Corn Field and Blue Sky

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Testimonials

"Go give Hybrid85 a try on a little bit of your acres. After I penciled out the math, it worked for me, why can't it work for you?"
— Miles, New York
"Hybrid85 does the job it says it will. I tried a few bags in 2020, and now it’s all I’m planting for 2021. I don’t know a better testament than that."
— Alan, Utah
"We had the 114 day hybrid go 274 bushel at 15.8% moisture on a field-wide, irrigated pivot. I will take a yield like that any day of the week, while putting an extra $53/acre back in my pocket from seed savings per acre!"
— Tim, Nebraska
"The best corn silage crop I've ever raised. Even my insurance adjuster said it was the best silage he has looked at in the area."
— Dale, Minnesota
"All in all one of the best crops we have had in years."
— Kaleb, North Carolina
"Banker was on edge. Told him to relax — I need to make money and it worked even with the year we had. Net. Profit Up! 200 bag order first year... will try again because it helped my bottom line."
— John, Indiana
"Definitely a positive ROI on net profit per acre. Out-performed anything else we planted, but at a much better price point. Excited to give it another go in 2020!"
— Kevin, Alabama
"In this area, H117SC9 is a home run. For dryland acres around here, it's the one! It blew us away with how well it took to the lighter soils and handled the heat and drought we had. Those stalks at low pop were almost the size of a can drink."
— Aubrey, Alabama
"Best silage I have chopped off of that 80. Hauling in the silage was fun this year! It was yielding so well that we had trucks lining up to the dump, and the silage was flowing like shelled corn due to the high grain content."
— Carl, Kansas
"I was very impressed with the corn silage yield! It was the 4th year corn on corn and I expected a drop from previous years, but it clearly was a significant gain instead. No doubt, the better seed price helped just because it was two thirds the price I had paid previous years — even with the shipping cost added. Then the increased yield boosted profits even more!"
— Jerry, Wisconsin
"The weeds I have, glyphosate doesn't do a good job anyway, so it just makes sense to plant conventional, especially with the performance I saw. It sure helps out on maximizing net profit per acre. Just a no brainer for me!"
— Bee, Nebraska

