1st Blend Corn Hybrids

1st Blend is our portfolio of “pour and plant” hybrids that include above and/or below ground insect traits with the refuge component blended into the bag. 1st Blend includes SmartStax® RIB Complete®, VT Double PRO® RIB Complete®, DroughtGard® Hybrids with VT Double PRO® RIB Complete®, Agrisure 3330 E-Z Refuge®, and Trecepta® RIB Complete®. 1st Blend OPTIONS represent the highest yielding germplasm available with the convenience of a blended hybrid that avoids structured refuge requirements for most of the Corn Belt.

FC 575 VT2P 107 days

This versatile Conventiona1, VT Double PRO® RIB Complete®, and SmartStax® RIB Complete® hybrid combines impressive defensive characteristics with outstanding top-end yield potential to create a widely adaptable hybrid.

  • Excellent roots and stalks.
  • Widely adapted for the eastern corn-belt with excellent southern movement.
  • Impressive disease tolerance for NCL and GLS.
  • Preforms well at medium-to-high planting populations.

FC 605 VT2P 108 days

This is the top performing hybrid in our data for its RM class! With top end yield potential, FC 605 also brings strong agronomic characteristics on the early side of our lineup.

• Tall plant with excellent stalks.
• Rapid dry down in the fall.
• Excellent tip fill on a semi-flex ear.
• Well adapted to the eastern corn-belt.

FC 705 VT2P 111 days

FC 705 is available in multiple trait platform; Conventiona1, VT Double PRO® RIB Complete®, and SmartStax® RIB Complete® with tremendous yield potential across a wide range of soil types.

  • Strong agronomic package, this hybrid stands well into the fall.
  • Typically 16-18 rows of grain on semi-flex ears.
  • Excellent test weight and grain quality.
  • Very good late season intactness and staygreen.

FC 787 VT2P 112 days

Yield winner three years running! Available with adequate supply in Conventiona1 this season for the Non-GMO grower. Expect this hybrid to be a top yielder on your farm.

  • Excellent foliar health with late season staygreen.
  • Excellent stalks and roots.
  • Widely adapted across geographies and soil types.
  • Nice consistent ears with good husk coverage.

FC 825 VT2P 114 days

Strong performer in our Eastern Corn Belt Network Test. This hybrid is all about yield on an excellent late season stalk with high test weight grain.

  • Exceptional late season plant health and intactness.
  • Medium plant type with medium ear placement.
  • Shorter husk cover accelerates drydown at seasons end.
  • Drought tolerance is excellent.

FC 575 SS 107 days

This versatile Conventiona1, VT Double PRO® RIB Complete®, and SmartStax® RIB Complete® hybrid combines impressive defensive characteristics with outstanding top-end yield potential to create a widely adaptable hybrid.

  • Excellent roots and stalks.
  • Widely adapted for the eastern corn-belt with excellent southern movement.
  • Impressive disease tolerance for NCL and GLS.
  • Preforms well at medium-to-high planting populations.

FC 705 SS 111 days

FC 705 is available in multiple trait platform; Conventiona1, VT Double PRO® RIB Complete®, and SmartStax® RIB Complete® with tremendous yield potential across a wide range of soil types.

  • Strong agronomic package, this hybrid stands well into the fall.
  • Typically 16-18 rows of grain on semi-flex ears.
  • Excellent test weight and grain quality.
  • Very good late season intactness and staygreen.

FC 787 SS 112 days

Yield winner three years running! Available with adequate supply in Conventiona1 this season for the Non-GMO grower. Expect this hybrid to be a top yielder on your farm.

  • Excellent foliar health with late season staygreen.
  • Excellent stalks and roots.
  • Widely adapted across geographies and soil types.
  • Nice consistent ears with good husk coverage.

FC 8120 VT2P 111 days

New for this season. Limited supply this launch year so order early. Very impressive yield potential especially under high management!

  • Excellent stalk ratings and very good roots for overall great standability.
  • Medium-tall plant stature with medium ear placement.
  • Average staygreen.
  • Long ear style flexes well.
  • Very good drydown at seasons end.

FC 8420 VT2P 114 days

New for this season. Step up with a higher yield potential over other leading 114-day hybrids!

  • Very good stalk and root ratings equal very good standability.
  • Tall robust plant style with high ear placement.
  • Average staygreen. Stalk anthracnose and southern leaf blight very good.
  • Semi-flex ear style.

FC 8099 3330 EZ 110 days

New 110 hybrid with industry leading above ground trait protection, excellent foliar disease protection and great stability under stress. FC 8099 has excellent top end yield ability matched with outstanding agronomics. This new hybrid has the ability to move to the East Coast and the Southern Ohio Valley.

  • Medium-tall plant stature with medium-high ear placement.
  • Excellent stalk and root rating to be positioned for a delayed harvest choice.
  • Excellent seedling vigor for earlier planted cooler soils and no-till.
  • Very good drydown at seasons end.

FC 8014 TRE RIB 110 days

Protected with Trecepta® Technology that includes 3 modes of action against above-ground pests. This newly upfitted trait has been added to our high yielding FC 8014 genetic platform. Reduce yield loss from insects by protecting this top hybrid that has shown maximum offensive ability.

  • FC 8014 moves both north and south of zone for a wide range of placement opportunities.
  • Expect good test weight on a semi-determinate ear style.
  • Excellent on Goss’ Wilt. Average on most other foliar diseases.
  • Good drydown at seasons end so position for early harvest.

FC 8411 VT2P 114 days

Full season yield on a 114-day RM hybrid with characteristically very good drydown at seasons end. Trade up a few days in RM for more bushels.

  • Strong emergence and excellent early plant vigor for first planting on reduced tillage acres.
  • Expect superior test weight grain on semi-flex ear style.
  • Very good stalk and very good root scores. Adequate foliar health.
  • Ideally suited for variable soils in the eastern corn belt.

FC 486 VT2P 104 days

Bred for Eastern Corn Belt timber soils, FC 486 is the newest high yield traited opportunity in it’s class!

  • Excellent emergence for early planting and reduced tillage.
  • Positive yield response with fungicide.
  • Semi-flex ear style with 16-18 kernel rows.
  • Good drydown at seasons end and very good test weight grain.

FC 785 VT2PDG RIB 112 days

The world’s largest and only drought-tolerant biotechnology trait for corn, the DroughtGard® gene, helps the plant create proteins that are essential for growth, helping to support yield opportunity when water is scarce. In FC 785, the DroughtGard® gene is stacked with VT Double PRO® for added insect protection.

  • Medium plant height, with semi-flex ear.
  • Very good staygreen for an attractive fall appearance.
  • Suited to a wide variety of soils.
  • Excellent stalks and roots.