PlainsGold Hatcher

The market leader, Hatcher has been planted on approximately 25-35 percent of winter wheat acres in Colorado for the past four years and has been the most popular winter wheat variety in Colorado for seven years, due in large part to Hatcher’s high dryland yields and superior drought tolerance. Hatcher’s 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.

 


 

Quick Facts about Hatcher

  • Class: Hard Red Winter
  • Yields: High Yields Under Dryland and Limited-Irrigation Conditions
  • Maturity: Medium
  • Height: Medium-Short
  • Straw Strength: Average
  • Test Weight: Good
  • Quality: Good Milling, Excellent Baking
  • Coleoptile Length: Medium-Long
  • Drought Tolerance: Good
  • Shattering: Good
  • Stem Rust: Moderately Resistant
  • Stripe Rust: Moderately Resistant
  • Leaf Rust: Moderately Susceptible
  • RWA Resistance: Biotype 1
  • Wheat Streak Mosaic: Moderately Susceptible
Brad WarrenPlainsGold Hatcher