Barley Varieties

NEW! Leabrook Barley

  • New variety, developed and trialed as W14896
  • Closely related to Compass
  • Has passed Stage 1 accreditation for malting and brewing
  • Seed available in 2020
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RGT Planet

  • High yielding, Mid season, malt accredited variety
  • Good early vigour and competitive growth
  • Good straw strength with reduced risk of lodging, good irrigation barley option

RGT Planet Barley – Tasmania (2017)

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La Trobe

  • An early maturing variety with good yields in low to medium rainfall environments
  • Broadly adapted barley
  • Good straw strength
  • Useful leaf disease resistance and good physical grain characteristics
  • High hectolitre weights
  • Export malting variety
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Spartacus CL

  • High yielding, early maturing, malt accredited Clearfield® barley
  • Short rachilla hair length, reducing itchiness
  • Good straw strength, lodging resistance and head retention compared to Scope CL
  • Similar plant architecture and agronomy to La Trobe
Spartacus CL Baker Seed Co

Spartacus CL Barley in Baker Seed Co 2016 Cereal and Time of Sowing Trial site. Sown 21/5/16 expressing its erect canopy making it suitable for under sown pastures.

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Banks

  • Banks is a high yielding, mid to late flowering potential malting barley
  • Optimum sowing time from 25th April through to 15th of May
  • Consistently stable yield performance
  • Ideally suited to medium to high rainfall environments
  • Banks has a low straw volume making it suitable for no-till farming systems
  • Good physical grain properties
  • Banks’ earliest potential malt accreditation will be in September 2019

Photograph below taken 3/9/2018 at BSC Trial Site

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Compass

  • Mid to early maturity
  • Malt variety
  • Long coleoptile length, good early vigour
  • Competitive canopy
  • Low screenings & high retention package
  • High yielding variety
Compas Barley Baker Seed Co
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Fathom Barley

  • Feed barley variety
  • Early maturity
  • Broad adaptation
  • Low screenings and high test weight
  • High grain yield
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Rosalind

  • Mid maturing feed barley
  • Good yield, straw strength and head retention
  • Best performance observed with a May sowing
  • Short coleoptile length – important to consider sowing depth
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