Wheat & Barley

We offer a variety of certified AgriPro wheat as well as our own Mercer Brand of wheat and barley.
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All of our Seeds are treated with the following: 
Vibrance Extreme (Barley)

• 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.

Cruiser-Maxx Vibrance 
  • Combines best-in-class Rhizoctonia activity with industry-leading insect and broad-spectrum disease protection.

  • Boosts Rooting Power through longer-lasting disease protection that leads to more powerful roots and improved crop performance.

  • Contains Sedaxane, the first fungicide active ingredient from Syngenta developed specifically as a seed treatment.

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2020 Mercer Brand MBX Wheat Varieties
 

NEW! Mercer Brand MBX 223

PERFORMANCE & MANAGEMENT NOTES

This is a early maturity wheat variety that is medium tall, full plant type, with an aggressive growth habit in the fall and early spring. A rugged appearance, strong tolerance to stripe rust, leaf rust, and fusarium. Bearded heads with excellent standability. Strong consistent yields across all soil types. *Fhb1 gene for scab resistance.

AGRONOMiCS

  • Fhb1 Gene

  • Test Weight EXCELLENT

  • Height MEDIUM

  • Head Type BEARDED

  • Maturity EARLY

NEW! Mercer Brand MBX 246

PERFORMANCE & MANAGEMENT NOTES

A high yielding variety with excellent tolerance to fusarium, stripe rust, leaf rust, and strong test weight. Medium tall with aggressive tillering, and is versatile over different soil types. Awned with very strong straw. *Fhb1 gene for scab resistance.

AGRONOMiCS

  • Fhb1 Gene

  • Test Weight EXCELLENT

  • Height MEDIUM - TAIL

  • Head Type BEARDED

  • Maturity MEDIUM-EARLY

Mercer Brand MBX 18-A-237

PERFORMANCE & MANAGEMENT NOTES

weight. Excellent foliar disease tolerance including barley yellow dwarf and powdery mildew. Management strategy must include Fusarium control. A bearded variety with excellent tillering and very strong straw. Plant heavy at 1.8 to 2.0 million seeds per acre. Avoid planting after corn.

AGRONOMiCS

  • Test Weight EXCELLENT

  • Height MEDIUM-SHORT

  • Head Type BEARDED

  • Maturity VERY EARLY

Mercer Brand MBX 17-M-245

PERFORMANCE & MANAGEMENT NOTES

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.

AGRONOMiCS

  • Test Weight EXCELLENT

  • Height MEDIUM-SHORT

  • Head Type BEARDLESS

  • Maturity EARLY

Mercer Brand MBX 932

PERFORMANCE & MANAGEMENT NOTES

Medium maturity with excellent FHB tolerance and with very good disease resistance package make this an all-around winner. Heavy test weight and strong straw make this variety a must plant. Non bearded. *Fhb1 gene for scab resistance.

AGRONOMiCS

  • Fhb1 Gene

  • Test Weight EXCELLENT

  • Height MEDIUM

  • Head Type BEARDLESS

  • Maturity MEDIUM

Mercer Brand MBX 17-P-275

PERFORMANCE & MANAGEMENT NOTES

agronomics. Beardless, early maturing with good resistance to stripe rust make this 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. *Fhb1 gene for scab resistance.

AGRONOMiCS

  • Fhb1 Gene

  • Test Weight GOOD

  • Height MEDIUM-SHORT

  • Head Type BEARDLESS

  • Maturity EARLY

Mercer Brand MBX 969

PERFORMANCE & MANAGEMENT NOTES

Excellent choice for double crop, get your soybeans planted early. Prolific tillering, strong straw, excellent yields both grain and straw equal the complete package. Suggest plant high population. It can take it. Great disease package.*Fhb1 gene for scab resistance.

AGRONOMiCS

  • Fhb1 Gene

  • Test Weight GOOD

  • Height MEDIUM

  • Head Type BEARDED

  • Maturity MEDIUM

*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.

 
2020 AgriPro Wheat Varieties

NEW! Agripro SY 576

Strong diseases package. Wide adaption on all soil types. Medium tall. Full Season. Bearded. Excellent straw strength. Plant early for fall growth. Good winter survival. High levels of resistance to leaf and stripe rust. Full season maturity. *Fhb1 gene for scab resistance.

AGRONOMiCS

  • Fhb1 Gene

  • Test Weight EXCELLENT

  • Height MEDIUM-TAIL

  • Head Type BEARDED

  • Maturity FULL

NEW! Agripro SY Viper

Tall height. Early maturity. Good resistance to powdery mildew. This is a high management variety. Disease management is important. Very high yield potential.

AGRONOMiCS

  • Test Weight FAIR

  • Height TALL

  • Head Type BEARDLESS

  • Maturity EARLY

AgriPro SY 547

Early, strong straw. Top yields. Beardless. Widely adapted to all soil types. Excellent disease tolerance to scab and powdery mildew. High management = high returns

AGRONOMiCS

  • Test Weight GOOD

  • Height TALL

  • Head Type BEARDLESS

  • Maturity EARLY

AgriPro SY 100

​This is HIGH management wheat. Above average head scab, powdery mildew and stripe rust resistance. Superior grain quality and test weight. Beardless, full season, upright strong straw. Excellent winter survival. Variety that yields!

AGRONOMiCS

  • Test Weight EXCELLENT

  • Height SHORT

  • Head Type BEARDLESS

  • Maturity FULL

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AgriPro SY 007

Very good winter survival and Rhizoctonia tolerance. Bearded. Very good tolerance to soil virus and spindle streak. Early and fast dry down allows earlier double crop soybean planting.

AGRONOMiCS

  • Test Weight EXCELLENT

  • Height MEDIUM

  • Head Type BEARDED

  • Maturity EARLY

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2020 Triticale

Did You Know?

Triticale was first mentioned in Scottish Botanist’s journals as early as 1875. It is one of the first crops to be cross pollinated long before the concept of “hybrid” entered the seed world. Taking advantage of wheat’s disease resistance and ryes rapid growth triticale forage quality is superior to either of its parents. Triticale as a feed grain is equal to wheat and barley.

Mercer Brand MBX Tri-Cow 814

​Medium maturity and yields great in northern environments. Excellent winter hardiness and superior tillering for great D.M. yields. Has superior protein and T.D.N.

Mercer Brand MBX Tri-Cow Arcia

​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 +.

2020 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 upright with short beards. Grain quality of Secretariat is superior. It exhibits good resistant to all of the prevalent barley diseases except, like Thoroughbred is susceptible to Fusarium Head Blight.

Protected with Vibrance Extreme.

AGRONOMiCS

  • Test Weight EXCELLENT

  • Height MEDIUM

  • Head Type BEARDED

  • Maturity EARLY

Nomini

Is a high-yield, high test weight, early heading, short bearded, Is an early maturing, medium tall, six-row, smooth head, winter feed barley. 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.

Protected with Vibrance Extreme.

AGRONOMiCS

  • Test Weight FAIR

  • Height TALL

  • Head Type BEARDLESS

  • Maturity EARLY

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2020 Wheat Summary and Plot Data
 
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