Relative Maturity: 107

SmartStax® RIB

Features & Benefits

  • Attractive hybrid with exceptional agronomics and consistency across soils and yield environments

  • Strong Western characteristics showing excellent green-snap and Goss' Wilt tolerances

  • Eye catching plant health and stay-green

  • Excellent choice for continuous corn acres


GDU to Mid-Silk: 1240
GDU to Black Layer: 2645
Pollination for Maturity: Medium

Region Adaptability


Staygreen: Very Good
Greensnap: Excellent
Stalks: Very Good
Roots: Very Good
Early Vigor: Above Average
Drought Tolerance: Very Good
Test Weight: Very Good
Silage: Average

Soil Placement

Course (Droughty): Excellent
Medium: Excellent
Heavy (Well Drained): Excellent
Heavy (Poorly Drained): Very Good
Variable: Excellent

Disease Tolerance

Northern Leaf Blight: Very Good
Gray Leaf Spot: Above Average
Southern Leaf Blight: Very Good
Goss’s Wilt: Excellent
Common Rust: Above Average
Southern Rust: Above Average
Stalk Rot: Above Average
Ear Rot: Average

Rotation Management

Rotated Acres: Highly Recommended
Continuous Corn: Highly Recommended
Continuous Corn with Fungicide: N/A

Water Management

Full Irrigation: Highly Recommended
Limited Irrigation: Highly Recommended
Rainfed: Highly Recommended
Dryland (Stress): Highly Recommended

Management Response

Added Management: Above Average
Fungicide Response: 
Average Management Response: Excellent
Low Management: Excellent


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87194 494th Avenue
O'Neill, NE 68763