Silage Proven

Product Information

LG59C46 has great performance in this maturity. Widely adapted with top end yields obtained across the entire Corn Belt. Approved as HEC or food grade corn in some markets.
  • Top-notch yield potential.
  • Consistent ears with limited flex and average girth produce higher test weight grain with high quality.
  • Southern rust is average, but overall the disease package is strong.
  • Handles marginal soils and wet, poorly drained soils.

Plant Characteristics

Early Vigor 8 Stalk Strength 7 Root Strength 8 Greensnap 7 Drydown 7 Staygreen 8 Drought Tolerance 8 Test Weight 8 Harvest Appearance 8 Hard Endosperm Yes GDD - Pollen 1376 GDD - Silk 1367 GDD - Black Layer 2764 Plant Height M Ear Height M Ear Type SF Flowering for Maturity MID

Management Tips

Performs well from east to west across its maturity zone. Best performance is at moderate to medium-high populations. Handles marginal soils and wet, poorly drained soils. Well adapted to corn-on-corn acres.

Management Practices

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

Disease Ratings

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

Herbicide Interaction

Manage growth regulators