Silage Proven

Product Information

LG59C66 is a showy, robust plant with great eye appeal furnishing very high top-end yields. This product boasts top-notch leaf disease tolerances along with superior stress tolerance. It is Silage Proven and can be used as a grain or silage product.
  • Top yield potential for this maturity, dries fast for early harvest. Approved as HEC or food grade corn in some markets.
  • Excellent test weight grain from big, girthy, consistent ears that are filled to the tip with complete husk cover.
  • Very good plant health, disease tolerance ratings and staygreen can reduce the need for a fungicide.
  • Widely adapted east to west, and is a dual purpose product for use as grain or silage.

Plant Characteristics

Early Vigor 8 Stalk Strength 7 Root Strength 8 Greensnap 7 Drydown 7 Staygreen 8 Drought Tolerance 7 Test Weight 9 Harvest Appearance 7 Hard Endosperm Yes GDD - Pollen 1374 GDD - Silk 1377 GDD - Black Layer 2762 Plant Height MT Ear Height M Ear Type SF Flowering for Maturity MID

Management Tips

Excels in high yield environments along with excellent stress tolerance. Better performance is seen on moderately-well to well-drained soils. Well adapted to corn-on-corn acres. Fungicide applications should be in combination with a field scouting program.

Management Practices

Low Populations 8 Medium Populations 9 High Populations 8 Marginal Soil 6 Productive Soil 9 Continuous Corn 8 Adapt To No Till 7 Planting Rate 28-36,000

Disease Ratings

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

Herbicide Interaction

Manage growth regulators