Sometimes Mother Nature is like the Joker. That’s evident from the 2011 growing season. Hopefully your hybrid choice is like Batman. From trait options to staygreen to stalk strength to pest and disease resistance, hybrids can bring an arsenal of tools to combat most enemies. Corn & Soybean Digest has compiled a list of top hybrids from top companies. Use it as a starting point for selecting hybrids for next year. Be sure to also consider university, independent and company trial data when making your decisions.

2012 Hybrids Key

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

Early season (75-104 days)

Mid-season (105-112 days)

Late season (113-120 days)

Most herbicide and insect treatments are abbreviated. They include:

Agrisure 3000GT (3KGT)

Agrisure Corn Borer (CB)

Agrisure Glyphosate Tolerant (GT)

Agrisure Rootworm (RW)

Agrisure Viptera 3111 (VIP)

Genuity SmartStax (SS)

Genuity SmartStax RIB
Complete (RIB)

Genuity VT2 Pro (2PRO)

Genuity VT3 Pro (PRO)

Herculex 1 (HX1)

Herculex XTRA (HXX)

Liberty Link (LL)

Optimum AcreMax (MAX)

Optimum AcreMax 1 (MAX1)

Optimum AcreMax Xtra (MAXX)

Refuge Advanced (RA)

Roundup Ready (RR)

Roundup Ready 2 (RR2)

Vectran Triple (VT3)

Editor’s Note:This list isn’t intended to be comprehensive. Companies included on this list were identified through Corn & Soybean Digest’s 2011 Reader Profile. The top companies named by growers are listed.

Early Season

AG VENTURE

RL4936HBW – 95-day RM (HXX)

  • Excellent overall agronomics
  • Very good greensnap resistance
  • Moves south of zone very well as early option
  • Excellent trait combination for western Corn Belt

RL6311HBW – 102-day RM (HXX)

  • Excellent drought tolerance; handled heat stress in 2010
  • Girthy ears with very consistent ear development
  • Stress-tolerant 102-day stable performer

RL5903HBW – 100-day RM (HXX)

  • Top-end yield potential with stable performance east and west
  • Excellent response to high-yield management practices
  • Superb standability with sturdy roots, stalks

RL4264HBW – 92-day RM (HXX)

  • High yields for the 90-day zone market
  • Excellent stress emergence, early vigor for reduced tillage
  • Moves north well as full-season product with early flower data

RL5925HBW – 101-day RM (HXX)

  • Large ear size allows for flexible plant populations
  • Outstanding test-topping yields for the past three seasons
  • High-quality grain with good test weight

AGRIGOLD

A6170 – 93-day RM

  • Exceptional yield for maturity with fast drydown
  • Very good late season plant intactness
  • Above-average stalk and root strength

A6203 – 97-day RM

  • Superior hybrid with outstanding yield potential
  • Very good stalk and root strength
  • Consistent performance in all cropping systems, environments

A6256 – 100-day RM

  • Versatile hybrid with excellent adaptation to all production systems
  • Outstanding ear flex allows for high yield levels at varying populations
  • Adapted to a wide range of soil types

A6311 – 103-day RM

  • Excellent yield on high-management soils
  • Outstanding agronomics and plant health

A6319 – 103-day RM

  • Outstanding yield potential under high-management systems
  • Dependable stalk, root strength
  • Excellent grain quality with high test weight

BECKS

XL 4530HXR – 101-day RM (HXX, RR)

  • Great yielding hybrid
  • Good test weight
  • Excellent staygreen
  • Topped originator trials in 2008-2010

CHANNEL

197-67VT3P – 97-day RM (PRO)

  • Yield stability with wide adaptation area
  • Broad movement west to east in 95-100-day RM zones; moves south
  • Strong roots, stalks
  • Great overall plant health with good Goss' wilt tolerance

203-43VT3P – 103-day RM (PRO)

  • Strong top-end yield potential for western, central Corn Belt
  • Adapted to west, central areas in 100-105-day RM zones
  • Provide irrigation, crop inputs for top yield potential
  • Manage closely in areas with history of high Goss' wilt pressure

