hard white winter wheat
Excellent adaptation
to High Plains irrigated and dryland
Solid disease package
with FHB and stripe rust tolerance
Huge seed,
high protein, excellent milling and baking properties

Striking seed, strong straw

LCS White Lightning is a hard white winter wheat (HWWW) with HUGE seed and high protein. This medium-maturity, medium-tall plant has excellent straw strength and winter-hardiness, plus a great disease package. LCS White Lightning is an excellent fit for irrigated and dryland acres of the high plains as well as the central corridor. As a white wheat, LCS White Lightning has excellent milling and baking qualities, highlighted by high bake absorption, long mixing time and high loaf volume.

Agronomic Features
LCS White LightningSY MonumentWB 4401KS HamiltonShowdown
Test WeightGoodGoodGoodGoodAverage
Protein (%)Above Avg.AverageAverageAverageAverage
Winter-HardinessVery GoodExcellentGoodGoodGood
Heading (Julian)MediumMedium-LateMedium-EarlyMediumMedium-Late
Plant Height (in.)MediumMedium-TallMedium-ShortMediumMedium
Straw StrengthExcellentAverageGoodAverageAverage
Data Sources: 2024 Wheat Varieties for Kansas and the Great Plains, 2023 LCS CP Y4 Master, 2023 Carnige
End-Use Quality
Overall QualityBaking QualityFlour ProteinMilling Quality
DesirableAcceptableMost DesirableDesirable
Data obtained from LCS Quality Laboratory.
Disease Tolerance
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LCS White Lightning PDF

Results may not predict future performance under extremely adverse or unique conditions, including race changes.
Unauthorized seed multiplication prohibited by law. U.S. Plant Variety Protection Number is pending.
Dan Dall
Regional Commercial Manager, Central Plains
Central Plains Seed Guide