Apr 23, 2020 | Market Reports
What a strange and memorable year 2020 is shaping up to be. Since the turn of the year we have seen a new threat to our modern lifestyles, in Covid -19. The spread and effect of this new virus has been alarming and unprecedented with many commentators looking to...
The last 2 weeks of March and the 1st week of April have seen a change in the seasonal calendar with warmer drier weather allowing hard pressed farmers to focus on planting spring crops and feeding winter crops. It is amazing at this time of year how a sickly looking...
The last month markets have been in turmoil as the Corona Virus or Covid 19 has burst onto the scene. The rapid spread and governments inability to control the virus has unsettled financial markets. Initially we saw the “hot money “ flee stocks and shares, this was...
Scotgrain’s General Manager Owen Southwood has just returned from a trip to Calagary, Alberta where he was visiting Canada Malting, a sister company of Scotgrain Agriculture as part of the United Malt family. The trip allowed Owen to share some of the experiences of...
The 2019 Scotgrain Golf Tournament took place at Brechin Golf Club, with about 20 farmers taking to the fairways along with some of the Scotgrain team. Findlay Russell of Drummietermont Farm took the winners prize on the day, with Graeme Carnegie and Ross Hume coming...
KWS Sassy going from strength to strength.A big cheers for Sassy!🥃🥃
"Malt 2.0 is the first new malt to be produced from the Sassy barley variety, a new variety that has shown great promise as a preferred barley variety for future harvests."
Read more here: www.craftbrewingbusiness.com/news/the-uks-bairds-malt-releases-malt-2-0-produced-from-the-new-sas...
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THE BARLEY FORECAST: This week’s weather looks to be improving with temperatures moving into double digits (just in time for the reopening of pubs in England).
Here is a picture of some early drilled Sassy near Dundee, 4 weeks after sowing🙌
Our annual planting and variety survey launches next week. It provides an estimate of the area and variety breakdown of cereals and oilseed rape to be harvested in GB and an indication of local prices and selling opportunities. Read more 👉https://bit.ly/2RpvhB3 @AHDB_Cereals
KWS Sassy in the Lothians through the ground 2 weeks after sowing but showing some signs of stress after the cold weather, as we would expect. @KWSUKLtd @bairdsmalt
An aerial shot from the archives of our Early Evaluation Programme that we run with @scotgrain
Looking forward to hosting our growers and customers again in future 🤞
Over 25 new barley varieties grown side by side. Looks fantastic from the air. #Barley
The Recommended List from 1999 was a much more basic document than the modern version! #ThrowbackThursday
The storm before the calm? Auchterless this morning 🥶
Early sown @KWSUKLtd Sassy grown on contract for @scotgrain/@bairdsmalt in prime Aberdeenshire is off to a great start! #MaltingBarley #spring
With the weather improving in areas of Scotland recently and the days getting longer - early Spring Barley sowing continues 🚜
Thanks to Stewart Russell of Drummietermont Farms, Letham near Forfar, for the photo 📷
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Our Seed Rate Calculator can help you work out your spring barley sowing rate. You will find the icon to open it just above the picture of the van towards the bottom of the page.
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