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2020 Corn Hybrids

november 2019 coverCorn South presents a partial listing of corn hybrids suited for the Southern growing region. For a more complete listing, contact your seed representative.


DKC62-05 Brand (RM 112)
• A great refuge option with proven genetics
• Good late-season standability and adapted to most acres

DKC62-08 Brand (RM 112)
• Versatile product with top yield potential
• Very good stalks, roots, drought tolerance
• Nice dry down and test weight
• Proven performer

DKC64-35 Brand (RM 114)
• Disease Shield product with excellent foliar disease tolerance and staygreen
• Very good stalk and root strength
• Excellent southern rust tolerance
• Excellent grain quality with a somewhat open husk type

DKC65-20 Brand (RM 115)
• Shorter plant stature with a broad canopy
• Impressive standability
• Very good staygreen and intactness
• Strong drought tolerance

DKC65-93 Brand (RM 115)
• RR2 option with good stress tolerance; strong yield potential across environments
• Attractive plant type with strong field agronomics
• Strong roots and stalks provide good standability

DKC66-18 Brand (RM 116)
• Excellent yield potential with good movement across regions and environments
• Moderate plant type with very good standability
• Very good disease package and harvest time flexibility
• Best suited to medium to medium-high plant populations

DKC66-75 Brand (RM 116)
• Disease Shield product with excellent foliar disease tolerance
• Strong performance at high yield levels
• A tall hybrid with good standability

DKC66-97 Brand (RM 116)
• Best suited in irrigated environments
• Strong stalks and roots
• A stable performer
• Very good late-season plant integrity

DKC67-44 Brand (RM 117)
• Can perform in both low- and high-yield environments
• Nice ear flex and grain quality
• Very strong drought tolerance

DKC68-26 Brand (RM 118)
• Good Goss’s wilt tolerance
• Very good in irrigated environments
• Taller with good greensnap tolerance
• Good husk coverage with girthy, flex-type ears

DKC68-69 Brand (RM 118)
• Strong foliar disease tolerance package
• Robust plant type with good canopy coverage
• Strong yield opportunity
• Versatility and drought tolerance to be used in most yield environments

DKC70-27 Brand (RM 120)
• Disease Shield product with excellent foliar disease tolerance
• Strong performance in dryland or
irrigated environments
• Full-season performance leader
• Very good grain quality

Local Seed

LC0877 (RM 108)
• Exciting genetics with high-yield potential
• Outstanding early season performance
• Excels under high management
• Phenomenal southern movement

LC1289 (RM 112)
• Excellent test weight on a 112 RM plant
• Outstanding early season performance
• Stalks and roots are a plus
• Responds well to high management

LC1398 (RM 113)
• New for upper Mid-South and East
• Strong yields with good southern movement in an earlier hybrid
• Solid disease package with excellent staygreen and late-season standability

LC1488 (RM 114)
• Excels in high-yield environments
• Solid agronomics with an excellent disease package
• Excellent late-season appearance with southern movement

LC1577 (RM 115)
• Consistent, broad acre 115 RM hybrid
• Great early vigor suitable for early planting and no-till
• Semi-flex ear that responds to plant population and management

LC1678 (RM 116)
• Great early vigor on a medium-statured plant that stands well
• Great stalks and roots with good late-season intactness
• Consistent yields across a wide geography

LC1688 (RM 116)
• New, attractive dual-purpose hybrid with a dense canopy
• Very consistent across soil types and geographies
• A must-plant in all 115 RM zones

LC1776 (RM 117)
• Very nice, proven 117-day hybrid
• Can cover wide rows and is suitable for most soil types, production practices
• Very good drought tolerance and semi-flex ears, but does respond to management and irrigation

LC1795 (RM 117)
• New 117 RM product for the Mid-South and Southeast
• Medium plant height with a wide canopy that fits wide rows
• Good stress tolerance makes this an excellent choice for dryland or limited water situations

LC1878 (RM 118)
• Tall and robust plant with high ear placement and excellent plant health
• Great fit for all soil types and responds to population
• Outstanding agronomic package and early seedling vigor

LC1898 (RM 118)
• New high-yielding hybrid with Trecepta for ear protection
• Excellent with northern corn leaf blight with strong stalks and roots
• Very good test weight on a semi-flex ear for all management styles
LC1987 (RM 119)
• Solid disease package with beautiful late-season plant health and standability
• Full-season hybrid suited for multiple environments
• Excellent grain quality with heavy test weight and yield potential

