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
  • Superior 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 Eyespot 8 Common Rust 7 Southern Rust N/A Fungicide Response High

Herbicide Interaction

None noted