2019 Wheat Varieties

EBBERTS 957 fiber_new
  • Early Maturity
    Bearded Head Type
  • Early maturity, ideal for double crop acres, plus heavy TEST WEIGHT.
  • Locally adapted for Ohio soil types –4 Days earlier than Ebberts 903.
  • Excellent agronomic ratings plus great Head Scab tolerance.
  • Medium height with excellent standability. Well suited for high management and productive soil types.
EBBERTS 988 fiber_new
  • Medium Early
    Bearded Head Type
  • YIELD LEADER in elite genetic test trials. Brings superior TOP END yield with impressive defensive traits.
  • Type 2 head scab resistance plus anexcellent scab rating. HEAVY test weight.
  • Excellent rating for standability, greatchoice for heavier N applications. Dense tillers, works well in 15” rows.
  • THE COMPLETE PACKAGE with yield,quality, and test weight.
  • Medium Maturity
    Smooth Head Type
  • The #1 TOP YIELDING smooth wheat for 2019. Outstanding in state yield trials the last 2 years.
  • Excellent standability with dense tillering great for straw production. Well suited for 15" row spacing.
  • Brings type 2 head scab resistanceplus stripe rust resistance. Excellentoverall disease package.
  • A MUST PLANT for 2019! Very Goodtest weight, consistently at the 60 lb. mark.

Wheat Characteristics

Key: 1 = Excellent, 5 = Poor

957 988 903 957 988 903
Height (in.) 35 38 36 Test Weight 1.0 1.0 1.5
Head Type Bearded Bearded Smooth Winter Hardiness 1.5 1.0 1.5
Maturity Early Med-Early Medium Head Scab 1.5 1.0 1.0
Standability 1.0 1.5 1.0 Overall Disease Rating 1.5 1.5 1.0

Seedling Rates

The Ohio State University logoOhio State University recommends wheat seeding at a rate of 1.5 million to 1.7 million seeds / acre in 7. 5″ row spacing and 1,000,000 to 1,200,000 seeds / acre in 15″ row spacing.


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