Maizex Production Guide 2024

Hybrid Silage CHU Silage RM Grain CHU Grain RM Silage CHU Position CHU 50% Silk Characteristics RIB MZ 1200DBR 1900 69 2050 72 >1900 1277 • Early flowering allows movement north • Aggressive seedling vigour for canopy establishment MS 6960R 2000 69 2100 72 >2100 1325 • Rapid grain setup for maturity • Solid agronomics promote yield MS 7420R 2200 74 2300 77 >2100 1345 • Balance of energy and digestibility for cows • Moderate stature allows easier grazing MS 8022R 2250 75 2450 78 >2300 1298 • Strong stalks allow additional grazing days • Early flowering allows northern adaptation LF 728R 2300 76 2500 83 >2200 1319 • Industry standard for grazing • Rapid grain set for early geography Corn as a Forage Grazing corn is a proven practice used in the Prairie provinces to supply a winter pasture feed source. It can provide several benefits for both farmers and livestock. For farmers, grazing corn can be a cost-effective way to produce feed, since it can often provide higher yields than other forage crops like barley silage, in addition to providing a sound source of winter forage material. For livestock, grazing corn provides a high-quality, palatable forage source that is rich in energy and protein. Once the grazing period is over, any remaining corn can be harvested for silage or left in the field to decompose and provide organic matter. 24 Ration MZ FieldPlus Grazing Corn Hybrids