Silage Proven

Product Information

Widely adapted, LG5618 furnishes high yields, and has strong emergence and vigor for early planting in any tillage system. It is approved as food grade corn in some markets. Silage Proven.
  • Strong agronomics, widely used with proven performance across varied environments.
  • Early flowering with high test weight quality grain and excellent drought and stress tolerance.
  • Good standability ratings supported by a strong disease package and above average Goss's Wilt ratings.
  • Responds to higher populations and good management, recommended for continuous corn situations. Silage Proven.

Plant Characteristics

Early Vigor 8 Stalk Strength 8 Root Strength 8 Greensnap 6 Drydown 7 Staygreen 7 Drought Tolerance 8 Test Weight 9 Harvest Appearance 8 Hard Endosperm Yes GDD - Pollen 1350 GDD - Silk 1351 GDD - Black Layer 2802 Plant Height M Ear Height M Ear Type SF Flowering for Maturity EARLY

Management Tips

Broadly adapted east, west, south and will perform in the High Plains dryland environments. Best performance is from early season planting, high populations and good management including in-season nitrogen applications. Has heat stress tolerance to bring stability across environments. Excellent performance under drought conditions.

Management Practices

Low Populations 8 Medium Populations 9 High Populations 9 Marginal Soil 8 Productive Soil 9 Continuous Corn 9 Adapt To No Till 9 Planting Rate 30-38,000

Disease Ratings

Northern Leaf Blight 8 Southern Leaf Blight 8 Gray Leaf Spot 7 Goss's Bacterial Wilt 7 Anthracnose 6 Eyespot 8 Common Rust 7 Southern Rust 6 Fungicide Response Moderate

Herbicide Interaction

Manage sulfonylureas