Silage Proven

Product Information

LG5643 is widely adapted across the Corn Belt, and features good ear flex with long, girthy ears that produce quality grain of average test weight.
  • Features top-end yields from long girthy ears and taller plants that stand well with very good greensnap tolerance.
  • Strong emergence and early vigor handle no-till and reduced tillage environments.
  • Very high ratings against NCLB and Goss's Wilt with strong tolerance to GLS and Southern Rust.
  • Widely adapted across the Corn Belt with good southern movement and recommended for continuous corn.

Plant Characteristics

Early Vigor 8 Stalk Strength 8 Root Strength 7 Greensnap 8 Drydown 8 Staygreen 7 Drought Tolerance 8 Test Weight 7 Harvest Appearance 8 Hard Endosperm No GDD - Pollen 1374 GDD - Silk 1374 GDD - Black Layer 2842 Plant Height MT Ear Height MH Ear Type SF Flowering for Maturity MID

Management Tips

Best performance is at moderate populations. Widely adapted across soil types and is an excellent choice for continuous corn situations. Can be used in the High Plains dryland environments. Strong emergence and early vigor handle no-till and reduced tillage environments. Can be used south of its adapted maturity as an early hybrid in fuller season regions.

Management Practices

Low Populations 8 Medium Populations 9 High Populations 8 Marginal Soil 9 Productive Soil 9 Continuous Corn 9 Adapt To No Till 9 Planting Rate 28-34,000

Disease Ratings

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

Herbicide Interaction

Manage sulfonylureas