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2019 Product Guide

Red Wheat


Hopewell

Hopewell is one of the finest soft red winter wheat released by Ohio Foundation Seed.

Hopewell’s straw strength us excellent with respectable yield and test weight.

Hopewell has resistance to Wheat Spindle Streak virus and powdery mildew.

 

2017 MSU Trail Data

Yield – 4 Year avg

92.4 bu/ac

Plant Height (3 Yr avg)

38.1

Lodging Score (0 – 9)

2.0


Red Devil

Bearded red wheat line available.

Good powdery mildew resistance, average test weight and above average yield.

Excellent winter hardiness and is moderately susceptible to scab.

Red Devil yielded 90.0 by/ac in the 2017 MSU multi-country, high management wheat yield trails.

 

2017 MSU Trail Data

Yield – 4 Year avg

96.7 bu/ac

Plant Height (3 Yr avg)

36.1

Lodging Score (0 – 9)

2.0


Red Dragon

Red Dragon is a non-bearded, high yielding, soft red winter wheat.

Good lodging resistance and is resistant to strip rust and wheat spindle streak mosaic virus.

In the 2017 Michigan State University Wheat variety Trails, Red Dragon yielded 85.8 bc/ac.

Chaff and straw color is white and is recommended as livestock bedding material due to its lack of beards. Three year average plant height is 39.1″.

Widely Adapted to Michigan soils and climate with an average maturing date.

 

2017 MSU Trail Data

Yield – 4 Year avg

97.1 bu/ac

Plant Height (3 Yr avg)

39.1

Lodging Score (0 – 9)

3.0


Sunburst

Sunburst is a non-bearded, high yielding, soft red winter wheat developed by an Ohio breeding program – Sunbeam Extract.

Good lodging resistance (think short straw) and is resistant to strip rust and wheat spindle streak mosaic virus.

In the 2017 Michigan State University Wheat Variety Trails, Sunburst has a 5 county average yield of 93.6 bu/ac.

Sunburst chaff and straw color is white.

Sunburst is widely adapted to Michigan soils and climate with an average maturing date.

 

2017 MSU Trail Data

Yield – 4 Year avg

96.8 bu/ac

Plant Height (3 Yr avg)

30.9

Lodging Score (0 – 9)

2.0


Whale

Whale is a new non-bearded, white chaffed soft red winter wheat line.

Originated from an Indiana breeding program and has adapted well to Michigan.

Whale is resistant to powdery mildew, septoria leaf blotch, leaf rust and stripe rust.

Late season variety with “good” winter hardiness and lodging resistance.

Whale yielded 92.5 by/ac in the 2017 MSU multi-county wheat yield trails and has a 3 year average of 101.1 by/ac.

 

2017 MSU Trail Data

Yield – 4 Year avg

98.5 bu/ac

Plant Height (3 Yr avg)

35.1

Lodging Score (0 – 9)

2.0


White Wheat


Ac Mountain

AC Mountain is non-bearded soft white winter wheat developed at the Agriculture Canada Research Station in Ontario. Ac Mountain is a high yielding variety with good lodging resistance and moderate resistance to barley yellow dwarf virus.

In the 2016 Michigan State University Wheat Variety Trails, Mc Mountain has a 5 county average yield of 113.0 by/ac.

Mc Mountain chaff and straw color is white and makes excellent livestock bedding material.

Mac Mountain is widely adapted to Michigan soils and climate with an average maturing date.

Just a thought… use a 10.5 ounce rate of Palisade on this variety in the spring when you put on your herbicide and fungicide, Your probability of lodging is greatly reduced.

 

2017 MSU Trail Data

Yield – 4 Year avg

102.5 bu/ac

Plant Height (3 Yr avg)

34.6

Lodging Score (0 – 9)

2.9


Jupiter

Jupiter is a non-bearded, height yielding, soft white winter wheat developed by Michigan State University.

Jupiter is the second height yielding white wheat variety tested in the 2-16 MSU yield trails with a 5 county average of 119.9 bu/ac.

Good lodging resistance and is resistant to strip rust and wheat spindle streak mosaic virus.

Jupiter chaff and straw color is bronze.

Widely adapted to Michigan soils and climate with a late maturing date abut three days after AC Mountain.

 

2017 MSU Trail Data

Yield – 4 Year avg

107.8 bu/ac

Plant Height (3 Yr avg)

32.0

Lodging Score (0 – 9)

2.7


Venus

Venus is a very attractive new white wheat line with an excellent disease package and good test weight. Venus has excellent resistance to powdery mildew and soil born mosaic virus.

Venus has some scab resistance and is moderately resistant to stripe rust and leaf rust.

Venus is short in stature, is awned (meaning that its bearded), with creamy yellow chaff color.

In the 2016 MSU Variety Trails, Venus yielded 111.2 bu/ac.

 

2017 MSU Trail Data

Yield – 4 Year avg

97.8 bu/ac

Plant Height (3 Yr avg)

36.4

Lodging Score (0 – 9)

4.4


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