197-31VT2P– 97-day RM (2PRO)

  • A robust, dual-purpose product with top-end yield potential
  • Adapted to 95-100 RM zones with good west to east movement
  • Very good test weight, strong roots; nice field appearance
  • Late-season drydown should be considered

200-91VT3P – 100-day RM (PRO)

  • Dual-purpose product with solid agronomics for productive soils
  • Good west to east movement in 100-day RM zone
  • Very good top-end yield potential with high populations
  • Manage closely in areas with anthracnose and Goss' wilt

190-95VT3P – 90-day RM (PRO)

  • Excellent yield potential with excellent drydown
  • Works well west to east in the 90-95-day RM zones; very good north to south movement
  • Performs best in moderate to high yielding environments
  • Dual purpose with very good roots and stalks

CROPLAN

3080 – 90-day RM (3KGT)

  • Large, girthy, consistent ear; best at high populations
  • Use caution on light, sandy nonirrigated soils; likes moisture; avoid heavy, poorly drained clay
  • Plant-first hybrid with very good emergence, early season growth
  • Same high-yielding male as 3632AS3000/GT

3699 – 96-day RM (PRO)

  • Excellent emergence, seedling vigor; works well in rotation, corn-corn
  • Good heat and moisture stress tolerance; above-average Goss’s tolerance
  • New female is related to the female in 421 and 4421
  • This new male is related to male in 4338

4721 – 102-day RM (PRO)

  • Northern male offers good ear length; unrelated background brings ear girth
  • Female is very consistent performer east to west, cool or hot year;
  • Outstanding Goss’s wilt tolerance with no greensnap issues
  • Same female as 421, 4421, and 388 with a new northern/UR male

4136 – 100-day RM (PRO)

  • Female related to females in 3424 and 491, which have great roots
  • The male is combination of Northern male in 3727 and northern/tropical male in 6926; unique combination of late male with an early male
  • Both male 3737 and male 6926 have more of a fixed ear; 4136 will respond to higher plant populations
  • Key areas of adaption are SD, MN, WI, MI, NY, Canada

4819 – 103-day RM (3KGT)

  • Provides broad adaptation in western environments; fit nicely into SD, NE, western IA, western MN
  • Provides solid agronomics; tall plant, medium ear placement with excellent stalks, roots
  • Key Goss’ product in area
  • Male is new, improved version of male 5976

DAIRYLAND

Stealth-9494 RA – 94-day northern RM (RA)

  • Tall, racehorse hybrid that brings top-end yields
  • Great grain quality, test weight
  • Excellent drydown with consistent performance
  • Stable hybrid; likes high-fertility environments

Stealth-9303 RA – 103-day northern/101-day Corn Belt RM (RA)

  • High-yielding genetics; delivers versatility, consistency
  • Medium plant stature with consistent ears down the row
  • Excellent choice for corn-corn, no-till
  • Consistent high performance across zones east to west

Stealth-9206 RA –104-day Corn Belt RM (RA)

  • Workhorse hybrid that delivers dependable yields
  • Strong agronomic package
  • Excellent choice for corn-corn, no-till situations
  • Excellent plant health

Stealth-7085 – 85-Day Northern RM (GT/CB/LL)

  • Earlier version of 985 family with improved stalk, root
  • Features fast drydown
  • Early flowering hybrid
  • Great health package and solid agronomics

Stealth-9291SSX – 91-day Northern RM (SS)

  • Racehorse hybrid with solid agronomics
  • Determinate ear style excels at high populations
  • Keep as a mid- to full-season hybrid, adapted for central MN to MI
  • Use on best ground with good fertility

DEKALB

DKC52-04 – 102-day RM (PRO)

  • Top-end yield potential
  • Excellent drought tolerance
  • Good Goss’ wilt tolerance
  • Excellent roots; very good stalks

DKC50-77 – 100-day RM (PRO)

  • Exciting yield potential with very good agronomics
  • Excellent stalks, roots, greensnap tolerance
  • Very good staygreen, intactness
  • Excellent test weight

