Hybrid Overview

VARIETY CHARACTERISTICS

Ear Type

Semi-Determinate

Cob Color

Red

KEY STRENGTHS

Big yields come with girthy ears and deep kernels! Racehorse hybrid with good stalks and roots. Push this DroughtGard hybrid all the way through the season and go for top yields.

MANAGEMENT TIPS

Medium high to high populations with intensive fertility management is key with this hybrid. It likes the better-than-average ground the best. Response to foliar fungicide applications is generally much bigger than with other hybrids, so don’t skip it. Planting time insecticide is recommended in areas of the country with moderate levels of rootworm or other soil insect pressure.

MATURITY

GDUs to Mid-pollination

1310

GDUs to Black Layer

2600

Pollination for Maturity

Very Early

Hybrid Charts

DISEASE RESISTANCE

0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Gray Leaf Spot

Northern Leaf Blight

Eye Spot

Goss’s Wilt

Common Rust

Southern Rust

Stalk Anthracnose

HYBRID AGRONOMICS

0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Test Weight

Staygreen

Stalk Rating

Root Rating

Early Plant Vigor

Silage Quality

Plot Performance

Videos

Darren Hefty discusses Hefty Brand H6223 development late in the season.

Photos

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