Grain Quality Testing

In order to maximize your premium, you need to know the quality of your crop

Indigo tests grain for a host of quality measures – protein content, test weight, etc. – that prepare growers to enter Marketplace seeking premiums for their product. 

To provide the information you need to find the best buyer, Grain Quality Testing is a benefit that is provided as part of the Indigo MarketplaceTM and Indigo ProductionTM, and Indigo Certified Crops. Click below to learn more:

*Offer is subject to contract and Indigo’s terms and conditions.

Hard Red Wheat

TAM 112
Early
Maturity
Good
Test Weight
Good
Yield Potential
Average
Overall Disease Resistance
Good
Protein
  • Texas & Oklahoma Panhandles
  • Western Kansas
  • Eastern Colorado
  • + Excellent drought tolerance
  • + Moderately resistant to wheat streak mosaic
  • + Very high tillering
  • - Below-average straw strength

* Seed variety for purchase from authorized dealers

Hard Red Wheat

TAM 114
Medium
Maturity
Very Good
Test Weight
Excellent
Yield Potential
Good
Overall Disease Resistance
Very Good
Protein
  • Texas High Plains
  • Western Kansas
  • Eastern Colorado
  • + Excellent milling and baking qualities
  • + Resistant to stripe and stem rust
  • + Moderately resistant to leaf rust
  • - Moderately susceptible to soilborne mosaic and WSMV

* Seed variety for purchase from authorized dealers

Hard Red Wheat

Byrd
Medium
Maturity
Average
Test Weight
Exceptional
Yield Potential
Somewhat susceptible
Overall Disease Resistance
Average
Protein
  • High Plains
  • + Excellent milling and baking quality
  • + Excellent drought tolerance
  • + Very high tillering
  • - Susceptible to stem rust and stripe rust

* Seed variety for purchase from authorized dealers

Hard Red Wheat

Gallagher
Medium
Maturity
Average
Test Weight
Excellent
Yield Potential
Good
Overall Disease Resistance
Average
Protein
  • Oklahoma
  • Southern Kansas
  • + Good drought tolerance
  • + Good leaf health
  • + More resistant than most to barley yellow dwarf
  • - Prone to physiological leaf spotting

* Seed variety for purchase from authorized dealers

Hard Red Wheat

Avery
Medium-Late
Maturity
Average
Test Weight
Very Good
Yield Potential
Somewhat susceptible
Overall Disease Resistance
Average
Protein
  • High Plains
  • + Exceptional milling and baking qualities
  • + Excellent winterhardiness
  • + Resistant to wheat curl mite and Greenbug biotype E
  • - Susceptible to stripe and stem rust

* Seed variety for purchase from authorized dealers

Hard Red Wheat

Doublestop CL Plus
Medium-Late
Maturity
Very Good
Test Weight
Excellent
Yield Potential
Good
Overall Disease Resistance
Average
Protein
  • High Plains
  • + Tolerant to acidic soils
  • + Very good yield potential and test weights
  • + Long coleoptile
  • - Can be late maturing

* Seed variety for purchase from authorized dealers

Hard Red Wheat

SY Monument
Medium-Late
Maturity
Good
Test Weight
Excellent
Yield Potential
Very Good
Overall Disease Resistance
Average
Protein
  • Central and western Kansas
  • Oklahoma
  • Nebraska
  • the Texas Panhandle
  • + Very adaptable and high yielding across multiple environments
  • + Very high tillering
  • + Excellent overall leaf disease package
  • - Average straw strength

* Seed variety for purchase from authorized dealers

Hard Red Wheat

Bob Dole
Medium
Maturity
Very Good
Test Weight
Very Good
Yield Potential
Very Good
Overall Disease Resistance
Average
Protein
  • Central Corridor
  • + Excellent milling and baking qualities
  • + Good disease package (leaf rust, stripe rust, and scab)
  • + Good drought tolerance
  • - Lower tillering

* Seed variety for purchase from authorized dealers

Hard Red Wheat

LCS Mint
Medium
Maturity
Very Good
Test Weight
Excellent
Yield Potential
Good
Overall Disease Resistance
Good
Protein
  • Hight Plains
  • + Very good soil acidity tolerance
  • + Excellent drought tolerance
  • + Excellent milling and baking qualities
  • - Susceptible to leaf rust

* Seed variety for purchase from authorized dealers

Hard Red Wheat

Langin
Early
Maturity
Good
Test Weight
Exceptional
Yield Potential
Average
Overall Disease Resistance
Average
Protein

High Plains

  • + Resistant to wheat curl mite
  • + Strong stripe rust resistance
  • + Solid milling and baking qualities
  • - Somewhat vulnerable to Hessian fly and leaf rust

* Seed variety for purchase from authorized dealers

Hard Red Wheat

Smith’s Gold
Medium
Maturity
Good
Test Weight
Exceptional
Yield Potential
Very Good
Overall Disease Resistance
Average
Protein

Central Plains

  • + Excellent resistance to Hessian fly, green bug, and stripe rust
  • + Well equipped to handle nitrogen-imbalanced environments
  • + Stellar milling and baking readiness
  • - Somewhat inclined to physiological leaf spotting
  • - Pre-harvest sprouting tendency if harvest is substantially delayed

* Seed variety for purchase from authorized dealers

Planning on growing HRWW?