Yield Data

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Hybrid H87C9 H113C H114+ H117SC9 H117SC9 H117SC9 H117SC9 H117SC9 H3163 H98SC9 H112C H102C H103C9 H105C9 H112C H117SC9 H113C H117SC9 H97C9 H109A1 H112C H117SC9 H104SC H104SC H104SC H112C H117SC9 H117SC9 H113C H117SC9 H117SC9 H97C9 H104SC H112C H100C H105C9 H105C9 H80C H87C9 H97C9 H98SC9 H98SC9 H98SC9 H113C H113C H117SC9 H117SC9 H87C9 H97C9 H97C9 H97C9 H103C9 H104SC H104SC H104SC H105C9 H105C9 H109SC H109SC H109SC H112C H112C H113C H113C H114C H114C H114C H114C H117SC9 H117SC9 H117SC9 H80C H80C H91C H94C9 H98SC9 H98SC9 H104SC H97C9 H97C9 H109SC H113C H90C H87C9 H90C H98SC9 H98SC9 H98SC9 H98SC9 H98SC9 H104SC H117SC9 H90C H97C9 H114C H117SC9 H117SC9 H117SC9 H97C9 H109SC H114C H117SC9 H87C9 H87C9 H90C H91C H87C9 H97C9 H98SC9 H104SC H117SC9
Relative Maturity 87 day 113 day 114 day 117 day 117 day 117 day 117 day 117 day 119 day 98 day 112 day 102 day 103 day 105 day 112 day 117 day 113 day 117 day 97 day 109 day 112 day 117 day 104 day 104 day 104 day 112 day 117 day 117 day 113 day 117 day 117 day 97 day 104 day 112 day 100 day 105 day 105 day 80 day 87 day 97 day 98 day 98 day 98 day 113 day 113 day 117 day 117 day 87 day 97 day 97 day 97 day 103 day 104 day 104 day 104 day 105 day 105 day 109 day 109 day 109 day 112 day 112 day 113 day 113 day 114 day 114 day 114 day 114 day 117 day 117 day 117 day 80 day 80 day 91 day 94 day 98 day 98 day 104 day 97 day 97 day 109 day 113 day 90 day 87 day 90 day 98 day 98 day 98 day 98 day 98 day 104 day 117 day 90 day 97 day 114 day 117 day 117 day 117 day 97 day 109 day 114 day 117 day 87 day 87 day 90 day 91 day 87 day 97 day 98 day 104 day 117 day
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Yield (Avg) 125.6 bu/ac 207 bu/ac 195.86 bu/ac 170 bu/ac 110-120 bu/ac 213 bu/ac 160 bu/ac 100-200 bu/ac 195.8 bu/ac 21 ton/ac 325 bu/ac 22 ton/ac 160-170 bu/ac 160-170 bu/ac 210 bu/ac 220 bu/ac 206 bu/ac 185 bu/ac 180-200 bu/ac 198-230 bu/ac 198-230 bu/ac 150-220 bu/ac 146 bu/ac 115 bu/ac 100 bu/ac 220 bu/ac 125-135 bu/ac 160-180 bu/ac 145 bu/ac 130 bu/ac 165 bu/ac 220-270 bu/ac 178 bu/ac 220-230 bu/ac 155 bu/ac 165 bu/ac 180 bu/ac 120 bu/ac 195 bu/ac 150 bu/ac 220 bu/ac 32 ton/ac 18-20 ton/ac 120 bu/ac 145 bu/ac 100 bu/ac 125-145 bu/ac 108 bu/ac 162.56 bu/ac 160 bu/ac 203.68 bu/ac 170-180 bu/ac 191.87 bu/ac 166.35 bu/ac 130-150 bu/ac 276.52 bu/ac 243.94 bu/ac 259.69 bu/ac 240s bu/ac 278.88 bu/ac 291.36 bu/ac 185.37 bu/ac 215.23 bu/ac 245.93 bu/ac 274 bu/ac 230.45 bu/ac 303.9 bu/ac 26.6 ton/ac 198 bu/ac 200.86 bu/ac 196.57 bu/ac 140-170 bu/ac 170-180 bu/ac 140-170 bu/ac 170 bu/ac 18-20 ton/ac 120-220 bu/ac 20 ton/ac 25 ton/ac 175 bu/ac 25 ton/ac 142 bu/ac 155 bu/ac 150 bu/ac 150 bu/ac 130 bu/ac 24/28 ton/ac 20 ton/ac 16 ton/ac 15 ton/ac 190 bu/ac 120 bu/ac 150 bu/ac 159 bu/ac 190 bu/ac 172 bu/ac 15 ton/ac 238 avg bu/ac 26.3 ton/ac 28.2 ton/ac 190 bu/ac 19-20 ton/ac 19-20 ton/ac 19-20 ton/ac 19-20 ton/ac 218 bu/ac 160 bu/ac 218 bu/ac 30-40 ton/ac 30 ton/ac
Yield Notes Double crop corn then beans Did great - Dryland 100 bu is average for my field Did very well. Pretty good corn Varied by field 3 ton less than Pioneer and Legacy 290 bu/acre average Tough/marginal soils. Tough/marginal soils. Planted at 28k population. Worked great for this ground did just as good as anything else they plant Very pleased Better field Rough ground 28k Plant Pop Dryland Irrigated Great test weight Heavy morning glory pressure from contaminated chicken litter Had some drought in late July Irrigated Outperformed my RR corn. Good corn yield for their ground. Irrigated, 34k plant pop Dryland Irrigated, 34k plant pop Dryland Irrigated, 34k plant pop