15/09/2013 HGCA results for spring barley
Harvest results – Spring barley
Spring barley yields in 2013 HGCA Recommended List trials are averaging 7.12t/ha which is above the 5-year average of 7.05t/ha, says HGCA.Looking at the five-year averages the feed varieties, Tesla and KWS Orphelia have achieved 106 per cent of the average of the controls while, Crooner and Rhyncostar achieved 105.
The malting barley varieties Odyssey (105) and Propino (104) top the yields, but it’s early days to see the quality in 2013.
There are some high yields from some of the Candidate varieties with Shada achieving 110, KWS Irina 109 and KWS Aurelia and Shaloo both achieving 108.