Wheat & Barley
We offer a variety of certified AgriPro wheat as well as our own Mercer Brand of wheat and barley.
All of our Seeds are treated with:
• Longer-lasting, broad-spectrum performance, better yields
• Offers “Halo of Protection” around the seed and root system.
• Boots rooting power thru disease protection.
• Protects seed to stimulate quality root systems.
• Encourages better emergence, stand establishment, nutrient uptakes.
Raxil MD Extra Fungicide
• Aids in control and suppression of diseases in seed and seedling.
• Strengthens the seedling under stressful planting and early season
• Protection of seed against economically important diseases affecting
wheat, barley and oats.
2017 Mercer Brand MBX Wheat Varieties
NEW Mercer Brand MBX 17-M-245
This is a HIGH management wheat. An excellent choice for
double crop. Early maturing with Superior tolerance to Stripe
Rust. Excellent overall agronomics, strong upright straw,
beardless. Good head scab tolerance. Your investment in
crop inputs will yield BIG returns.
NEW Mercer Brand MBX 17-P-275
A superior combination of yield and agronomics. Beardless,
early maturing with good resistance to stripe rust make this
NEW MBX variety a winner. Add excellent leaf and plant
health and Type I and Type II Scab Tolerance to the list.
Note: Plant this variety early as it thrives under a long Fall.
Mercer Brand MBX 16-B-203
Is a high yielding variety that carries the fhb1 gene for scab tolerance. Excellent performance under different environments
and realizes full genetic potential in a high management environment. Keep an eye out for powdery mildew and stripe
rust. Averaged 99.0 Bu. in 12 Mercer Plots in 2016. The winning combination of top-end yield and scab tolerance.
Mercer Brand MBX 14-S-210
Excellent straw holds a big yield! Bearded.
Good test weight.
Top yields in broad area of soil types and growing conditions.
*Fhb1 gene does not stop the head from getting scab, but it does prevent the scab from spreading throughout the head.
ALL OF THESE VARIETIES ARE “U.S. PATENT PROTECTED VARIETIES” NO SAVED SEED.
2017 AgriPro Wheat Varieties
NEW AgriPro SY 100
This is HIGH management wheat.
Above average head scab,
powdery mildew and stripe rust resistance.
quality and test weight.
Smooth headed, upright strong straw.
Excellent winter survival.
AgriPro SY 547
Medium early, strong straw.
Top yields. Smooth head.
Widely adapted to all soil types.
Excellent disease tolerance to scab
and powdery mildew.
High management = high returns.
Averaged 102.3 Bu.in 12 Mercer plots in 2016.
AgriPro SY 007
Very good winter survival and Rhizoctonia tolerance.
Very good tolerance to soil virus and spindle streak.
Medium-early and fast dry down allows earlier double crop soybean planting.
AgriPro SY 483
Excellent yield potential under intense management strategies.
Very good winter survival and Rhizoctonia tolerance.
Very good soil virus and stripe rust tolerance.
Broad adaptation equals better yields in more environments.
Smooth head. Low residue aids in double-crop soybean establishment.
Very good stand ability.
ALL ARE PVP VARIETIES:
SAVE SEED ONLY FOR GROWERS USE.
Released by Va. Tech, Hilliard is bearded with high yield potential
and excellent straw strength.
This variety has resistance to powdery mildew, barley yellow dwarf and leaf rust.
Straw is medium height (34-38 in.).
Hilliard is late maturing.
NEW Mercer Brand Arcia Triticale
Excellent adoption to southern and northern growing environments.
Early maturing, rapid spring growth.
Medium-tall top forage tonnage.
Above average disease tolerance.
Top forage quality for greenchop and silage.
Plant heavy 150+ pounds per acre.
Takes manure well.
Starts spring growth early.
Winter survival +.
ThunderCale® Brand Triticale
High yields of high protein forage for greenchop or silage.
Broad harvest window.
Matures later than Arcia.
pounds per acre.
2017 Barley Varieties
Is a high-yield, high test weight, early heading, short bearded, short stature, six row winter barley having good winter hardiness.
The spikes are erect with short beards. Grain quality of Secretariat is superior. It exhibits good resistant to all of the prevalent barley diseases except, like Thorughbred is susceptible to Fusarium Head Blight.
Is a high yielding, full season, bearded, variety having very good straw strength, high test weight and bright plump seed. It is 3 - 4 inches shorter and straw strength similar to Nomini.
Thoroughbred is susceptible to powdery mildew and requires
top management for top yields. It is moderately susceptible to
leaf rust and net blotch.
Is an early maturing, medium tall, six-row, smooth head, winter
feed barley with compact spikes. Nomini has good winter
hardiness with field resistance to mildew, scald, net blotch,
spot blotch, and barley yellow dwarf. Nomini is moderately
susceptible to the prevalent leaf rust races.
Is a high-yielding, moderately early heading, short stature
variety having high test weight and good winter hardiness.
Average plant height is 33”. Atlantic is resistant to powdery
mildew and moderately resistant to leaf rust. Atlantic yields
grain of superior quality.
Download a PDF Booklet
2017 Wheat Summary and Plot Data
Small Grain Trial Links
University of Delaware
University of Maryland
Wheat and Barley Yield trials
Wheat Scab Misted Nursery Results