Relative Maturity: 117
Features & Benefits
Dual-purpose type hybrid that is best positioned as a silage only hybrid
Consistent, multi-year top performing silage hybrid with very good Milk 2006 scores
Very good overall agronomics as well as heat and drought stress tolerance
Excellent NCLB and Southern Leaf Blight tolerance
Girthy ear type with long husk cover
GDU to Mid-Silk: 1360
GDU to Black Layer:
Pollination for Maturity: N/A
Stalks: Very Good
Roots: Very Good
Early Vigor: Above Average
Drought Tolerance: Very Good
Silage Yield: Excellent
Feed Quality: Excellent
Course (Droughty): Excellent
Heavy (Well Drained): Very Good
Heavy (Poorly Drained): Very Good
Northern Leaf Blight: Excellent
Gray Leaf Spot: Above Average
Southern Leaf Blight: Excellent
Goss’s Wilt: Above Average
Common Rust: Above Average
Southern Rust: Above Average
Rotated Acres: Highly Recommended
Continuous Corn: Highly Recommended
Continuous Corn with Fungicide: Recommended
Full Irrigation: Highly Recommended
Limited Irrigation: Highly Recommended
Rainfed: Highly Recommended
Dryland (Stress): Highly Recommended
Added Management: Above Average
Average Management Response: Very Good
Low Management: Very Good
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IMPORTANT IRM INFORMATION: RIB Complete® corn blend products do not require the planting of a structured refuge except in the Cotton-Growing Area where corn earworm is a significant pest. SmartStax® RIB Complete® corn blend is not allowed to be sold for planting in the Cotton-Growing Area. See the IRM/Grower Guide for additional information. Always read and follow IRM requirements.
ALWAYS READ AND FOLLOW PESTICIDE LABEL DIRECTIONS. Roundup Ready technology contain genes that confer tolerance to glyphosate, an active ingredient in Roundup® brand agricultural herbicides. Agricultural herbicides containing glyphosate will kill crops that are not tolerant to glyphosate.
Performance may vary from location to location and from year to year, as local growing, soil and weather conditions may vary. Growers should evaluate data from multiple locations and years whenever possible and should consider the impacts of these conditions on the grower’s fields.
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