Oct. 1, 2018 – With harvest 2018 in full swing, Indiana and Michigan farmers are turning theirfocus to 2019 preparations. They’ll have a new option to consider as they think ahead to planting: Specialty Hybrids FortiField corn products, featuring enhanced agronomic characteristics plus improved disease protection.
Using superior genetics through enhanced breeding technologies, Specialty Hybrids FortiField products have been carefully developed and locally tested to provide high-performing agronomic advantages throughout the growing season from emergence through harvest. This includes earlyseason emergence and seedling vigor; midseason root and stalk strength and late-season health (staygreen); and harvest intactness. In addition, Specialty Hybrids FortiField products defend against local diseases including Gray Leaf Spot, Northern Corn Leaf Blight and Anthracnose Stalk Rot.
“The Specialty Hybrids FortiField package of unique agronomic characteristics and comprehensive protection from common and costly diseases are designed to give Indiana and Michigan farmers peace of mind, from emergence through harvest,” says Andy Ackley, corn product manager. “These new products have been hand-selected by your local technical agronomists and are designed to perform in Indiana and Michigan.”
The Specialty Hybrids FortiField offerings include four products in maturities ranging from 107 to 108. They are:
- 37A808 Brand Blend
- 37D808 Brand Blend
- 38A388 Brand Blend
- 38D388 Brand Blend
These products are available for purchase for the upcoming 2019 planting season. For more information on purchasing the products, farmers can contact their local Specialty Hybrids dealer or district sales manager, or visit: www.specialtyhybrids.com/FortiField.