LCS Chrome
Hard Red Winter Wheat

LCS Chrome
Hard Red Winter Wheat

LCS Chrome2018-06-14T09:35:36+00:00
Highest yielding variety
in LCS trials over 3 years –
105% of mean
Highest protein
content available over 3 year average
Superior
straw strength

Bred for the Long Haul

LCS Chrome has topped LCS and university trials for several years with excellent straw strength and excellent resistance to both leaf and stripe rust. With a medium height and very good tolerance to drought, LCS Chrome is a superior choice for farmers in eastern Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle.

  • Proven, top-end yield potential
  • Excellent leaf and stripe rust resistance
  • Broadly adapted with very good test weight
Area of Adaptation

Central Plains Data

Agronomic Features | Central Plains
LCS ChromeByrdWB GrainfieldSY Monument
Acid Soil ToleranceTolerantMod. TolerantMod. TolerantTolerant
Coleoptile LengthMediumMedium-LongMedium-ShortMedium
Drought ToleranceVery GoodExcellentVery GoodVery Good
Fall Grazing PotentialGoodBelow AverageGoodGood
Fall Ground CoverGoodGoodGoodGood
First Hollow StemMedium-LateMediumMediumMedium-Late
HeightMedium-TallMediumMedium-TallMedium-Tall
MaturityMedium-LateMediumMedium-LateMedium-Late
Seed SizeMediumSmallMediumMedium
Tolerance to ShatteringVery GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good
Straw StrengthExcellentGoodGoodAverage
Test WeightVery GoodAverageAverageGood
Tillering AbilityHighVery HighHighVery High
Winter-HardinessVery GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good
Yield PotentialExcellentExcellentVery GoodExcellent
All available public and private data used in compiling scores.
End-Use Quality | Central Plains
Overall End-Use QualityBaking QualityMilling QualityFlour Protein
AcceptableAcceptableAcceptableLess Desirable
Data obtained from LCS Quality Laboratory. Overall end-use quality is calculated using a weighted average of the following characteristics: Baking Quality (30%), Dough Properties (20%), Milling Quality (40%), Test Weight (5%) and Flour Protein (5%)
Disease Resistance | Central Plains
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Northern Plains Data

Agronomic Features | Northern Plains
LCS ChromeExpeditionRedfiledSY WolfWB Grainfiled
Test Weight59.259.960.060.760.3
Heading Date*-0.3-1.3+2.7+0.3+7.7
Plant Height**+0.1+0.1-0.9-2.9+1.1
Straw StrengthExcellentGoodVery GoodVery GoodAverage
Winter-HardinessVery GoodGoodGoodGoodAverage
*Days plus or minus multi-year mean. **Inches plus or minus multi-year mean. All available LCS and public multi-year data used in compiling agronomic scores.
End-Use Quality | Northern Plains
Overall End-Use QualityBaking QualityFlour ProteinMilling Quality
AcceptableAcceptableAcceptableDesirable
Overall end-use quality is calculated using a weighted average of the following characteristics: Baking
Quality (30%), Dough Properties (20%), Milling Quality (40%), Test Weight (5%) and Flour Protein (5%)
Disease Resistance | Northern Plains
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Results may not predict future performance under extremely adverse or unique conditions, including race changes.
Data Source
Unauthorized seed multiplication prohibited by law. U.S. Plant Variety Protection Number has been applied for.
Drew Hendricker
Regional Sales Manager,
Central Plains
O: 970.498.2218
C: 970.231.8875
2018 Central Plains
Seed Guide
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Russell Oberg
Regional Sales Manager, Northern Plains
O: 701.799.8028
2018 Northern Plains
Seed Guide
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