Why Schlessman® Silage Corn?

Look no further! Schlessman’s “Performance Genetics” dual-purpose hybrids and our very unique leafy gene hybrids meet your silage needs. Our select hybrids provide high tonnage, highly digestible silage for your dairy farm. We have a nice range of maturities to meet your needs.

Leafy gene hybrids provide:

  • A highly digestible stalk
  • Large, lower test weight, floury ears that fracture into more digestible particles
  • Broad harvest window
  • Shorter bunker time
  • Hybrid maturity range from 86 to 114

Ask about our new silage hybrid line-up. Plant Schlessman’s silage hybrids and experience the ration cost savings by producing more milk per acre.Contact your salesman for more information, including digestibility tests. Email us for more information.

861Lfy

RM 86

Traits Available:
Leafy Agrisure® GT
Leafy Agrisure Viptera® 3111

  • Great seedling vigor with better than average stalks
  • Excellent milk per ton and milk per acre scores
  • Can be used in corn back to corn rotation
  • Plant on better soils for best yields

Score: 5 = Worst; 1 = Best

Agronomic Profile
5
4
3
2
1
Emergence
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Root Strength
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stalk Strength
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plant Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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942Lfy

RM 90

Traits Available:
Leafy Conventional
Leafy Agrisure® GT
Leafy Agrisure Viptera® 3111

  • Nice medium tall hybrid with Leafy genetics - silage only
  • Low white cob ear with 9-10 leaves above the ear
  • Very dependable starch
  • Long harvest window
  • Medium plant population - 28,000 to 30,000 final stand

Score: 5 = Worst; 1 = Best

Agronomic Profile
5
4
3
2
1
Emergence
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Root Strength
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stalk Strength
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plant Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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1046Lfy

RM 104

Traits Available:
Conventional Leafy Only

  • Silage-specific hybrid designed for improved yield and digestibility
  • Very tall plant height with large showy ears
  • Hearty stalks and roots
  • Excellent disease resistance package

Score: 5 = Worst; 1 = Best

Agronomic Profile
5
4
3
2
1
Emergence
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Root Strength
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stalk Strength
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plant Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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1052LfyGT

RM 105

Traits Available:
Leafy Agrisure® GT Only

  • Characteristically similar, if not better, than 1046Lfy
  • Convenience of glyphosate tolerance
  • Strong seedling emergence
  • Produces lots of highly digestible silage tonnage

Score: 5 = Worst; 1 = Best

Agronomic Profile
5
4
3
2
1
Emergence
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Root Strength
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stalk Strength
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plant Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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1147Lfy

RM 114

Traits Available:
Conventional Leafy Only

  • Tall late season leafy silage only hybrid
  • Wide leaf stature
  • Very digestible starch with high grain content
  • Performs well on variable soil types
  • Medium plant population - 28,000 to 30,000 final stand
  • Unique NEW genetic line for full season matuity zones

Score: 5 = Worst; 1 = Best

Agronomic Profile
5
4
3
2
1
Emergence
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Root Strength
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stalk Strength
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plant Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SiloKing

RM 110

Traits Available:
Conventional Only

  • Excellent tall silage hybrid
  • Soft kernel texture on a pink cob
  • Uniform, consistent ear
  • Semi-flex ear type
  • Excellent early season vigor

Score: 5 = Worst; 1 = Best

Agronomic Profile
5
4
3
2
1
Emergence
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Root Strength
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stalk Strength
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plant Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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