DKC43-10 – 93-day RM (2PRO)

  • Top-end yield potential across different environments
  • Excellent seeding vigor for early planting
  • Excellent roots, very good stalks

DKC43-48 – 93-day RM (PRO)

  • Excellent agronomics and high yield potential
  • Excellent seedling vigor for early planting
  • Impressive drought tolerance
  • Excellent disease package

DKC46-20 – 96-day RM (PRO)

  • Exciting agronomics and top-end yield potential
  • Excellent seedling vigor
  • Impressive standability with great stalks, roots
  • Excellent drought tolerance

FS

FS 54VX1 – 104-day RM (RIB)

  • Outstanding yield potential, consistency for maturity
  • Adapts to wide variety of soil types
  • Solid late-season agronomic package

FS 53TV4 – 103-day RM (RIB)

  • Outstanding yield performance over wide range of environments
  • Early flowering for maturity with fast drydown
  • Strong stalks, root strength
  • Above-average test weight

FS 50SV4 – 100-day RM (PRO)

  • Best positioned in high yield environments
  • Good harvest appearance and late-season intactness

FS 48SL2 – 98-day RM (VIP)

  • Excellent top-end yield potential
  • Consistent performance across a broad range of growing environments
  • Great emergence; excellent seedling vigor
  • Impressive late-season intactness, harvest appearance

FS 49SX1 RIB – 99-day RM (RIB)

  • Exceptional yield performance in both low-, high-yield environments
  • Adapts well to most soil types
  • Very good stalks, roots
  • Above-average test weight

GARST

88U62-3000GT – 97-day RM (3KGT)

  • High-yielding hybrid with good agronomics
  • Strong emergence, seedling vigor
  • Very good root strength
  • Broadly adapted

87U28-3111 – 101-day RM (VIP)

  • Broadly adapted hybrid with heavy test weight
  • Fast emergence, seedling vigor
  • Excellent root, stalk strength
  • Very good late-season plant health

85V24-3111 – 106-day RM (VIP)

  • Complete agronomic package makes this a top choice for corn-corn
  • Very good roots, excellent stalk strength for season-long standability
  • Strong choice for all soil types, excelling in variable soils
  • Produces heavy test weight grain

89A19-3000GT – 88-day RM (3KGT)

  • Consistently high yields, strong stalks
  • Broadly adapted product allows wide placement
  • Very good seedling vigor
  • Good choice for corn-corn

GOLDEN HARVEST

H-7162 3000GT 97-day RM (3KGT)

  • High-yielding hybrid with good agronomics
  • Strong emergence, seedling vigor
  • Very good root strength
  • Broadly adapted

H-7628 3111 101-day RM (VIP)

  • Broadly adapted hybrid with heavy test weight
  • Fast emergence, seedling vigor
  • Excellent root, stalk strength
  • Very good late-season plant health

H-6233 3000GT 85-day RM (3KGT)

  • Broadly adapted genetics with high-yield potential
  • Strong emergence, early vigor
  • New genetics in this maturity with fast dry down
  • Excellent performance in highly productive soils

H-6419 3000GT – 88-day RM (3KGT)

  • Consistently high yields, strong stalks
  • Broadly adapted product allows wide placement
  • Very good seedling vigor
  • Good choice for corn-corn

GREAT LAKES

5157 – 101-day RM (PRO)

  • Excellent grain quality, test weight
  • Very good emergence, seedling vigor
  • Consistent well filled ears down the row
  • Responds well to high-yield environments

4918 – 99-day RM (Conventional)

  • Consistent performer across environments
  • Very good drought, stress tolerance
  • Good plant health, staygreen, fall intactness
  • Good emergence; excellent seedling vigor

4282 – 92-day RM (RR/2PRO/PRO)

Excellent performance across multiple soils and environments

Very good plant health, fall intactness

Excellent emergence, seedling vigor

Good choice for corn-corn, no-till

3827 – 88-day RM (RR/PRO)

Consistent performer across environments

Excellent emergence, early season vigor

Good staygreen, late season intactness

Best performance at higher plant densities

KRUGER

K4R-9495 – 95-day RM (RIB)

