2020/2021 Wheat Varieties & Description
Listed in Order of Planting
·USG 3790: TOP YIELDER in VA IN 2020 and VT OVT two-year average.The first late-heading and late maturity wheat since Roane and Shirley. Excellent test weight with resistance to soil virus, septoria and mildew. Medium short straw to prevent lodging. Plant early to perform.
·USG 3571(NEW): To replace 3536. Very high yields in production fields; a bearded variety with excellent test weight. Above average disease package; moderately resistant to soil-bourne viruses (good for heavier soils). Moderately tolerant to scab. Taller wheat if straw production is important.
USG 3472 (NEW): To replace 3404; this is a powerful wheat with high yields, very good test weight and an outstanding disease package. contains the Fhb1 scab gene for resistance.
Very attractive what variety.
USG 3329: top yields in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina OVT Trials. Great test weight with Fhb 1 scab gene for resistance. It produces very high yields. This bearded variety has above average stripe rust resistance. This is the most versatile and widely adapted USG wheat variety available.
· USG 3316: NCSU state contest winner. Contains the Fhb1 scab gene for resistance: highly resistant to leaf septoria: moderately resistant to soil-borne viruses (heavier soils). Excellent tillering for geese-damage control.
- USG 3230: This is an early heading variety to be planted late: fast emergence and aggressive early growth: resistant to soil virus found in heavier soils. Good resistance to wheat rusts and mildew. Excellent test weight: this variety must be managed for scab
- USG 3228: Very high yields in all locations North of the James River (PA, MD, DE and VA). An early maturing variety that contains the Fhb 1 scab gene for resistance, superior disease package
with a very showy, smooth head. This is an early-maturing variety, so this variety needs to be harvested early. Plant thicker to produce higher yields.
·USG 3118: Excellent test weight in this last-plant, first-harvest variety. Highest yields in 2019 and 2020 NCSU trials. This is a short-stature variety with a tip beard, very aggressive tillering characteristic: very good resistance to stripe and leaf rust and powdery mildew. Average tolerance to scab. Good winter hardiness.
Planting Window for Renwood Wheat Varieties
Group 1: USG 3790 USG 3571 USG 3472
Group 2 & 3: USG 3329 USG 3316
Group 4: USG 3230 USG 3228 USG 3118