Soft Red Wheat

Indigo® 134B
Medium
Maturity
Very Good
Test Weight
Very Good
Straw Strength
Exceptional
Yield Potential
Good
Overall Disease Resistance
  • Southern Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Ohio
  • Kentucky
  • + Highest top-end yield potential
  • + Mennel-preferred variety
  • - Susceptible to stripe rust

Soft Red Wheat

Indigo® 124C
Medium
Maturity
Very Good
Test Weight
Very Good
Straw Strength
Very Good
Yield Potential
Very Good
Overall Disease Resistance
  • Indiana
  • Ohio
  • Illinois
  • Kentucky
  • Southeastern Missouri
  • + Lead product for growers who prefer smooth head
  • + Consistent performance across a large geography

Soft Red Wheat

Indigo® 113B
Early - Medium
Maturity
Very Good
Test Weight
Very Good
Straw Strength
Very Good
Yield Potential
Very Good
Overall Disease Resistance
  • Missouri
  • Southern Illinois
  • Southern Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • + Strong disease package
  • + Handles wet feet very well

Soft Red Wheat

Indigo® 114B
Medium
Maturity
Very Good
Test Weight
Very Good
Straw Strength
Excellent
Yield Potential
Very Good
Overall Disease Resistance
  • Missouri (leading variety)
  • Southwestern Illinois
  • + Very good standability
  • + Strong milling and baking qualities
  • - Can be vulnerable to powdery mildew

Soft Red Wheat

Indigo® 294A
Medium
Maturity
Good
Test Weight
Very Good
Straw Strength
Very Good
Yield Potential
Good
Overall Disease Resistance
  • Ohio
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Missouri
  • + Excellent winterhardiness
  • + Consistent performance across growing regions

Soft Red Wheat

Indigo® 284A
Early - Medium
Maturity
Excellent
Test Weight
Very Good
Straw Strength
Very Good
Yield Potential
Good /Very Good
Overall Disease Resistance
  • Ohio
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Missouri
  • + Strong test weight
  • + Consistent performance across growing regions

Soft Red Wheat

Indigo® 273A
Early - Medium
Maturity
Excellent
Test Weight
Very Good
Straw Strength
Very Good
Yield Potential
Good
Overall Disease Resistance
  • Ohio
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Missouri
  • + Very good test weight
  • + Consistent performance across growing regions
Planning on growing HRWW?

Cotton

TAM 112
Early
Maturity
Good
Test Weight
Good
Yield Potential
Average
Overall Disease Resistance
Good
Protein
  • Texas & Oklahoma Panhandles
  • Western Kansas
  • Eastern Colorado
  • + Excellent drought tolerance
  • + Moderately resistant to wheat streak mosaic
  • + Very high tillering
  • - Below-average straw strength

Cotton

TAM 114
Medium
Maturity
Very Good
Test Weight
Excellent
Yield Potential
Good
Overall Disease Resistance
Very Good
Protein
  • Texas High Plains
  • Western Kansas
  • Eastern Colorado
  • + Excellent milling and baking qualities
  • + Resistant to stripe and stem rust
  • + Moderately resistant to leaf rust
  • - Moderately susceptible to soilborne mosaic and WSMV

Cotton

Byrd
Medium
Maturity
Average
Test Weight
Exceptional
Yield Potential
Somewhat susceptible
Overall Disease Resistance
Average
Protein
  • High Plains
  • + Excellent milling and baking quality
  • + Excellent drought tolerance
  • + Very high tillering
  • - Susceptible to stem rust and stripe rust

Cotton

Gallagher
Medium
Maturity
Average
Test Weight
Excellent
Yield Potential
Good
Overall Disease Resistance
Average
Protein
  • Oklahoma
  • Southern Kansas
  • + Good drought tolerance
  • + Good leaf health
  • + More resistant than most to barley yellow dwarf
  • - Prone to physiological leaf spotting

Cotton

Avery
Medium-Late
Maturity
Average
Test Weight
Very Good
Yield Potential
Somewhat susceptible
Overall Disease Resistance
Average
Protein
  • High Plains
  • + Exceptional milling and baking qualities
  • + Excellent winterhardiness
  • + Resistant to wheat curl mite and Greenbug biotype E
  • - Susceptible to stripe and stem rust

