Silage Proven

Product Information

LG61C48 is a top performing product that is best suited for elevated yields with high management in its maturity. Very attractive fall appearance. Silage Proven and is approved as HEC or food grade corn in some markets.
  • Solid high yield potential east to west across the Corn Belt with a strong response to high management practices.
  • Girthy, semi-flex ears with very good test weight grain and an open husk that aids drydown at harvest.
  • Overall strong health package contributes to good fall appearance and very good harvestability.
  • Well suited for irrigated soils or areas with adequate rainfall. Excels at medium to medium-high populations.

Plant Characteristics

Early Vigor 7 Stalk Strength 7 Root Strength 8 Greensnap 7 Drydown 8 Staygreen 7 Drought Tolerance 7 Test Weight 8 Harvest Appearance 8 Hard Endosperm Yes GDD - Pollen 1385 GDD - Silk 1383 GDD - Black Layer 2805 Plant Height MT Ear Height M Ear Type SF Flowering for Maturity LATE

Management Tips

Conveys very good tolerance to ASR. Excels at medium to medium-high populations on variable to ideal corn soils. Will tolerate higher populations. Responds to high management and exhibits a strong response to fungicides. Fungicides suggested when planting in continuous corn.

Management Practices

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

Disease Ratings

Northern Leaf Blight 8 Southern Leaf Blight 8 Gray Leaf Spot 8 Goss's Bacterial Wilt 6 Anthracnose 7 Eyespot N/A Common Rust N/A Southern Rust 5 Fungicide Response High

Herbicide Interaction

None noted