Approx 50,000 Ha’s of winter barley is grown each year, feed is the biggest sector although new varieties suitable for malting are coming through the trial programme with Non GN varieties suitable for distilling now being commercially available.
Spring barley has the largest arable area in Scotland accounting for around 50% of the arable land available with the vast majority destined for malt distilling.
SCOTGRAIN RECOMMENDED SPRING BARLEY VARIATIONS
KWS SASSY is a fantastic choice for the Scottish grower. It’s early, robust and it has a fantastic yield with very low skinning levels. Click on the icon below for the KWS Sassy Factsheet.
LG DIABLO is the highest yielding spring barley on the AHDB Recommended List. Click on the icon below for the LG Diablo Factsheet.
BRIONI is a high enzyme variety for grain distilling. It is the most efficient nitrogen scavenging variety available. Click on the icon below for the Brioni Factsheet.
SCOTGRAIN RECOMMENDED winter BARLEY VARIATIONS
KWS HAWKING is an early maturing, high yielding 2 row winter barley with a good disease resistance profile. Click on the icon below for the KWS Hawking Factsheet.
LG FLYNN is an exciting new 2 row winter barley, particularly well suited to heavier soils. High straw yield and a robust disease resistance profile. Click on the icon below for the LG Flynn Factsheet.
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