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:
Vibrance Extreme

• Longer-lasting, broad-spectrum performance, better yields

under stress.

• 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

growing conditions.

• Protection of seed against economically important diseases affecting

wheat, barley and oats.

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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.

  • Plant early.

*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.

  • Superior grain

  • 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.

  • Bearded head.

  • 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.

  • Smooth head.

  • Very good winter survival and Rhizoctonia tolerance.

  • Very good soil virus and stripe rust tolerance.

AgriPro Branson

  • Broad adaptation equals better yields in more environments.

  • Smooth head. Low residue aids in double-crop soybean establishment.

  • Medium-early maturity.

  • Very good stand ability.

ALL ARE PVP VARIETIES:

SAVE SEED ONLY FOR GROWERS USE.

NO SALES!

Public Variety

NEW Hilliard

  • 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.

 
2017 Triticale

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.

  • Plant 150

  • pounds per acre.

 
2017 Barley Varieties

Secretariat
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.

Thoroughbred
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.

Nomini
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.

Atlantic
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.

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2017 Wheat Summary and Plot Data
 
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