PlainsGold’s elite hard red winter wheat varieties combine stable and consistent yields with drought tolerance, disease resistance and outstanding quality traits. PlainsGold varieties have dominated the market in Colorado for years and now these innovative new varieties are quickly reaching new markets across the High Plains states.
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Learn more about PlainsGold’s line-up of hard red winter wheat varieties so you can find the variety that’s best for you.
Released in 2016, Langin is an early maturing semi-dwarf with very high yields, topping the Colorado dryland trials in 2017. Langin also showed very strong performance in Western Kansas and Western Nebraska state trials. Stripe rust resistance is very good, and resistance to wheat curl mite is carried from the Byrd parent. Use of a growth regulator is recommended to achieve the highest yields. Learn more.
Avery is a doubled haploid-derived line from a cross between TAM 112 and Byrd. Similar to Byrd in drought tolerance and other agronomic characteristics and with better water absorption. Avery also resists the wheat curl mite which gives good resistance to Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus. Slightly later heading may also aid in freeze avoidance at some locations. Learn more.
After its 2011 blockbuster debut, Byrd continues to be the top-ranked PlainsGold variety planted in Colorado. Byrd is among the yield leaders, showing consistent performance under dryland and irrigated conditions. Byrd also has good test weight and superior end-use quality. Byrd has excellent drought tolerance and resists the wheat curl mite which gives excellent resistance to Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus. Learn more.
PlainsGold Brawl CL Plus
Brawl CL Plus is the first publicly developed two-gene Clearfield® hard red winter wheat variety. This means Brawl CL Plus provides a greater degree of tolerance to Beyond™ herbicide by allowing the use of methylated seed oil in the tank mix with Beyond™ herbicide to increase the effectiveness of the herbicide, particularly on feral rye, which is tougher to control once it starts to tiller and develop. Learn more.
Denali is a hard red winter wheat variety that has performed well across the High Plains region. Denali has excellent test weight, resistance to Hessian fly, good straw strength and good milling properties. Denali exhibits excellent yields in irrigated conditions as well. Denali can also be accessed through Kansas Wheat Alliance. Learn more.
With consistently high dryland yields and superior drought tolerance, Hatcher’s long-term stability has made it one of the top-ranking varieties in CSU variety trials since 2001. Hatcher has an established reputation for recovering well from poor stands, and remains the second-most planted variety in Colorado. Learn more.