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Rowan Corn Silage – 2017

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Company/Brand Hybrid Dry Matter (Tons/A) Silage Yield (Tons/A @ 65% Moisture) % Dry Matter at Harvest Plant Height (in) Milk Per Ton Dry Matter (lbs) Milk Per Acre (lbs)
Dyna-Gro D53VC47 6.0 17.2 37.0 87.8 2989.6 18728.0
North Carolina State University NC DC 1 5.7 16.3 33.1 100.4 3255.2 18421.0
Masters Choice MCT6754 5.5 15.8 35.0 91.4 3163.2 18326.0
Seed Consultants SCS 1168YHR 5.5 15.7 29.1 97.6 3328.7 18038.0
Dyna-Gro D58QC72 5.5 15.6 30.8 97.2 3185.0 17490.0
NK N78S-3111 5.4 15.3 29.8 96.7 3197.7 17178.0
Seed Consultants SCS 1158YHR 5.3 15.3 29.0 101.3 3199.6 17077.0
Seed Consultants SCS 1125YHR 5.3 15.2 37.0 82.4 3435.4 17913.0
Pioneer P1637VYHR 5.3 15.2 40.5 90.6 2703.5 14252.0
Terral REV 28R10 5.3 15.2 27.2 91.2 3153.5 16751.0
Dyna-Gro D58SS65 5.3 15.1 31.2 91.3 3125.7 16848.0
Terral REV 28BHR18 5.2 14.9 31.2 99.8 3152.0 16055.0
Pioneer P2089YHR 5.2 14.9 34.0 91.4 3130.4 16346.0
Dekalb DKC 67-88 5.2 14.8 30.3 101.4 3282.6 16951.0
Mid-Atlantic Seeds MA5166 5.2 14.8 31.4 87.6 3046.7 15788.0
Seed Consultants SCS 1136YHR 5.1 14.7 27.1 88.7 3188.0 16158.0
NK N83D-3111 5.1 14.6 31.7 85.6 3138.3 16480.0
Dekalb DKC 70-27 5.1 14.5 32.7 93.6 3158.1 16070.0
Dekalb DKC 66-75 5.0 14.4 30.0 96.7 3298.6 16709.0
Masters Choice MCT6363 5.0 14.3 31.2 101.3 3073.0 15868.0
Mycogen TMF 14L46 4.9 14.0 29.2 98.7 2863.9 14010.0
Masters Choice MCT6733 4.8 13.7 32.6 105.8 3098.0 14827.0
Dyna-Gro D54DC94 4.7 13.6 30.0 96.0 3134.8 15107.0
Mycogen TMF 17W91 4.7 13.4 35.1 97.6 3224.0 15700.0
Mid-Atlantic Seeds MA8146 4.6 13.2 30.5 90.0 3304.7 15214.0
Dyna-Gro D55VC45 4.6 13.1 31.5 83.0 3270.7 14727.0
Mid-Atlantic Seeds MA8150 4.6 13.1 34.4 103.6 3205.4 14464.0
Mid-Atlantic Seeds MA8147 4.4 12.4 29.5 83.3 3223.9 13740.0
Masters Choice MCT6653 4.3 12.3 31.6 81.2 3282.4 13779.0
Mycogen TMF 17L86 4.2 12.1 29.5 96.0 3224.9 13708.0
Terral REV 25BHR26 4.2 11.9 32.9 94.4 3196.3 13186.0
Mid-Atlantic Seeds MA8144 3.7 10.4 27.9 92.8 3421.8 12108.0
Mean 5.0 14.3 31.7 93.6 3176.7 15875.5
CV (%) 14.0 14.0 9.6 0.8 5.2 16.0
avg LSD (p=0.10) 1.0 2.7 4.0 1.0 216.2 N/S
LSD DF 62.0 62.0 62.0 62.0 62.0 N/S
avg SEM 0.4 1.2 1.8 0.4 95.1 1458.5

Bolded varieties not significantly different from highest value in each column

Each hybrid name in this table and the linked PDF are hyperlinked. Clicking on the link will take you to the tech sheet or seed guide for that hybrid, if it exists. This is included in order to provide more characteristic information for each hybrid. The inclusion of these links does NOT indicate preference for or recommendation of any hybrid by NCSU.

Written By

Ryan HeinigerOfficial Variety Testing Program Director (919) 515-2647 (Office) rwheinig@ncsu.eduCrop and Soil Sciences - NC State University
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