Published on Monday, November 6, 2017
Here are your 2018 new product highlights.
BECK 6274V2Pbrand is a new and exciting 112-day product for 2018 that is part of the “74” family, which has best in class grain quality and plant health. BECK 6274V2Pbrand is recommended for the better acres on your farm and will handle well drained, and wet-natured environments. This product is a very good candidate for 30 in. or narrow row widths and continuous corn acres. BECK 6274V2Pbrand prefers increased populations ranging from 32,000 to 36,000 plants/A. and will respond to higher nitrogen rates. This is a great choice for bringing plant health and strong yields to your farm!
BECK 6368V2Pbrand is another new product that is definitely one to get excited about. With a 113-day maturity, it will be a staple on farms across the southern region. BECK 6368V2Pbrand brings incredible consistency down the row and placement versatility to fit any acre. This hybrid showed plot-topping yields in both 2016 and 2017, but has also shown its stress capabilities in tough situations. Population recommendations range from 30,000 to 36,000 plants/A. and later applications of nitrogen and fungicide are recommended. BECK 6368V2Pbrand is a great candidate for any operation that is looking for a consistent product with excellent yield potential.
BECK 6774V2Pbrand is another “74” family product coming in at a 117-day maturity. Like BECK 6274V2Pbrand, it boasts unbeatable plant health and high test weight. This hybrid has incredible staygreen and late-season plant intactness. It is highly recommended for the better acres on your farm, but has also shown strong performance in tougher conditions. BECK 6774V2Pbrand prefers to be planted at higher populations ranging from 32,000 to 36,000 plants/A., and will respond positively to increased nitrogen rates or sidedress applications. This is a full-season yield leader that you don’t want to miss out on.
BECK 6886VRbrand is an incredible choice for grain production or for silage! At a 118-day relative maturity, this product has proven to be a strong yielder with ease of placement. It also brings a lot of tonnage and great digestibility for those who are looking for silage. This is a robust plant with exceptional standability and staygreen that offers an excellent disease package with the Viptera trait that gives you best-in-class insect protection. It can be planted in populations ranging from 28,000 to 34,000 plants/A., has a low fungicide response, and is flexible on nitrogen application timing. The ease of management and versatility with BECK 6886VRbrand make it a product you can’t go wrong with!
Please contact your local Beck's representative with any questions about corn hybrids for 2018.
Author: Susan Powell
Categories: Field News
Tags: corn, corn hybrids, plant18, yield leaders, high yield