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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 – 1215
GDUs to Black Layer – 2440
Pollination for Maturity – Medium


High yielding hybrid with very good tolerance to Goss’s Wilt! You’ll want to plant this hybrid early and feed it to push yields! Flexes well for length. Taller hybrid with very good roots and stalks.


Average rating for gray leaf spot.


Works best in the variable to good ground. Responds very well to added fertility. This is not our lead selection for wet ground. Did show some sensitivity to high rates of ALS herbicides, especially pre-emerge. Don’t skip the pre, though, as early weed control is key with this hybrid. Responds well to foliar fungicide applications, especially in gray leaf spot country where fungicides are routinely used. Very close relative to H5212, but adds below ground insect protection plus significantly improved anthracnose stalk rot tolerance.


H5214 Agronomic Chart

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

Hefty Corn 5214 Plot Results

YearBrandProductTraitRMMoistureDry Bu/AcYield RankPlot NameStateCooperator
2021HeftyH5214SS10213.599.715Freeman, SD Corn Plot 2021FreemanSDAg PhD
2021HeftyH5214SS10216.3218.912Rockwell, IA Corn Plot 2021RockwellIAHefty
2021HeftyH5214SS10217.82089Rockwell, IA Corn Plot 2021 - 2RockwellIAHefty
2020HeftyH5214SS10213.8204.423Tampico, IL 2020 Ultra Early-Season F.I.R.S.T. Corn PlotTampicoILF.I.R.S.T.
2020HeftyH5214SS102196.114.828Greene, IA Early-Season F.I.R.S.T. Corn PlotGreeneIAF.I.R.S.T.
2020HeftyH5214SS102223.316.928Winnebago, IL Ultra Early-Season F.I.R.S.T. Corn PlotWinnebagoILF.I.R.S.T.
2019HeftyH5214SS10221.7214.310Baltic, SD Corn PlotBalticSDAg PhD
2018HeftyH5214SS10221.3225.319Baltic Corn Plot 3BalticSDAg PhD
2018HeftyH5214SS10221.5167.912Baltic Corn Plot 4BalticSDAg PhD
2018HeftyH5214SS10219.9223.31Hancock Corn Plot 7HancockMNAg PhD
2018HeftyH5214SS10214.4175.925Mazon, IL 2018 Ultra Early F.I.R.S.T Corn PlotMazonILF.I.R.S.T.
2018HeftyH5214SS10216.4192.328Monroe, WI 2018 Early Season F.I.R.S.T. Corn PlotMonroeWIF.I.R.S.T.
2018HeftyH5214SS10220.9281.221Princeton Corn Plot 3PrincetonILHefty
2018HeftyH5214SS10218.7195.79Sheldon Corn Plot 2SheldonIAAg PhD
2018HeftyH5214SS10220.6212.925Watertown, WI 2018 Early Season F.I.R.S.T. Corn PlotWatertownWIF.I.R.S.T.
2018HeftyH5214SS10219.9185.63Winthrop Corn Plot 1WinthropMNAg PhD

This hybrid (Hefty 5214) stands out in the field. Don’t hesitate to plant Hefty Brand Seed!

Jason, Sibley, Iowa

My Hefty 5214 emerged quickly out of the ground.

Mark, Southwest Minnesota

Year after year, Hefty Brand corn and soybeans prove to be winners. The neighbors are always asking what I plant.

Allen, Breckenridge, Minnesota

I planted Hefty Brand Corn with harvest success! I will continue to plant Hefty Seed.

Cliff, North Central Iowa