PlainsGold Hatcher

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.


Quick Facts about Hatcher

  • Class: Hard Red Winter
  • Yields: High
  • Maturity: Medium
  • Height: Medium-Short
  • Straw Strength: Fair
  • Test Weight: Good
  • Quality: Very Good Milling and 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