Corn

DS-9898RA

  • High yield potential
  • Very girthy flex-style ears
  • Very good score for Goss's wilt
  • Heat dependent when moved north
  • If used as an early corn, we recommend fungicide use
  • Not recommended for late planting scenarios

  • Product Profile

    • Northern RM : 98
    • Corn Belt RM : N/A
    • GDU Planting to Physiological Maturity : 2540
    • Flowering : Medium
    • Grain Drydown : 5
  • Planting Considerations

    • Planting Population : 30-34,000
    • Planting Rate : Medium
    • Low Population : 2
    • High Population : 4
    • Earlier Zone : 4
    • Later Zone : 4
    • Early Vigor : 1
  • Disease Ratings

    • NCLB : 3
    • Gray Leaf Spot : 6
    • Eye Spot : 3
    • Goss's Wilt : 1
  • PLANT CHARACTERISTICS

    • Plant Height : Medium
    • Ear Height : Medium
    • Stay Green : 5
  • Ear Characteristics

    • Flex : Med/High
    • Type : Girthy
    • Length : Medium
  • ADAPTABILITY

    • Corn-on-Corn : 2
    • No Till : 2
    • Drought : 4
    • Clays : 2
    • Loams : 1
    • Sands : 4
    • Muck : 2
  • STANDABILITY

    • Stalk Strength : 3
    • Root Strength : 1
    • Green Snap : Low
  • KERNEL CHARACTERISTICS

    • Depth : Average
    • Rows : 18-20
    • Test Weight : 3

“DS-9898RA performs good on wet, marsh ground and doesn’t get too tall.  It has consistent stand and ear. Stood very well. Dried down nice. Didn’t fall apart like DeKalb does.”

Julian Popp From Waterford, WI ON ds-9898ra