Michigan Soft Winter Wheat


Michigan State Soft Winter Wheat Breeder: Dr. Eric Olson
Michigan State Wheat Extension Educator: Martin Nagelkirk
Michigan State Plant Pathology, Small Grains: Dr. Martin Chilvers
Michigan State Wheat Systems Extension Specialist: Dennis Pennington

2018 MR Soft Red Winter Wheat Varieties

Entry Name Source FHB Rating
AgriMAXX 463 AgriMAXX Wheat Co. 17.3
LCS 3204 Albert Lea Seed 8.8
Kokosing Michigan Crop Improvement Assn. 21.7
RS 961 Rupp Seeds, Inc. 26.1
W 305 Wellman Seeds, Inc. 16.6

2018 MR Soft White Winter Wheat Varieties

Entry Name Source FHB Rating
Aubrey DF Seeds, Inc. 21.7
Glacier Harrington Seeds, Inc. 17.8
SY 912 Syngenta-AgriPro 15.0

Most Effective Fungicides

Brand Rate Timing
Prosaro (Bayer) 6.5 to 8.2 fl oz per acre Anthesis (Feekes 10.51)
Caramba (BASF) 13.5 to 17 fl oz per acre Anthesis (Feekes 10.51)

FHB Resistance - MR=Moderate Resistant, MS=Moderate Susceptible, S=Susceptible, Rating - 1-100 where 1 is the best and 100 is the worst

* Please Note: The USWBSI recommends the planting of Moderate Resistant (MR) varieties, public or private, as an effective way to help manage FHB. Varieties with a rating of MR or better for FHB were determined through official state variety trials and/or recommendations from each state’s public small grain specialists.