PRIESLEY

It stands and it yields
excels in high management scenarios
top yielding hard red winter

The Complete Package

A favourite by most who grow it. It has short height, great standability, great disease tolerance and yields as highas soft reds when managed. It Stands – It Yields – and It Pays.   

  • Nitrogen Rates 150 – 200 lbs 
  • Sulphur Rates 18 –  30 lbs

(N+S rates dependent on stand assessment, crop rotation, soil type, background fertility, manure history)

  • Split applied nitrogen key for protein production
  • Can stand through some of the highest management programs, growers have a hard time putting it down!
  • Excellent disease package
  • Great tillering ability

Growing Area

 Priesley appears to fit right across the province, but requires a special contract to grow. You will want to be close to a marketplace that accepts this variety. Priesley is among the latest maturing of our Hard Red varieties, spreading your risk for fusarium. Priesley was originally named after The King, Elvis Presley.  It’s unique, and a fan favourite.

Variety Specifications

Seeding Rate 160 lbs/acre for 1.6 Million seeds/acre
Heading Date 155 Days
Height 83 cm
Head Type NON - BEARDED
Leaf Structure UPRIGHT
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Yield 
Protein  6
Winter Survivability  7
Standability 
Leaf Rust  8
Stripe Rust 
Fusarium 
Test Weight 

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