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Ear Type
Cob Color
GDUs to Mid-pollination
GDUs to Black Layer
Pollination for Maturity


Ear Type – Semi-Flex
Cob Color – Red
GDUs to Mid-pollination – 1240
GDUs to Black Layer – 2370
Pollination for Maturity – Medium


Powerhouse yielder with excellent early season vigor and growth! Strong roots and stalks. High test weight.


Average Goss’s wilt tolerance. Shows some sensitivity to high rates of HPPD herbicides.


Western hybrid with very good drought tolerance. Works well for silage or for grain. Not for use in continuous corn. Requires fungicide applications due to average ratings on other diseases like gray leaf spot. Yields best in the good to great soils and in higher fertility situations.


The higher the number, the better the performance or rating.

Hefty Corn 4812 Plot Results

YearBrandProductTraitRMMoistureDry Bu/AcYield RankPlot NameStateCooperator
2018HeftyH4812VT2P9820.92196Baltic Corn Plot 2BalticSDAg PhD
2018HeftyH4812VT2P9821.1239.39Baltic Corn Plot 3BalticSDAg PhD
2018HeftyH4812VT2P9821.9195.713Breckenridge Corn Plot 1BreckenridgeMNAg PhD
2018HeftyH4812VT2P9824.42106Hancock Corn Plot 1HancockMNAg PhD
2018HeftyH4812VT2P9823.6199.68Hancock Corn Plot 2HancockMNAg PhD
2018HeftyH4812VT2P9818.1180.65Huron Corn Plot 2HuronSDAg PhD
2018HeftyH4812VT2P9819.5210.84Hancock Corn Plot 3HancockMNAg PhD
2018HeftyH4812VT2P9815.4162.17Marshall Corn Plot 1MarshallMNAg PhD
2018HeftyH4812VT2P10816.9207.94Marshall Corn Plot 2MarshallMNAg PhD
2018HeftyH4812VT2P9825.6307.76Warden Corn Plot 1WardenWAHefty Store
2017HeftyH4812VT2P9818.97234.85Baltic Corn Plot 2BalticSDHefty Store
2017HeftyH4812VT2P9820.87162.64Watertown Corn Plot 1WatertownSDHefty Store
2019HeftyH4812VT2P9822.4162.22Freeman, SD Corn 2019FreemanSDAg PhD
2019HeftyH4812VT2P9819.3217.23East Vermillion, SD Soybeans 2019VermillionSDAg PhD
2019HeftyH4812VT2P9821.4143.52South Plankinton, SD Corn 2019PlankintonSDAg PhD
2019HeftyH4812VT2P9823.6187.48North Sibley, IA Corn 2019SibleySDAg PhD
2019HeftyH4812VT2P9820207.213Baltic, SD Corn PlotBalticSDAg PhD

Hefty 4812 always performs well for me.

Jim, Central South Dakota

Hefty hybrids on my farm like H4812 look better than most competitive brands.

Steve, Jackson County, Minnesota

Hefty 4812 has very good standability.

Lon, Brown County, South Dakota

Hefty 4812 was my best corn the last 2 years. It continues to look impressive this year.

Jim, Columbia, South Dakota

Hefty 4812 yields very well.

Todd, Brown County, South Dakota