  • Excellent standability
  • Very good drought tolerance
  • Consistent performance across most soil types, cropping sequences
  • Where soils, fertility, moisture allow, push populations for maximum performance

K-7600 – 100-day RM (PRO)

  • Excellent top-end yield potential
  • Very good test weight, stalk strength
  • Very attractive fall appearance
  • South of zone, corn-corn may be responsive to fungicide application

MYCOGEN

2T226 – 86-day RM (RA)

  • Incorporates required 5% insect refuge in the bag
  • Strong stalks, roots, late-season intactness
  • Excellent drought-stress tolerance makes this ideal for lighter soils
  • Maintains good plant integrity in the fall with fast grain drydown to support harvest efficiency.

2J340 – 92-day RM (RA)

  • Incorporates required 5% insect refuge in the bag
  • Excellent overall agronomic package, fall health, late-season plant integrity
  • Competitive performer in wide variety of environments, production systems.
  • Very good stress tolerance for lighter soils

NK

N38U-3000GT – 97-day RM (3KGT)

  • High-yielding hybrid with good agronomics
  • Strong emergence, seedling vigor
  • Very good root strength
  • Broadly adapted

N46U-3111 – 101-day RM (VIP)

  • Broadly adapted hybrid with heavy test weight grain
  • Fast emergence, seedling vigor
  • Excellent root, stalk strength
  • Very good late-season plant health

PIONEER

P9675AMX-R – 96-day RM (MAXX/RR2)

  • New 96-day hybrid highly suitable for high-yield environments
  • Moderately statured hybrid with above-average stalk, root strength
  • Single-bag integrated refuge product targeting above-, below-ground insects

P9807HR – 98-day RM (HX1/LL/RR2)

  • Excellent drought tolerance
  • Strong roots help maintain performance

WYFFELS HYBRIDS INC.

W3127 – 103-day RM (PRO)

  • Very high yield with cool-year, warm-year consistency
  • Widely adapted across environments, soil types
  • Excellent stalks, roots, plant integrity; can handle medium to high plant populations
  • Use in rotation or following corn

W1917 – 98-day RM (PRO)

  • Tremendous top-end yields at this maturity
  • Good-looking plant that flowers early; has root, stalk strength to stand well
  • Good leaf disease, stress tolerance
  • Use in rotation or following corn at high populations


Mid Season

AG VENTURE

RL7712HB – 109-day RM

  • Healthy high yield RL/HB option with great western adaptation
  • Well adapted to irrigation, high-yield conditions
  • Handles higher plant populations very well
  • Healthy hybrid loaded with staygreen and wide, deep green leaves

RL8351HBW – 112-day RM

  • New western workhorse with consistent ears, good grain quality
  • Outstanding drought tolerance with RL/HBW trait package
  • Responds well to fungicides, high-management practices
  • Very good roots, greensnap ratings; tolerates heat stress

BECKS

XL 6175AMX – 112-day RM (MAXX)

  • Outstanding health package
  • Dominant performer across marketing area
  • Tremendous stalk, root strength
  • Good drought tolerance

XL 6077AM – 111-day RM (MAX)

  • Taller plant with excellent stalks
  • Excellent against GLS and Giberella ear rot
  • Great for corn-corn
  • Plot-topping yields

CHANNEL

212-09STXRIB – 112-day RM (RIB)

  • Top-end yield potential
  • Widely adapted west to east in 110-115-day RM zones
  • Food grade grain quality; good drought tolerance
  • Watch GLS with eastern movement; moderate Goss' wilt tolerance

207-13VT3P – 107-day RM (PRO)

  • Versatile product with top-end yield potential, high test weights
  • Good fit in central, east areas in 105-110-day RM zones; good southern movement
  • Higher populations recommended to maximize performance
  • Disease pressure in east may prompt early harvest

CROPLAN

5011 – 104-day RM (VIP/GT/CB/LL/BL)

