This plot features a silage 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: June 2, 2020

Date
CHU*
Rainfall* (mm)
June 2
24.7
0.0
June 9
158.3
21.1
June 16
289.0
21.1
June 23
433.0
35.1
June 30
616.8
52.1
July 7
809.9
74.1
July 14
983.7
92.8
July 21
1145.6
97.7
July 28
1322.3
101.6
August 4
1475.9
101.6
August 11
1642.5
103.5
August 18
1795.3
113.6
August 25
1965.1
130.1
September 1
2099.6
141.0
September 8
2191.5
151.4
September 15
2279.7
152.3
September 22
2382.9
152.3
September 29
2485.7
156.4
*accumulated since planting

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MS 8022R

MS 8171R

Harvest/récolte

Observations

Sep 29

Harvest date: September 29

Total accumulated CHU*: 2485.7

Total accumulated rainfall*: 156.4 mm

*source: gov.mb.ca (Manitoba Ag-Weather Program)

 

Harvest results:

MS 8171R

Tonnes/Acre: 18.6

Milk/Acre (kg): 18,966

MS 8022R:

Tonnes/Acre: 18.2

Milk/Acre (kg): 18,188

 

Both our featured products landed at or near the top results in this plot. Check out the harvest gallery for more information.

Aug 6

MS 8171R is flowering 65 days after planting.

Aug 5

MS 8022R is flowering 64 days after planting.

Jul 2

Both hybrids showing great early season vegetative growth standing out from everything else. MS 8171R having a small advantage in height. High temperatures and adequate moisture with clean field have the corn looking great. Unevenness to the field causing some issues with uniformity but MS 8171R looking uniform throughout.

 

Jun 15

33,000 population on both MS 8022R and MS 8171R 13 days after planting.

Jun 2

Corn planted with conventional tillage; previous crop was corn.

MS 8022R

Trait: Roundup Ready® Corn 2
CHU: 2250
RM: 75
Product Features:
  • Aggresive early season vigour
  • Rapid grain set for early geography
  • Large harvest window
  • White cobs for more palatable silage

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MS 8171R

Trait: Roundup Ready® Corn 2
CHU: 2400
RM: 80
Product Features:
  • Early flowering allows movement north
  • Strong agronomics
  • Leading performance
  • Robust plant stature

To learn more about this product, click here.