Relative Maturity: 110

SmartStax® RIB  Conventional  Conventional

Features & Benefits

  • Leafy Corn Silage Hybrid

  • Strong overall agronomic package

  • Best performance and nutrition value at moderate populations

  • Excellent balance of yield, digestible starch and digestible fiber

  • Extended Harvest Window

  • Save on seed quantity needs per acre while maximizing yield and feed quality


GDU to Mid-Silk: N/A
GDU to Black Layer:
Pollination for Maturity: N/A

Region Adaptability


Greensnap: Very Good
Stalks: Average
Roots: Very Good
Early Vigor: Very Good
Drought Tolerance: Very Good
Silage Yield: Excellent
Feed Quality: Excellent

Soil Placement

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

Disease Tolerance

Northern Leaf Blight: Average
Gray Leaf Spot: N/A
Southern Leaf Blight: N/A
Goss’s Wilt: Very Good
Common Rust: N/A
Southern Rust: N/A

Rotation Management

Rotated Acres: Highly Recommended
Continuous Corn: Highly Recommended
Continuous Corn with Fungicide: Highly Recommended

Water Management

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

Management Response

Added Management: Excellent
Fungicide Response: 
Average Management Response: Excellent
Low Management: Very Good