Key Strengths

  • Extremely high yield potential
  • Very consistent across a wide range of soils
  • Excellent winterhardiness
  • Very good scab tolerance
  • Excellent standability
  • High test weight

Management Tips

  • Widely adapted to various soil types
  • Plant at medium high-to-very high populations
  • Responds well to high management practices
  • Responds to high / very high N levels & split applications
  • Best adapted to the southern two-thirds of IN and IL
Seeding Method Seeds / Acre Approx. lbs / Acres
Conventional 1,700,000 125
No-Till 1,850,000 135
Broadcast 1,900,000 145
Yield Capability 90
Winter Hardiness 90
Standability 90
Disease Resistance 70
Test Weight 90

GHT-940 is an incredible high yielding variety! It can win the yield contests at the highest levels, or it can be the best you’ve ever had on that challenging piece of ground. It is tough out the gate and very durable. Add excellent winterhardiness, standability, test weight, and you have all the tools to ensure the most profit at the elevator.

Great Heart Seed Map

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Category General Characteristics
Planting Management Realative Maturity (Clark) +1
Seed Size ML
Planting Rate MH
Emergence 8
No-Till Adaption 9
Plant Growth & Development Ratings Fall Growth 8
Winter Hardiness 9
Tillering 8
Plant Height M
Awns (bearded) YES
Disease Resistance Ratings Leaf Rust 8
Stem Rust 5
Powdery Mildew NA
Septoria Glume Blotch 7
Scab Resistance 7
Scab Tolerance 7
Soil Borne Mosaic 8
Barley Yellow Dwarf NA
Stripe Rust NA
Harvest Ratings Lodging Resistance 9
Test Weight 9
Straw Yield 6
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