Silage Hybrid
TMF2L871
117 RM
117-120 RM Range
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Traits and Technology

Separate Refuge Requirements

Not applicable

Overview

  • Ears flex for length, and kernel processing is recommended.
  • Good NDFD scores combined with very high tonnage.
Management Guidelines
Hybrids With Same Base Genetics

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Product Ratings
7-9 Good 4-6 Fair 1-3 Poor
Characteristics
Drought Tolerance
7
Early Vigor
7
Forage Yield
8
Fungicide ResponseMedium
Goss's WiltModerately Tolerant
Gray Leaf Spot
5
Green Snap
8
NCLB
6
Root Strength
6
SCLB
6
Stalk Strength
7
Silage Quality
Beef Index
9
Dairy Index
8
Digestible Dry Matter
7
NDF Digestibility
7
NFC Rating
6
Whole Plant Digestibility
7
Agronomics
Cob ColorWhite
Ear TypeFlexible
GDUs to Mid-Silk1480
Kernel TextureModerately Hard
Plant HeightVery Tall
Stalk DrydownModerate
Positioning
HR = Highly Recommended
R = Recommended NR = Not Recommended
Planting Date
Early
HR
Late
NR
Crop Rotation
Continuous Corn
R
Corn/Soybean
HR
Tillage
Conventional
HR
No-Till
R
Irrigation
Full
HR
High Plains Ecofallow
R
Soils
Highly Productive
HR
Light (Sandy)
R
Marginal Fertility
NR
Poorly Drained
NR
Population*
High
R
Low
R
Medium
HR
Very High
NR
Very Low
NR
*Consult a Mycogen Seeds representative for specific recommendations on planting populations.

Management Guidelines

  • High-yielding TMF silage hybrids are bred for high stover and grain components; a planned fertility program that provides adequate N, P and K throughout the season is highly recommended.
  • Good plant agronomics will support moderate-high to high plant densities, especially under irrigated production.
  • Roundup Ready® allows for easy and affordable weed control options.
  • Moderately hard grain will benefit from a kernel processor.
  • Intermediate gray leaf spot tolerance — will benefit from a foliar fungicide.
  • When storing TMF hybrids in a pile or a bunker, recommended moisture levels for harvesting range from 65 percent to 68 percent; for bags, 62 percent to 68 percent.

Hybrids with same base genetics

TMF2L874

Traits and Technology
Separate Refuge Requirements