  • Provides diversity at maturity
  • Strong central Corn Belt option for Goss’s wilt, plant health, solid agronomics
  • New northern/eastern male with high-yielding female in 6263, 6069
  • Needs high populations to show full yield potential

5887 – 108-day RM (PRO/RR/RW/CB/YGVT)

  • Fast-die/fast-dry, product with exceptional top-end yield potential
  • Excellent grain finish, test weight; 2 lbs. heavier than 6286
  • Will work east to west; handles variable soil types; very good roots
  • Uses new version of female in 5338, 5891, 5892 with a new male used in 6125, 6286

DAIRYLAND

Stealth-9111RA – 111-day RM Corn Belt (RA)

  • Yield is what this hybrid does
  • Medium plant height with medium ear placement
  • Handles stress extremely well
  • Moves south very well as an earlier hybrid

Stealth-9505SSX – 105-day northern/103-day Corn Belt RM (SS)

  • Medium-tall plant with balanced ear placement
  • Determinate girthy ear style so you can push populations
  • Late-season health, staygreen are very good
  • Very adaptable east to west on most soil types

DEKALB

DKC62-09 – 112-day RM (PRO)

  • Offensive product with exceptional top-end yield potential across environments
  • Very good stalks, roots, drought tolerance
  • Very good drydown, test weight

DKC61-88 – 111-day RM (PRO)

  • Top-end yield potential with excellent agronomics
  • Excellent disease tolerance, staygreen
  • Very good drought tolerance
  • Very good drydown for maturity

FS

FS 62MV4 – 112-day RM (PRO)

  • Outstanding yield potential, consistency for maturity
  • Adapts well to most soil types
  • Very good stalks, roots
  • Impressive late-season staygreen, intactness

FS 58MV4 – 108-day RM (PRO)

  • Outstanding yield potential, consistency for maturity
  • Consistent product with excellent drought, stress tolerance
  • Good choice for all tillage, rotation
  • Strong late-season plant health

GARST

84H71-3000GT – 112-day RM (3KGT)

  • Solid agronomics with broad adaptability across soil types
  • Very good tolerance to most major leaf diseases
  • Solid root, stalk strength for season-long standability
  • Avoid acres with high-pH soils

84A40-3000GT – 111-day RM (3KGT)

  • Excellent top-end yield performance in central, eastern Corn Belt
  • Very good emergence, seedling vigor for early planting
  • Very strong choice for high GLS environments
  • Excellent grain quality, test weight

GOLDEN HARVEST

H-9071 3000GT – 112-day RM (3KGT)

  • Solid agronomics with broad adaptability across soil types
  • Very good tolerance to most major leaf diseases
  • Solid root, stalk strength for season-long standability
  • Avoid acres with high-pH soils

H-8940 3000GT – 111-day RM (3KGT)

  • Excellent top-end yield performance in central, eastern Corn Belt
  • Very good emergence, seedling vigor for early planting
  • Very strong choice for high GLS environments
  • Excellent grain quality, test weight.

GREAT LAKES

6232 – 112-day RM (PRO)

  • Good tolerance to heat, drought stress
  • Very good leaf disease tolerance, late-season intactness
  • Excellent emergence, seedling vigor
  • Girthy flex ears with deep kernels

5529 – 105-day RM (RR, VT2PRO, PRO)

  • Good emergence, plant health
  • Full flex ear type; tolerates higher plant densities
  • Very good standability
  • Good choice for corn-corn

KRUGER

K4R-9710 – 110-day RM (RIB)

  • Very good roots, stalks
  • Excellent stable yield potential
  • Use on most soil types, cropping sequences
  • Best performance at higher plant populations

K-7907 – 107-day RM (PRO)

  • Excellent roots, stalks, plant intactness
  • Very good yield, dual-purpose potential
  • Consistent performance across most soil types, cropping sequences
  • Avoid very droughty soils

MYCOGEN

2V709 – 110-day RM (RA)

  • Incorporates required 5% insect refuge in the bag
  • Medium plant height, medium-low ear placement
  • Consistent ears down the row have excellent husk coverage
  • Responds to top management – fertility, fungicide, irrigation

