yielding YGCB hybrid.

  • Good for early planting, reduced tillage.

  • Very good test weights.

7835 - 114-Day RM
  • Conventional hybrid with strong emergence.

  • High yield potential.

  • Consistent ear size.

  • Excellent grain quality, test weight.

7845 - 115-Day RM
  • Conventional hybrid with excellent yield for maturity.

  • Excellent late-season plant intactness.

  • Very good stress tolerance.

  • Consistent performance across soil types.

GARST 8332 YG1/IT - 114-Day RM
  • YGCB/CL hybrid.

  • Very good emergence, early vigor, ear flex.

  • Best performance at moderate plant populations.

  • Medium-tall with excellent staygreen, late-season plant integrity.

8302 YG2/RR - 115-Day RM
  • RR/YGRW hybrid.

  • Performs best in high-yielding, irrigated environments.

  • Showy hybrid with good emergence, early vigor; good agronomic package.

  • Excellent performance in southern areas.

8292 YG1 - 118-Day RM
  • YGCR hybrid.

  • Excellent yields across diverse environments.

  • Widely adapted East-West.

  • Solid agronomic package, superb test weight grain on proprietary white cob.

8270 RR - 118-Day RM
  • RR hybrid with superb performance in tough environments.

  • Excellent southern adaptation and performance.

  • Outstanding yield stability across soil types.

  • Very good stalk quality.

GOLDEN HARVEST H-9250Bt/RR - 114-Day RM
  • YGCB/RR hybrid, outstanding yield potential.

  • Excels under various plant populations, soil types.

  • Big, robust, excellent canopy.

H-9407 - 115-Day RM
  • Conventional yield leader.

  • Good harvestability through above-average root, stalk strength.

  • Good for refuge acres due to above-average tolerance to European corn borer.

H-9430Bt - 115-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid.

  • Impressive staygreen, gray leaf spot tolerance compliment late-season appearance.

  • Above-average drought and heat tolerance.

  • Yields deep-orange grain with heavy test weight.

H-9485Bt - 115-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid, exceptional yield potential under arid, low-disease environments.

  • Drought, heat tolerance allow for use in light, drought-prone soils.

  • Heavy, bright-yellow grain shells easily.

GREAT LAKES 6234 - 113-Day RM
  • High-yielding conventional hybrid; nearly 2% drier at harvest.

  • Wide range of adaptation; solid stalks, roots.

  • High test weight.

  • Very good natural tolerance to corn borer, leaf diseases.

6259BtCL - 113-Day RM
  • YGCB version of 6259 with CL protection.

  • Very stress tolerance; high test weight, grain quality.

  • Good ear flex - best at moderate populations.

  • Great leaf, stalk health with very good fall staygreen.

6405 - 114-Day RM
  • Conventional hybrid with excellent test weight, grain quality.

  • Strong yield potential at higher populations.

  • Improved standability, test weight over 6344.

  • Good natural tolerance to corn borer and gray leaf spot.

KRUGER K-9414 - 112- to 114-Day RM
  • Conventional hybrid with gray leaf spot tolerance.

  • Excellent drought stress.

  • Natural high tolerance to corn borer.

  • Use in 20% insect refuge with K-9414 YGCB.

K-9414 YGCB - 112- to 114-Day RM
  • YGCB version of K-9414, with gray leaf spot tolerance.

  • Excellent drought stress.

  • Natural high tolerance to corn borer.

  • Use in 20% insect refuge with K-9414.

K-9115 YGCB - 113- to 115-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid with exceptional ear flex.

  • Performance peaks in high yield environment at 26,000 ppa.

  • Plant first on well-drained, non-compacted soils.

  • Excellent ear retention.

LG SEEDS LG2617Bt - 113-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid with good vigor for early planting.

  • Attractive plants with good fall intactness.

  • High yields over many soil types, tillage systems.

LG2613CL - 113-Day RM
  • CL hybrid with fast drydown.

  • Outstanding yields under irrigation.

  • Medium-tall plants with moderately low ear placement.

  • Moderately long, girthy ears that flex well with large, deep kernels.

LG2622 - 114-Day RM
  • High-yielding conventional hybrid.

  • Outstanding late-season appearance.

  • Very good response to stress conditions.

  • Broad adaptation across Corn Belt.

MYCOGEN 2R773 - 113-Day RM
  • YG hybrid, outstanding yield across western Corn Belt in varying plant densities.

  • Great versatility over a wide range of cultural practices.

  • Performs well moving West-South into full-season environments.

2A775 - 114-Day RM
  • CL version of 2A791.