Cotton

Doublestop CL Plus
Medium-Late
Maturity
Very Good
Test Weight
Excellent
Yield Potential
Good
Overall Disease Resistance
Average
Protein
  • High Plains
  • + Tolerant to acidic soils
  • + Very good yield potential and test weights
  • + Long coleoptile
  • - Can be late maturing

Cotton

SY Monument
Medium-Late
Maturity
Good
Test Weight
Excellent
Yield Potential
Very Good
Overall Disease Resistance
Average
Protein
  • Central and western Kansas
  • Oklahoma
  • Nebraska
  • the Texas Panhandle
  • + Very adaptable and high yielding across multiple environments
  • + Very high tillering
  • + Excellent overall leaf disease package
  • - Average straw strength

Cotton

Bob Dole
Medium
Maturity
Very Good
Test Weight
Very Good
Yield Potential
Very Good
Overall Disease Resistance
Average
Protein
  • Central Corridor
  • + Excellent milling and baking qualities
  • + Good disease package (leaf rust, stripe rust, and scab)
  • + Good drought tolerance
  • - Lower tillering

Cotton

LCS Mint
Medium
Maturity
Very Good
Test Weight
Excellent
Yield Potential
Good
Overall Disease Resistance
Good
Protein
  • Hight Plains
  • + Very good soil acidity tolerance
  • + Excellent drought tolerance
  • + Excellent milling and baking qualities
  • - Susceptible to leaf rust

Cotton

Langin
Early
Maturity
Good
Test Weight
Exceptional
Yield Potential
Average
Overall Disease Resistance
Average
Protein

High Plains

  • + Resistant to wheat curl mite
  • + Strong stripe rust resistance
  • + Solid milling and baking qualities
  • - Somewhat vulnerable to Hessian fly and leaf rust

Cotton

Smith’s Gold
Medium
Maturity
Good
Test Weight
Exceptional
Yield Potential
Very Good
Overall Disease Resistance
Average
Protein

Central Plains

  • + Excellent resistance to Hessian fly, green bug, and stripe rust
  • + Well equipped to handle nitrogen-imbalanced environments
  • + Stellar milling and baking readiness
  • - Somewhat inclined to physiological leaf spotting
  • - Pre-harvest sprouting tendency if harvest is substantially delayed
Planning on growing HRWW?

Corn

Indigo provides a range of high-performance hybrids with excellent agronomic profiles

  • Stress Emergence
  • Vigor
  • Disease Resistance
  • Stalk and Root Strength Strength
  • Drought Tolerance

Soy

The high-yielding varieties we offer deliver on quality and hold up to stress

  • Stress Emergence
  • Vigor
  • Canopy Closure
  • Disease Resistance
  • Drought Tolerance
  • Standability
  • Dry Down

Rice

Choose from rice hybrids carefully selected for superior yield advantage and agronomic characteristics

  • Stress Tolerance
  • Standability
  • Grain Retention
  • Disease Resistance
  • Lodging Resistance
  • Ratoon Potential

Here's how it works

Step 1: PERSONALIZED KIT

Indigo sends you a personalized kit before harvest that corresponds to the grain growing in your field.

Step 2: SAMPLE SHIPMENT & RESULTS

You sample and ship your grain sample via the provided box and shipping label to the quality testing lab. Receive the results from your test through the Indigo Grower app.

Step 4a: INDIGO PRODUCTION

Within Indigo Production, Indigo will use your results to find the best buyer for your grain and pass the benefit on to you through a per bushel premium.

Step 4b: MARKETPLACE

Within Indigo Marketplace, you can use your results as a factor in deciding on the best bid available to sell your grain.

OR Step 4c: INDIGO CERTIFIED CROPS

Within Indigo Certified Crops, you can use your results as a factor in deciding on the best bid available to sell your grain.

I had Indigo-treated cotton in a side-by-side comparison with untreated cotton. Throughout the year, the Indigo plants were visibly healthier and taller. The Indigo-treated cotton had at least a third more root mass than the untreated cotton. When scouting the field, I noticed 1-1.25 more bolls per foot on the Indigo-treated cotton. I was pleased with the results last year and I have already contracted cotton acres this year.

Justin Busenlehner

Texas

I believe that Indigo Marketplace represents the future of grain trading. The current system is inefficient and doesn’t leverage technologies that are widely used across other industries. The tools for building a truly digital system are available — change is long overdue. Indigo has the resources to lead this change and is creating a future where growers can earn more and buyers can bring high quality, IP grain to end-users.

Mark Bryant

Indigo Research Partner, Ohio

With little rain during our community’s growing season, corn yields have been low this year, around 80 bushels per acre. Farmers growing Indigo Corn were protected, with yields well over 100 bushels per acre.

Tom Clayman

President at Kauffman Seeds, Inc.

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