NK Corn

NK0821 (RM 108)
• Maximizes yield with rain; increases yield without rain
• Outstanding stalks and very good roots for season-long standability
• Very strong emergence allows for early planting
• Good ear flex for population flexibility

NK1082 (RM 110) – NEW
• Broadly adapted hybrid for all yield
• Excellent yield potential with Agrisure Artesian technology
• Moderate plant stature with great
emergence for earlier planting window
• Flexible trait offering for step change in above- and below-ground management

NK1205 (RM 112) – NEW
• Attractive plant stature to minimize residue
• Strong yield performance across the Eastern United States
• Works well across all soil types with dependable drought tolerance
• Excellent grain quality and test weight

NK1354 (RM 113)
• Solid disease package to protect top-end yield potential
• Excellent emergence and solid early vigor for a fast start
• Superb dry down for a quick harvest
• Good ear flex provides for population flexibility

NK1444 (RM 114)
• Very strong stalk strength enhances late-season plant intactness
• Superior stress tolerance for consistent top-end yields
• Yields well in high-disease environments, despite low gray leaf spot resistance
• Ear flex allows for normal to below-
normal planting populations

NK1460 (RM 114) – NEW
• Leading trait package for management
of above- and below-ground insects
• Broadly adapted hybrid with one industry’s leading trait options
• Solid performance under limited irrigation or rainfall
NK1573 (RM 115)
• Population driven for top performance
• Strong agronomics with stable yields
• Very good root and stalk strength for harvest flexibility
• Dependable staygreen to help maximize yield potential

NK1694 (RM 116)
• Well adapted to drought-prone soils
• Broadly adapted product with superior yield potential
• Yields well in high-disease environments, despite average gray leaf spot resistance
• Stable plant and ear height across rolling stress environments

NK1808 (RM 118)
• Strong choice for highly productive irrigated and dryland systems
• Broadly adapted with a complete agronomic package
• Tall plant type with good stalks for improved standability
• Great plant health and staygreen promotes late-season intactness


P0720AM – NEW
• Early maturing corn hybrid offers above-average emergence
• Favorable stalk and solid root strength
• Competitive gray leaf spot resistance and above-average northern corn leaf blight resistance
• Position in early planting situations on moderately stressed soils to irrigated acres

P1077AM – NEW
• 110 RM product with good stability and exceptional yield potential
• Reliable drought tolerance brings stability and allows for planting on variable soils
• Moderate plant height along with strong stalks and average roots
• Avoid fields with a history of early root concerns

• Excellent agronomics to position on irrigated sandy, silt loam soils for high yields
• Good stalks, strong roots and mid-season brittle stalk resistance
• Above-average resistance to northern corn leaf blight

• New 119-day hybrid for the South that offers stable yield potential with good agronomics
• Strong stalks and roots
• Moderate level of northern corn leaf blight tolerance

REV Brand

REV 17BHR98 Brand (RM 107)
• Early Mid-South and Deep South option
• Compact plant with good ear placement
• Upright leaf structure well suited for twin-row or narrow-row applications

REV 24BHR70/24LPR70 Brand (RM 114)
• Medium type with medium-low ear placement
• Very good ear quality under stress
• Very good test weight
• Very good northern leaf blight resistance

REV 24BHR99 Brand (RM 114)
• More compact plant type
• Very solid all-around agronomics
• Good grain, silage, or food hybrid
• Very responsive to increased inputs

REV 25R27/25BHR26/25LPR26 Brand (RM 115)
• Medium plant and ear height
• Works well across a wide variety of soils
• Very good grain quality and ear flex
• Silage potential

REV 25BHR80 Brand (RM 115)
• Medium tall with medium ear placement
• Very good test weight
• Above average ear quality with good tip fill
• Above average gray leaf spot resistance

REV 25BHR89/25LPR89 Brand (RM 115)
• Robust plant is stable across soil types
• Deep, toothy grain with very good test weight

REV 26BHR30 Brand (RM 116)
• Outstanding yield potential and very high test weight
• Best suited to most productive soils
• Watch out on northern corn leaf blight

REV 28BHR18 Brand (RM 118)
• Good mix of yield potential and stress tolerance
• Very good ear flex
• Aggressive early growth
• Large plant type suited for wider rows

REV 2858SXE Brand (RM 118)
• Excellent yield for full-maturity hybrid
• Medium/tall with great staygreen
• Tolerance to Enlist Duo herbicide
• For fields with history of Goss’s wilt.[divider]

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