Irrigated, 34k plant pop Irrigated, 34k plant pop Irrigated, 34k plant pop Irrigated, 34k plant pop Irrigated Ground Irrigated, 34k plant pop Irrigated, 34k plant pop Irrigated, 34k plant pop Irrigated, 34k plant pop Irrigated, 34k plant pop Irrigated Ground Irrigated, 34k plant pop Irrigated, 34k plant pop Irrigated Ground Irrigated, 34k plant pop Irrigated, 34k plant pop Organic Organic Organic Organic Organic Area that didn't get drowned out hit 220 Had a bad hailstorm at 4' Insurance adjuster estimate 31k Plant Pop 277 bu/acre on the good spots 10 bu better than RR ready corn 28k Plant Pop Just as good as anything else planted.
% Moisture 13.00% 13.00% 16.50% 15.00% 13.50% 15.00% 18.2 19.3 19.8 19.9 19.4 19.6 19.7 17.6 15.9 18.8 16.6 15.7 15.80% 18.6 18.4 18.2 18.8 20.00%
Test Weight 54-57 lb 60-61 lb 55 lb 50.5 lb 58.4 lb 57.7 lb 58.8 lb 59.7 lb 57.7 lb 56.6 lb 59.4 lb 55.2 lb 55.4 lb 55.4 lb 59.4 lb 55.4 lb 61.4 lb 59.5 lb 58 lb 50.5 lb 55.4 lb 56 lb 58 lb 54 lb
Grower Notes 28k Plant Pop. Extremely wet year. 28k Plant Pop. Extremely wet year. 28k Plant Pop. Extremely wet year. Great standability. 23k Plant Pop. 28k Plant Pop. Extremely wet year. Really long thick kernels. 2 Long Dry Spells. Won test plot & field trails against 8 other hybrids. Best plant pop was 24.8-28k 28k Plant Pop. Extremely wet year. Didn't get super tall but plants look good. He wants to try more for this coming season. June 10th planting #3 in plot (30 hybrids) #1 in ROI Not the best drydown for his area due to long maturity. Planted at 36k. Would probably take population down to around 30 for better standability. No rains in August. Putting most acres in Milo No rains in August. Putting most acres in Milo Did just as good as anything else Right next to NK (225 bu/acre), Agrigold variety (190 bu/acre) Average yield. Bad compaction on field. Did just as good as other hybrids Tough growing year. Very pleased w/ corn. Got very tall Good yield for our ground. Light ground w/ no irrigation & dry spell According to insurance company - was cut for silage 15 ft tall w/ zero snap Dairy nutritionist said it was almost BRM quality. Very digestibile and high quality feed. Very impressed with performance. Pleased with it 140 units Nitrogen Made about 100 bushels. Which doesn’t sound good until you look at the triple stack Pioneer right beside it that made 80. Chopped for silage & grain. Was pleased "put an extra $53/acre back in my pocket from seed savings per acre!" "It by far exceeded our expectations by 30-40 bushel!" 27K final stand. Dryland. Top yielding irrigated hybrid on the farm did 202 bu/acre for comparison. The $85 bag out-yielded the seed that would have cost me $285. It’s very good corn priced very cheap 30-45 bu/acre more than competitor Too much rain during growing season. Avg yield in area was 15 ton/acre Too much moisture. Most got drowned out. Did just as good $300/bag corn 2 bu off top hybrid in plot Thought it was short on late season N. Only was able to put 100 lb. N/acre Dryland starter only Good tonnage Did well on non weedy half Thought it was one of the best hybrids he has seen in awhile due to drought tolerance Not a perfect year, but still performed very well for us 5-10% better than $250/bag (RR) Surprised how well it did given growing season. Great kernel depth, tall corn that stood very well “It completely paid off, and it did great for me,” Weight difference had even his neighbors asking questions. 15" spacing @ 38k pop.
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Plot Trials

NC State Trial for H117SC9
179.4 bu/acre @ Beaufort location at 32k plant population.

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