D.F. offers wheat varieties that come from four different breeding programs.
- RO Lines are known for high yield, low vomitoxin levels, and high falling numbers.
- RO Lines need 40+ lbs. Nitrogen in the fall
- DF Lines have plant health, yield, and aggressive tillering for 15” rows.
Elite Soft Red Varieties
|- ATTACK Med. Maturity Awnless|
Next generation of high yielding RO Wheat
Moderately Resistant to Stripe Rust
Lots of Straw
Push with N / huge heads
|- RO45 Med. Maturity Awnless
High Yield : High Falling Numbers
Short - Stands well, push Nitrogen - 120 lbs.
For intensive Management Program
Manage for Stripe Rust and Septoria
If planted late, push Nitrogen in the fall
|- RO55 Med. Maturity Awnless|
Good No-till but push Nitrogen in the fall
Lots of straw - Medium Height
Do not push Nitrogen over 120 lbs.
Superb Yielder in MI, Ontario, NY and Ohio
Does best with snow cover
|- RO75 Med. Maturity Awnless
High Yielding - Medium Height
Stands well - Push Nitrogen 120 lbs.
Manage for Stripe Rust
Great Vomitoxin Scores
Good on heavy soils
|- DF 105R Med/Early Maturity Awned|
Pure Yield! Perfect for intensive management yet yields in all environments
Profuse tillering, excellent standability
Tolerance to Powdery Mildew, Rust, Glume Blotch, Mosaic Virus, Head Scab
|- DF 107R Med. Maturity Awnless
Medium height / lots of beautiful straw
Excellent tolerance to Powdery Mildew, Barley Yellow Dwarf, Glume Blotch & Mosaic Virus.
Manage for Head Scab
Good for 15-inch rows
|- DF 108R Med. Maturity Awned|
Racehorse + Workhorse
Very good test weight and tillers well
Tolerance to Head Scab, Powdery Mildew, Rust, Leaf & Glume Blotch and Viruses
Thick and full appearance
|- RO100 Med/Late Mat. Awnless
For South West Michigan
Responds to High Management
Does well in or out of irrigation circle
Elite Soft White Varieties
|- AMBASSADOR Early Mat. Awnless|
Great under high management
Highest 5 year MSU Average
Harvest Early (Early Maturity)
|- AUBREY Early Mat. Awnless
Consistant Yield & High Test Weight
Excellent tolerance to sprouting
Lodging Resistance and Winter Hardiness
Best Fusarium Index Score - early maturing
May be best White or Red between M21&M57