Key Strengths

  • Yield leader!

  • Very heavy test weights

  • Head scab resistance reduces spread of infection

  • Very good straw production

  • Great disease package

Management Tips

  • Well suited from the Midwest to the Mid-South and back East

  • Plenty rugged under tough conditions

  • Record breaking yields in better conditions

  • Great selection for managing head scab and getting top test weights

Seeding Method Seeds / Acre Approx. lbs / Acres
Conventional 1,600,000 120
No-Till 1,750,000 130
Broadcast 1,900,000 140
Yield Capability 90
Winter Hardiness 80
Standability 70
Disease Resistance 70
Test Weight 90

GHT-946 A heavy test weight variety with durability and top-end yield potential. If you add the inputs it responds with big yields but if you need a durable workhorse that doesn’t miss GHT-946 is your variety. It protects those great test weights with scab resistance along with a very complete disease package. To top everything off, it also makes a lot of straw bales.

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Category General Characteristics
Planting Management Realative Maturity (Madison) +1
  Seed Size M
  Planting Rate M
  Emergence 8
  No-Till Adaption 8
Plant Growth & Development Ratings Fall Growth 7
  Winter Hardiness 8
  Tillering 7
  Plant Height MT
  Awns (bearded) YES
Disease Resistance Ratings Leaf Rust 7
  Powdery Mildew 8
  Hessian Fly 2
  Septoria Leaf Blotch 8
  Septoria Glume Blotch 7
  Scab Resistance Het Type II
  Soil Borne Mosaic 7
  Barley Yellow Dwarf 7
  Stripe Rust 8
Harvest Ratings Lodging Resistance 7
  Test Weight 9
  Straw Yield 8
  Double Crop 8
Rating Scale: 1-2 Poor | 3-4 Fair | 5-6 Good | 7-8 Very Good | 9 Excellent
M – Medium | MT – Medium Tall | MS – Medium Short | S – Short | T – Tall