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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 – 1250
GDUs to Black Layer – 2480
Pollination for Maturity – Medium


Stress tolerant, high-yielding hybrid! Strong Goss’s tolerance and excellent test weight. Great greensnap scores as well.


Ear type has a little less flex and a medium high population is preferred.


Keep the populations up over 25,000 in the stress zones and pour the coals to this hybrid with population, fertility, and foliar fungicides in the high yielding ground. Excellent low-end yield stability with great upside as well. Planting time insecticide is recommended in areas of the country with moderate levels of rootworm or other soil insect pressure.


H5522 Agronomic Chart

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

Hefty Corn 5522 Plot Results

YearBrandProductTraitRMMoistureDry Bu/AcYield RankPlot NameStateCooperator
2018HeftyH5522VT2P10521.8240.97Baltic Corn Plot 3BalticSDAg PhD
2018HeftyH5522VT2P10519.1211.21Huron Corn Plot 3HuronSDAg PhD
2018HeftyH5522VT2P10519127.27Kimball Corn Plot 2KimballSDAg PhD
2018HeftyH5522VT2P10516.3286.83Sheldon Corn Plot 1SheldonIAAg PhD
2018HeftyH5522VT2P10518.4216.53Sheldon Corn Plot 2SheldonIAAg PhD
2018HeftyH5522VT2P10517.5215.617Britt, IA 2018 Early Season F.I.R.S.T corn plotBrittIAF.I.R.S.T. Plot
2018HeftyH5522VT2P10518.6220.914Plymouth, IA 2018 Early Season F.I.R.S.T corn plotPlymouthIAF.I.R.S.T. Plot
2018HeftyH5522VT2P10519.6235.410Osage, IA 2018 Early Season F.I.R.S.T corn plotOsageIAF.I.R.S.T. Plot
2018HeftyH5522VT2P10518.0244.610Greene, IA 2018 Early Season F.I.R.S.T corn plotGreeneIAF.I.R.S.T. Plot
2018HeftyH5522VT2P10517.5252.72Waterloo, IA 2018 Early Season F.I.R.S.T corn plotWaterlooIAF.I.R.S.T. Plot
2018HeftyH5522VT2P10518.4241.430Manchester, IA 2018 Early Season F.I.R.S.T. Corn PlotManchesterIAF.I.R.S.T. Plot
2018HeftyH5522VT2P10521.1216.121Cobb, WI 2018 Early Season F.I.R.S.T. Corn PlotCobbWIF.I.R.S.T. Plot
2018HeftyH5522VT2P10514.9273.31Remsen, IA 2018 Early Season F.I.R.S.T. Corn PlotRemsenIAF.I.R.S.T. Plot
2018HeftyH5522VT2P10520.3224.18Paullina, IA 2018 Early Season F.I.R.S.T. Corn PlotPaullinaIAF.I.R.S.T. Plot
2018HeftyH5522VT2P10519.5254.09Emmetsburg, IA 2018 Early Season F.I.R.S.T. Corn PlotEmmetsburgIAF.I.R.S.T. Plot
2018HeftyH5522VT2P10519.9231.97Arlington, WI 2018 Full Season F.I.R.S.T. Corn PlotArlingtonWIF.I.R.S.T. Plot
2018HeftyH5522VT2P10515.8202.029Monroe, WI 2018 Full Season F.I.R.S.T. Corn PlotMonroeWIF.I.R.S.T. Plot
2018HeftyH5522VT2P10522.3297.312Princeton Corn Plot 3PrincetonILHefty Store
2019HeftyH5522VT2P10526.6182.312North Sibley, IA Corn 2019SibleySDAg PhD
2019HeftyH5522VT2P10523.1224.75East Le Mars, IA Corn 2019Le MarsIAAg PhD
2019HeftyH5522VT2P10524.3208.21East Sheldon, IA Corn 2019SheldonIAAg PhD
2019HeftyH5522VT2P10522.9194.62West Hawarden, IA Corn 2019HawardenIAAg PhD
2019HeftyH5522VT2P10522230.55Olivia, MN Corn PlotOliviaMNAg PhD
2019HeftyH5522VT2P10522.6215.68Baltic, SD Corn PlotBalticSDAg PhD
2020HeftyH5522VT210522.9304.0612020 Othello, WA Corn Plot 1OthelloWAHefty
2020HeftyH5522VT2P10529.7304.72102020 Warden, WA Corn Plot 1WardenWAHefty
2020HeftyH5522VT2P10519.5272.84Godhal, MN Corn Plot 1GodhalMNAg PhD
2020HeftyH5522VT2P10520.6235.19Remsen, IA Corn Plot 1RemsenIAAg PhD
2020HeftyH5522VT2P10518.7196.73Sheldon, IA Corn Plot 1SheldonIAAg PhD
2020HeftyH5522VT2P10515251.46Sheldon, IA Corn Plot 2SheldonIAHefty
2020HeftyH5522VT2P10519.9209.611Sibley, IA Corn Plot 1SibleyIAAg PhD
2020HeftyH5522VT2P10514.2182.421Beresford, SD Full Season F.I.R.S.T Corn PlotBeresfordSDF.I.R.S.T.
2020HeftyH5522VT2P10517.825227Dell Rapids, SD Full-Season F.I.R.S.T Corn PlotDell RapidsSDF.I.R.S.T.
2020HeftyH5522VT2P10517.6237.529Columbus, NE Early Season F.I.R.S.T. Corn PlotColumbusNEF.I.R.S.T.
2020HeftyH5522VT2P10516.1237.24Mclean, NE Early-Season F.I.R.S..T. Corn PlotMcleanNEF.I.R.S.T.
2020HeftyH5522VT2P10514208.424Wayne, NE Early-Season F.I.R.S.T. Corn PlotWayneNEF.I.R.S.T.
2020HeftyH5522VT2P10515.821323Wisner, NE Early-Season F.I.R.S.T. Corn PlotWisnerNEF.I.R.S.T.
2020HeftyH5522VT2P10516.6226.86Ventura, IA Early-Season F.I.R.S.T. Corn PlotVenturaIAF.I.R.S.T.
2020HeftyH5522VT2P10514.6237.617Mankato, MN Full-Season F.I.R.S.T Corn PlotMankatoMNF.I.R.S.T.
2020HeftyH5522VT2P1051223021Ponca, NE Early-Season F.I.R.S.T Corn PlotPoncaNEF.I.R.S.T.

Hefty 5522 was 10 bushels better than the competitive 105-day hybrid in the same field.

Cody, Raymond, Minnesota

Hefty 5522 is above average in emergence, disease, and yield. It performed well, and we increased our quantity and broadened our varieties with our Hefty Seed order.

Tim, Northern Iowa

Hefty 5522 did so awesome for me! I will definitely plant it again.

Keith, Northwest Iowa

Hefty 5522 weathered some big storms and stood up to serious winds. This corn is economical.

Dave, Northwest Iowa