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Wyffels Releases New Corn Hybrids for 2020 Planting

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Corn growers in Illinois, Iowa, southern Wisconsin, southern Minnesota, southeast South Dakota, Kentucky and surrounding areas can take advantage of the highest-performing genetics and the most advanced technology with Wyffels Hybrids. The company rolled out 14 new hybrids, including eleven new base genetics from 95 to 117 RM.

The new products include hybrids featuring SmartStax and VT Double PRO traits, as well as one conventional hybrid.

“Over the last 73 years, Wyffels’ mission has been to relentlessly work to serve corn growers a more productive and profitable crop,” says Shane Meis, Director of Research at Wyffels Hybrids. “This year’s new class of hybrids once again delivers on that mission by bringing our customers industry-leading yield potential along with exceptional consistency, stress tolerance and agronomics. These hybrids, coupled with our existing lineup, will help corn growers continue to push the productivity on their farms to new levels.”

New for 2020

W1516RIB 95 RM (VT2P)

• Widely adapted, high yielding hybrid

• Excellent late-season standability

• Good option for fields with a known Goss’ wilt history

• Moves south of adapted zone well for an early season option

W2236RIB 99 RM (VT2P)

• Tremendous top-end yield potential across soil types

• Attractive plant with excellent stalk strength and green snap resistance

• Semi-flex ear works well across varying populations

• Fungicide recommended to manage leaf disease

W4198RIB 106 RM (SS)

• New trait version of a leading Wyffels hybrid

• Yield leader in this maturity with excellent top-end yield potential

• Good option for fields with history of Goss’ wilt

• Semi-flex ear excels over a wide range of plant populations

• Fungicide recommended to maximize yield potential