  • Outstanding yield potential, excellent yield stability across wide range of environments, management practices.

  • Girthy, semi-flex ears on medium-tall plants.

2P786 - 114-Day RM
  • LL/Herculex I hybrid.

  • Top yield potential across wide range of environments.

  • Excellent emergence, drought tolerance; superior standability, staygreen.

  • Also available as Roundup Ready 2P786.

2T801 - 114-Day RM
  • YGCB/RR hybrid adapted to western Corn Belt.

  • Outstanding yield potential; very good drought, heat tolerance.

  • Performs well at low to medium-high plant densities, moves south well.

NC+ 5193B - 113-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid with improved root strength over 5172B.

  • Similar to 5172B in yield and staygreen, with improved roots.

  • Works well in stressful conditions, including variable soils, continuous corn, early planting and high-residue fields.

  • Requires medium-to-high plant populations for top yields.

5174D - 113-Day RM
  • YGRW version of 5169, with big yields, durable plant.

  • Excellent gray leaf spot tolerance, stress tolerance under variable soil conditions, early planting, high residue and continuous corn.

  • Excellent test weight, grain quality.

  • Achieves top yields at moderate-to-high populations.

5423B - 114-Day RM
  • YGCB version of high-yielding 5411.

  • Good early growth, outstanding heat tolerance.

  • Semi-flex ear, moderate populations recommended.

  • Exceptional grain quality, starch extractability for wet milling.

  • Excellent for high-quality silage.

5433RB - 114-Day RM
  • RR/YGCB version of 5411 with exceptional yield potential, grain quality.

  • Semi-flex ear, moderate populations recommended.

  • Good early growth, outstanding heat tolerance.

  • Excellent for high-quality silage, superior starch extractability for wet milling.

PFISTER 3356Bt - 115-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid, outstanding yield.

  • Huge flex ear, good health make it widely adapted.

  • Plant at medium to low populations.

PIONEER 33B55 HX1, LL - 113-Day RM
  • Short-stature LL/Herculex I hybrid with outstanding yield potential, very good staygreen.

  • Strong roots, above-average stalk strength, impressive drought tolerance.

  • Very good resistance to black cutworm. Some resistance to gray leaf spot, anthracnose stalk rot. Above-average head smut resistance.

33M54 - 114-Day RM
  • Conventional hybrid, excellent yield potential.

  • Strong resistance to southern leaf blight, head smut; above-average resistance to gray leaf spot, fusarium ear rot, common rust.

  • Very good staygreen, test weight; above-average stalk strength.

  • Dependable drought tolerance.

33P62 HX1, LL - 115-Day RM
  • LL/Herculex I hybrid with dependable staygreen, drydown; moderate stalk, root strength.

  • Intermediate resistance to gray leaf spot, northern leaf blight, fusarium ear rot.

31G66 - 118-Day RM
  • Conventional hybrid, excellent yield potential in all environments.

  • Outstanding drought tolerance, staygreen.

  • Above-average stalk and root strength, good early growth.

  • Strong resistance to head smut, fusarium ear rot; moderate resistance to anthracnose stalk rot, northern leaf blight, common rust; good resistance to gray leaf spot.

SYNGENTA N75-C4 - 114-Day RM
  • High-yielding YG/LL hybrid.

  • Outstanding stalk, root strength.

  • Excellent late-season standability for fields with gray leaf spot.

N82-B2 - 116-Day RM
  • Tall, conventional hybrid.

  • Very good southeastern agronomics.

  • Foliar disease protection also adapted for the East.

WYFFELS W8413 - 114-Day RM
  • YGCB hybrid with consistent, top yields even in tough conditions.

  • Great early vigor, fast canopy, early flowering for maturity.

  • Excellent defensive traits.

  • Excellent for continuous corn.

W8418 - 114-Day RM
  • YGCB/CL hybrid with W8413 genetics.

  • Consistent, top yields.

  • Great early vigor, fast canopy, early flowering for maturity.

  • Excellent defensive traits, excellent for continuous corn.

W8653 - 114-Day RM
  • High-yielding YGCB hybrid produces high test-weight grain.

  • Superb anthracnose, gray leaf spot tolerance.

  • Good tolerance to southern and Stewart's leaf blights.

  • Great for continuous corn.

Editor's Note: This list was not intended to be comprehensive. Growers should also consider university and company trial data when making selections.

Companies included in this corn hybrid special report were identified through The Corn and Soybean Digest's 2003 Reader Profile. Companies named by 1.5% or more of growers surveyed were included.