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New Hybrids for 2019

Saturday, December 1, 2018
filed under: Hybrid Selection/Planting

CHS Sunflower
  • RH208-EX is an early to mid-maturity ExpressSun® confection hybrid.  The seed is 19mm long with good color and has a high percentage of seed  over a 24/64.  RH208-EX is mid-height with good stalk strength and has very good plantability.  Limited quantity will be available for 2019 crop year.
Legend Seeds
  •  Legend Seeds partners with Nuseed in the marketing of Nuseed sunflower hybrids.  See the Nuseed listing for new hybrids for 2019.
  • N4H302 E is an ExpressSun® high-oleic hybrid bred to be adaptable anywhere north to south across the sunflower region.  It has excellent oil content, great early season emergence and good late-season plant health.
  • N4H470 CL?Plus is a Clearfield® high-oleic hybrid offering consistently strong yield and oil content, along with downy mildew resistance, excellent stalk and root strength, and excellent late-season plant health.
  • N4H521 CL is another Clearfield® hybrid and the fullest-season high oleic in the Nuseed lineup.  It has outstanding yield potential, downy mildew resistance  and full-season plant health.  An excellent fit for South Dakota, High Plains and Texas.
  • P64HE101 is the newest and one of the highest-yielding hybrids in the Pioneer high-oleic sunflower lineup, allows marketing flexibility for both the high-oleic oil and bird seed markets. This mid- to late-maturity hybrid is highly tolerant to Phomopsis and also brings dependable root and head Sclerotinia resistance along with multi-race downy mildew resistance. The strong disease package, in combination with the ExpressSun® trait for improved weed control options, allows the positioning of this hybrid in most major sunflower growing regions.  
Red River Commodities
  •  RRC 2319 is a mid- to full-season hybrid. Compared to RRC 2215, its maturity is two to five days later, and its height is three to four inches taller. Seed size is excellent:  O/22’s range from  75% to 85% with O/24’s ranging from 35% to 50%.  Seed length is 18.5 mm, bushel weight of 21-24 lbs.  Seed for 2019 will be limited. 
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