This plot features a corn hybrid comparison, from which we will track and showcase both our best-selling and newest products. It is planted on sandy loam soil.

Planting date: May 5, 2020

Date
CHU*
Rainfall* (mm)
May 5
3.0
0.0
May 12
30.5
8.5
May 19
127.7
66.1
May 26
284.4
66.8
June 2
432.8
74.3
June 9
606.3
75.6
June 16
755.4
90.2
June 23
945.2
92.7
June 30
1127.5
124.7
July 7
1326.9
127.4
July 14
1529.2
220.2
July 21
1735.7
240.6
July 28
1935.2
241.8
August 4
2123.1
303.1
August 11
2301.8
303.1
August 18
2481.7
315.0
August 25
2658.5
320.2
September 1
2844.7
360.7
September 8
3007.8
400.7
September 15
3145.2
404.0
September 22
3243.4
404.0
September 29
3397.7
413.5
October 6
3462.0
420.7
October 13
3576.0
428.8
October 20
3626.2
438.4
*accumulated since planting

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Harvest/récolte

MZ 4049SMX

MZ 4368SMX

MZ 4577SMX

MZ 5088DBR

Observations

Oct 20

Harvest date: October 20

Total accumulated CHU*: 3626.2

Total accumulated rainfall*: 438.4 mm

*source: 4rcast.com

Harvest results:

MZ 4049SMX: 252.7 bu/ac

MZ 4368SMX: 250.5 bu/ac

MZ 4577SMX: 257.0 bu/ac

MZ 5088DBR: 267.0 bu/ac

All the hybrids did relatively well at this plot, but MZ 4577SMX and MZ 5088DBR were the clear stars, with MZ 5088DBR coming out on top with bushels per acre while MZ 4577SMX was the best performing in terms of income per acre. Check out the harvest gallery to see more results.

Jul 7

Corn is at V13-14 and about 4 leaves to tassel. Crop is showing minor drought conditions with corn “pineappling” occurring mid-day. No real concerns but could use a good rain. Critical time for moisture at flowering time.

May 5

Corn planted with conventional tillage; previous crop was corn.

MZ 4049SMX

Trait: VT Double PRO® RIB Complete® Corn
CHU: 2975
RM: 100
Product Features:
  • Hybrid with top-end yield
  • Solid stress tolerance
  • Open husk for rapid drydown
  • Solid stalks allow delayed harvest
  • Predicted favourable response to fungicides and higher population
  • Excellent in corn on corn management
  • Ideal for delayed harvest

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MZ 4368SMX

Trait: SmartStax® RIB Complete® Corn
CHU: 3100
RM: 103
Product Features:
  • Impressive fall intactness
  • Strong stalks and stay green for flexible harvest
  • Responds to intensive management, including additional nitrogen and fungicides
  • Open husks allow fast grain drydown
  • Ideal for delayed harvest

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MZ 4577SMX

Trait: SmartStax® RIB Complete® Corn
CHU: 3150
RM: 105
Product Features:
  • Excellent stress tolerance
  • Attractive late season appearance
  • Husks open to accelerate drydown
  • Solid stalks allow flexible harvest
  • Excels in variable yield environments
  • Predicted slight response to extra inputs

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MZ 5088DBR

Trait: VT Double PRO® RIB Complete® Corn
CHU: 3275
RM: 110
Product Features:
  • Rapid vigour for tough conditions
  • Strong stalks for flexible harvest
  • Excels in variable yield environments
  • Responds to intensive management
  • Predicted response to fungicide and increased population
  • Maintain moderate population

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