Silage Proven

Product Information

LG5525 has an excellent look and yields exceedingly well. Medium-tall plants, medium ear insertion and semi-flex ears. Approved as HEC or food grade corn in some markets. Silage Proven - can be used as a dual purpose product — grain or silage.
  • Widely adapted across geographies with outstanding yield potential, excellent test weight and hard endosperm grain.
  • Medium-tall plants with a medium insertion of semi-flex ears, drydown may be slowed due to heavy grain density.
  • Conveys very good tolerance to ASR, scores highly against Goss's Wilt and SCLB.
  • Handles tough, variable soils as well as highly productive soils and responds well to higher management inputs.

Plant Characteristics

Early Vigor 8 Stalk Strength 8 Root Strength 9 Greensnap 7 Drydown 7 Staygreen 7 Drought Tolerance 8 Test Weight 8 Harvest Appearance 7 Hard Endosperm Yes GDD - Pollen 1280 GDD - Silk 1270 GDD - Black Layer 2604 Plant Height MT Ear Height M Ear Type SF Flowering for Maturity EARLY

Management Tips

Very broadly adapted. Can be used north and south of its adapted zone, although drydown may be slowed due to heavy grain density. Handles tough, variable soils as well as highly productive soils. Responds well to higher populations and high management. Fungicides are recommended when planted in continuous corn or under heavy disease pressure from GLS and Tar Spot.

Management Practices

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

Disease Ratings

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

Herbicide Interaction

None noted