Hybrid Overview

VARIETY CHARACTERISTICS

Ear Type

Semi-Determinate

Cob Color

Red

KEY STRENGTHS

Plot winning yields across the country! Very good disease tolerance including Goss’s. Likes higher populations and fertile ground. Strong roots and stalk.

MANAGEMENT TIPS

If you have some good, fertile ground this may be the best hybrid on your farm. It’s that good. Use a higher planting population and feed it with starter if possible. Just watch out for southern rust and push for top yield with good overall fertility and management.

MATURITY

GDUs to Mid-pollination

1250

GDUs to Black Layer

2490

Pollination for Maturity

Early

Hybrid Charts

DISEASE RESISTANCE

0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Gray Leaf Spot

Southern Leaf Blight

Northern Leaf Blight

Eye Spot

Goss’ Wilt

Common Rust

Southern Rust

Stalk Anthracnose

Diplodia Ear Rot

HYBRID AGRONOMICS

0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Test Weight

Staygreen

Stalk Rating

Root Rating

Early Plant Vigor

Videos

Darren Hefty discusses emergence of Hefty Brand H5804 108-Day SmartStax Corn.

Darren Hefty Comments on Hefty Brand H5804 corn at full maturity just prior to harvest.

Photos

Photos will be added as they come in from the field.