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GDUs to Mid-pollination: 1300
GDUs to Black Layer: 2480
Pollination for Maturity: Medium
Ear Type: Flex
Cob Color: Red

GDUs to Mid-pollination: 1300
GDUs to Black Layer: 2480
Pollination for Maturity: Medium
Ear Type: Flex
Cob Color: Red

KEY STRENGTHS
Yield, full flex, and great Goss’s wilt tolerance! You’ll love this hybrid as it jumps out of the ground and maintains vibrant plant health throughout the season. Excellent drydown and a strong silage choice, as well. Handled tar spot better than other hybrids.

WEAKNESSES
Average rating on gray leaf spot.

POSITIONING
Broad acre placement of this flex ear hybrid. Fits on nearly all soil types and can handle lower planting populations. While it has a very strong disease protection package, foliar fungicide for gray leaf spot protection is recommended.

AGRONOMIC & DISEASE RATINGS

H5444 Agronomic Chart

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

I first tried Hefty because of the price point. Then I put four hybrids in my competition plot with four other brands of corn. Hefty took 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in my plot. That’s when I knew I was planting the real deal!

Ben, Moses Lake, Washington

I put my Hefty corn up to my favorite Pioneer and Dekalb, and wow does it perform! I’ll keep planting Hefty!

Luke, Iowa

I know that when I give my business to Hefty Seed Company, I can count on great yields from their products and outstanding service from their knowledgeable agronomists.

Paul, Southeast South Dakota

We have had a really good run with Hefty Corn hybrids on our farm over the last several years. In fact, they have been our top-yielding hybrids for a number of years now.

Nathan, Watertown, South Dakota

Out of everything I planted, Hefty has always been the first corn out of the ground over the last three years.

Devon, Southeast Nebraska

The emergence and yields I have gotten from my Hefty Brand Seed have been outstanding!

Mark, Southeast South Dakota

I plant corn for Habitat for Hunting. My ground is really tough due to flooding it each year. I switched to Hefty Corn because of how well it handles tough, dry soil.

Mike, Othellow, Washington