Masters Choice MC-590 116 Day Hybrid

$205.00 per 80k bag

Masters Choice MC-590 is a very impressive, tall hybrid with thick stalks and good standability. MC-590 has very good stress tolerance, including cold spring soils and marginal fertility. A must try full season hybrid.

Strengths:

  • Robust, high sugar with great tonnage and grain yield
  • Consistent World Forage Analysis Superbowl contender
  • Large root system aids heat and drought tolerance
  • Widely adapted across cropping systems

Prepay orders are shipped around the first of April 2019. Please note in the comments if you need the seed shipped prior to that.

Special financing with John Deere Credit is also available on this product.  

All traited corn requires you to have a current stewardship agreement with the trait provider.  Zone discounts up to $50 per bag may be available on traited corn depending on the trait selected and your location.  If zone discounts apply to your product selection, we will contact you.

Tech Sheets

MC-590 Tech Sheet

Description

MC590 is a top notch 116 day conventional silage hybrid from Masters Choice.  MC590 had the highest average starch as a percentage of dry matter for MC hybrids over 100 days relative maturity in 2015 silage research plots.

Management Tips:

  • Suggested planting pop:  26,000-32,000
  • Lower test weight, but makes up for it in raw yield
  • High starch availability levels may require ration adjustments
  • Responds favorably to late season fungicide treatments
  • Great silage and grain choice for average to top-end environments

Characteristics & Agronomics (Scale 1-10, 10=Excellent)

  • Emergence……………….. 8
  • Plant Height………………Tall
  • Stalk Strength…………….8
  • Ear Height………………..M-H
  • Kernel Texture………….Semi-floury
  • Ear Flex……………………Flex
  • Cob Color…………………Red
  • Root Strength…………..9
  • Disease Tolerance……. 7
  • Drought Tolerance……9

Grain Characteristics

  • Grain Yield……………..8
  • Test Weight…………….6
  • Dry Down……………….7
  • Starch Digestibility….9

Silage Characteristics

  • Silage Yield……………8
  • Milk per Ton………….9
  • Sugars…………………..9
  • Fiber Digestibility….8

 

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