2018 Wheat Varieties

  • Early Maturity
    Smooth Head Type
  • Consistent TOP END yield and the KING of TEST WEIGHT.
  • Locally adapted for Ohio soil types –consistently a top yielding variety intesting year over year.
  • Medium tall height with dense tillers– well suited for 15” row spacing.
  • Excellent straw producer, one of ourbest. Plant with confidence.
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  • 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. Outstanding against the Rust disease complex.
  • 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 2018. Outstanding in state yield trials the last 2 years.
  • Ranked 1st in our genetic yield trialsbeating Pioneer and Agri-Pro smoothvarieties.
  • Brings type 2 head scab resistanceplus stripe rust resistance. Excellentoverall disease package.
  • A MUST PLANT for 2018! Very Goodtest weight with consistent +60 lb.
  • Medium Maturity
    Bearded Head Type
  • One of our TOP YIELDERS 2 years running! Huge upside in high yield environments.
  • Head scab resistance plus excellent test weight promotes superb grain quality.
  • Medium height with dense tillering, well suited for 15” rows.
  • Prime candidate for high management, big response tofungicide at Flag Leaf.

Wheat Characteristics

Key: 1 = Excellent, 5 = Poor

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Height (in.) 39 37 36 35 Test Weight 1.0 2.0 1.5 1.5
Head Type Smooth Bearded Smooth Bearded Winter Hardiness 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
Maturity Early Med-Early Medium Medium Head Scab 1.5 1.5 1.0 1.5
Standability 2.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 Overall Disease Rating 1.5 1.0 1.0 2.0

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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