Silage Proven

Product Information

LG5590 has very girthy ears that produce good test weight grain. Consistent high yield potential is shown by this broadly adapted product that prefers variable to better corn yield environments. Silage Proven.
  • Consistently high yield performance across the eastern and central regions.
  • Medium statured plants having good early vigor produce very girthy ears and grain of good test weight.
  • Superior disease ratings - handles Goss's Wilt, NCLB, SCLB, GLS, Southern Rust.
  • Broadly adapted to all soils and tillage practices, handling variable soils well.

Plant Characteristics

Early Vigor 8 Stalk Strength 8 Root Strength 7 Greensnap 8 Drydown 8 Staygreen 6 Drought Tolerance 6 Test Weight 7 Harvest Appearance 6 Hard Endosperm No GDD - Pollen 1327 GDD - Silk 1314 GDD - Black Layer 2711 Plant Height M Ear Height MH Ear Type SF Flowering for Maturity MID

Management Tips

Broadly adapted to all soils and tillage practices, handling variable soils well. Can be planted early or late in the spring. Excels under higher management. Handles heat stress well, but not drought stress. Response to foliar fungicides is expected in continuous corn.

Management Practices

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

Disease Ratings

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

Herbicide Interaction

Manage growth regulators