2D747 – 111-day RM (RA)

  • Incorporates required 5% insect refuge in the bag
  • Medium/tall plants with medium-low ear placement
  • Full-flex ear style adapts to lower populations
  • Responds to top management – fertility, fungicide, irrigation

NK

N69H-3000GT – 112-day RM (3KGT)

  • Solid agronomics with broad adaptability across soil types
  • Very good tolerance to most major leaf diseases
  • Solid root, stalk strength for season-long standability
  • Avoid acres with high-pH soils

N68A-3000GT – 111-day RM (3KGT)

  • Excellent top-end yield performance in central, eastern Corn Belt
  • Very good emergence, seedling vigor for early planting
  • Very strong choice for high-GLS environments
  • Excellent grain quality, test weight

PIONEER

P0533AM1 – 105-day RM (MAX1/LL/RR2)

  • Displays above-average stress emergence, excellent drought tolerance
  • Reduced, integrated refuge for corn rootworm

P0832AMX-R – 108-day RM (MAXX/RR2)

  • New high-yield potential, corn rootworm-resistant product
  • Above-average drought tolerance
  • Single-bag integrated refuge product targeting above-, below-ground insects

WYFFELS HYBRIDS INC.

W7477 – 112-day RM (PRO)

  • Potential for highest yielding
  • Handles heat stress, tough soils
  • High disease tolerance ratings allows use in rotation or following corn
  • Excellent standability for use with medium, high populations

W7147 – 111-day RM (PRO)

  • Yield leader in this maturity
  • Stable performance across environments due to solid disease tolerance, including Goss’ Wilt tolerance
  • Highly rated for greensnap, drought tolerance
  • Use in rotation or following corn at medium to high populations


Late Season

AG VENTURE

RL8539HB – 113-day RM (HX1)

  • New widely adapted high-yield hybrid
  • Moderate plant stature with great standability, staygreen
  • Very good foliar leaf disease resistance package
  • Excellent choice for high-management systems

GL8662ABW – 114-day RM

  • New high-yield Agrisure® quadstack with strong agronomics; dual purpose grain, silage potential
  • Excellent response to high-yield management practices
  • Withstood the heat, drought experienced in 2010
  • Very good leaf disease resistance

BECKS

Phoenix 6442A4 – 113-day RM (VIP)

  • Excellent southern adaptation
  • Very good GLS score
  • Superb stalk strength

XL 6626AMX – 114-day RM (MAXX)

  • High test weight
  • Excellent drought tolerance
  • Good southern adaptation
  • Versatile hybrid

CHANNEL

216-96VT3P – 116-day RM (PRO)

  • Full-season choice with excellent top-end yield potential
  • Adapted to central, east areas in 115-day RM zone; moves south well
  • Excellent top-end yield potential, very good late-season health, good GLS tolerance
  • Average drought tolerance

214-13VT2P – 114-day RM (2PRO)

  • Excellent yield potential, solid agronomics
  • Widely adapted west to east in 110-, 115-day RM zones
  • Good choice for reduced tillage systems; excellent dryland, irrigated performance
  • Strong plant appearance with good late-season plant health

CROPLAN

6914 –114-day RM (3KGT/CB/LL/RW/GT)

  • New female, male
  • Strong agronomics: stalks, roots, plant health, disease tolerance, high yield potential, with east to west movement
  • Driven with higher densities; used in medium to higher management fields
  • Exceptional seedling vigor, emergence allows for early planting in no-till

6960 – 114-day RM (PRO/RR/RW/CB/YGVT)

  • The HY.UR. female used in 6926 with S.W.e. male used in 6160
  • Semi-flex ear type; populations in the medium to medium-high range
  • Excellent performance as it moves south into the 120-day maturity zone
  • Very good Goss’ tolerance; some greensnap issues; use with caution in the West

DEKALB

DKC66-97 – 116-day RM (2PRO)

  • Very good late-season plant integrity
  • Outstanding yield potential, solid agronomics
  • Excellent greensnap, overall disease tolerance
  • Strong stalks, roots

