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

Semi-Flex
Red
1320
2600
Medium

Ear Type – Semi-Flex
Cob Color – Red
GDUs to Mid-pollination – 1320
GDUs to Black Layer – 2600
Pollination for Maturity – Medium

KEY STRENGTHS

Key hybrid with broad national placement! Excellent top-end yield potential with best in class test weight. Very good stalks and roots. Improved tolerance to anthracnose stalk rot.

WEAKNESSES

Tall, sturdy plants have some level of greensnap risk. Susceptible to physoderma.

POSITIONING

This hybrid has some flex to the ear and does respond well to intensive fertility and crop protection management. Will need a fungicide application or two to keep gray leaf spot away. Has a great plant structure that holds up well through the season. Prefers to stay on the good to great soils for full yield expression. Close relative to H6214 with slightly better drydown.

AGRONOMIC & DISEASE RATINGS

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

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

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

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

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

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

Devon, Southeast Nebraska