Barley – Winter

Southern Fuels & Farm Supplies Ltd supply leading top quality Winter Barley seed. Winter barley has always been a popular crop for growers. It offers increased yields and spreads the harvest workload. 

Southern Fuels & Farm Supplies Ltd examine the recommended list every year, we pick out the top varieties on both yield and agronomic traits. We can help you the farmer to select the best variety for your site, situation and farming system.

Seeding rates, due to the variance of the thousand grain weight, seed rates vary dramatically from year to year. To work out the correct seedings rate use the equation below

( Target plant population x TGW divided by Est plant establishment % )

or contact your local Area Representative for more details.

One should consider a comprehensive soil test before sowing so that any limiting deficiencies with respect to lime, NPK and trace elements are addressed in an appropriate manner. Your Southern Fuel & Farm Supply Ltd Area Rep can assist you for all your testing needs and advice on choosing the correct variety for your crop.

 

                      Kws Cassia                     

 

A moderately early maturing British feed variety with high yield potential. Short straw with good resistance to lodging and moderate resistance to straw breakdown. Moderately susceptible to mildew and Rhynchosporium. Good resistance to brown rust and net blotch. Very good grain quality with a very good hectolitre weight.

 

                       Leibniz                          

 

 A moderately early maturingsix-row German feed variety with very high yield potential. Long straw with good resistance to lodging and moderate susceptibility to straw breakdown. Moderately resistant to mildew with good resistance to Rhynchosporium and net blotch. Susceptible to brown rust. Moderate grain quality with a reasonable hectolitre weight (grain quality of six-row are generally inferior to two- row varieties).

 

                           Saffron                      

 

A moderately late maturing British feed variety with high yield potential. Short straw with very good resistance to lodging and good resistance to straw breakdown. Susceptible to mildew and Rhynchosporium. Good resistance to brown rust and net blotch. Very good grain quality.

 

                     Volume                         

 

A moderately early maturing hybrid six-row British feed variety with very high yield potential. Long straw with moderate resistance to lodging. Susceptible to straw breakdown. Moderately resistant to mildew and brown rust. Good resistance to Rhynchosporium and net blotch.

Small grain size with a good hectolitre weight (grain quality of six-row are generally inferior to two-row varieties).

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PROVISIONALLY RECOMMENDED

                     KWS Tower               

 

A moderately early maturing British feed variety with high yield potential. Short straw with good resistance to lodging and moderate resistance to straw breakdown. Moderately resistant to mildew, Rhynchosporium, brown rust and net blotch. Large grain size with  good grain quality.

For more agronomy information regarding seed variety, rate, herbicide, fungicides, pesticides and nutrients please contact our Team of experts as these change on an annual basis.

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