DKC63-07 – 113-day RM (PRO)

  • High yield potential with good agronomics
  • Very good Goss’ wilt tolerance
  • Smaller plant type with good drought, greensnap tolerance

FS

FS 64JV4 – 114-day RM (PRO)

  • Impressive yield performance over wide range of environments
  • Consistent, high-yielding hybrid with large, girthy ears
  • Attractive hybrid with excellent staygreen, intactness

FS 65BV4 – 115-day RM (PRO)

  • Outstanding yield potential, consistency
  • Best positioned in high-yield environments
  • Full season product with ability to move north
  • Dual-purpose hybrid delivering maximum tons/acre highly digestible silage

GARST

83F08-3000GT – 113-day RM (3KGT)

  • Top choice for highly managed production systems
  • Broadly adapted to all soil types
  • Good overall agronomic package
  • Best performance when treated with fungicide

83Z99-3000GT – 115-day RM (3KGT)

  • Exceptional top-end yield with excellent late-season harvest appearance
  • Excels in highly productive soil types
  • Excellent GLS tolerance contributes to late-season plant intactness
  • Attractive grain with very good test weight

GOLDEN HARVEST

H-9208 3000GT – 113-day RM (3KGT)

  • Top choice for highly managed production systems
  • Broadly adapted to all soil types
  • Good overall agronomic package
  • Best performance when treated with fungicide

H-9499 3000GT – 115-day RM (3KGT)

  • Exceptional top-end yield with excellent late-season harvest appearance
  • Excels in highly productive soil types
  • Excellent GLS tolerance contributes to late-season plant intactness
  • Attractive grain with very good test weight

GREAT LAKES

6530 – 115-day RM (PRO)

  • Solid agronomic package; excellent drydown
  • Very good heat, stress tolerance
  • Excellent staygreen, late-season intactness, standability
  • Excellent choice for no-till, corn-corn

KRUGER

K4R-9514 – 114-Day RM (RIB)

  • Excellent test weight, grain quality
  • Good drought tolerance
  • Above average Goss’ wilt tolerance
  • Consider fungicide for corn-corn

K-7713 – 113-Day RM (PRO)

  • Very high top-end yield potential
  • Outstanding agronomics, last-season plant intactness
  • Very good staygreen
  • Very responsive to top management

MYCOGEN

2V739 – 113-day RM (RA)

  • Incorporates required 5% insect refuge in the bag
  • Combines high yield, excellent yield stability
  • Widely adapted east to west; moves north, south well within adaptation area
  • Optimizes yield potential at higher plant densities

2P769 – 113-day RM (RA)

  • Incorporates the required 5% insect refuge in the bag
  • Combines high yield, excellent yield stability
  • Delivers consistent yield performance over wide range of cropping rotations
  • Optimizes its yield potential at higher plant densities

NK

N72F-3000GT – 113-day RM (3KGT)

  • Top choice for highly managed production systems
  • Broadly adapted to all soil types
  • Good overall agronomic package
  • Best performance when treated with fungicide

N79Z-3000GT – 115-day RM (3KGT)

  • Exceptional top-end yield with excellent late-season harvest appearance
  • Excels in highly productive soil types
  • Excellent GLS tolerance contributes to late-season plant intactness
  • Attractive grain with very good test weight

PIONEER

P1319AM1 – 113-day RM (MAX1/LL/RR2)

  • Tall plant with excellent root strength, average stalks
    • Reduced, integrated refuge for corn rootworm

P1324HR – 113-day RM (HX1/LL/RR2)

  • New Optimum AQUAmax hybrid for water-limited environments
  • Solid agronomics
  • Very good yield potential

WYFFELS HYBRIDS INC.

W7997 – 113-day RM (PRO)

  • Extreme top-end yield potential if well managed
  • Use in rotation at medium to high populations
  • Highly rated against Goss’ wilt, greensnap

W8125 – 114-day RM (HX1/LL)

  • Stable, high-yield performance across environments
  • Great choice for southern IL, Ohio River Valley heat stress
  • Exhibits good late-season plant health, standability