Silage Proven
Product Information
LG5494 furnishes very high yield potential and is Silage Proven. Good test weight grain from semi-flex girthy ears on medium-tall plants that have excellent standability.
  • Furnishes very high yield potential and is very broadly adapted throughout most of the Corn Belt.
  • Excellent standability hybrid that's medium-tall with medium-high ear placement. Higher test weight grain with semi-flex, girthy ears
  • Very good ratings for GLS, Eyespot, Goss's Wilt, ASR and Common Rust.
  • Good movement north and south in its adapted maturity; fungicides are recommended in high disease environments.
Plant Characteristics
Early Vigor 8 Stalk Strength 8 Root Strength 9 Greensnap 8 Drydown 8 Staygreen 7 Drought Tolerance 7 Test Weight 8 Harvest Appearance 7 Hard Endosperm No GDD - Pollen 1271 GDD - Silk 1241 GDD - Black Layer 2499 Plant Height MT Ear Height MH Ear Type SF Flowering for Maturity LATE
Management Tips
Excels at medium to medium-high populations on all soils, from tough and variable soils to ideal corn soils. Excellent stalks will tolerate high populations. Good for early planting and minimum or no-till plantings. Fungicides suggested when planting in continuous corn. Adapts well both north and south of its primary zone. Adapts well in the High Plains dryland environments.
Management Practices
Low Populations 8 Medium Populations 9 High Populations 8 Marginal Soil 9 Productive Soil 9 Continuous Corn 8 Adapt To No Till 8 Planting Rate 27-38,000
Disease Ratings
Northern Leaf Blight 8 Southern Leaf Blight N/A Gray Leaf Spot 7 Goss's Bacterial Wilt 7 Anthracnose 7 Tar Spot Susceptible Common Rust 7 Southern Rust N/A Fungicide Response High
Herbicide Interaction
None noted