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1

Where is barley usually in crop rotations?

As a 2nd or 3rd crop

2

Why is barley not a break crop?

Even though it's more tolerant to take all than wheat, it's not resistant

3

Why is barley grown as a 2nd or 3rd crop?

Reduced soil intrigued supply

4

What markets are there for barley?

Brewing
Distilling
Animal feed

5

Why is winter barley are declining in favour of Spring?

Black grass

6

When is winter barley harvested for early harvest?

July

7

why is Spring barley more suited for malting than winter?

Winter wheat has a High grain Nitrogen than Spring

8

Is winter wheat suited for distilling?

No varieties are suited

9

What's the advantages of 6 row barley?
What a disadvantage?

More grains per head
High yielding

Seed is more expensive

10

When is winter barley sown?

Mid September-October

11

Why should sowing never wait till late autumn?

Yield potential drops massively

12

What is the sowing rate per m squared?

300 plants per meter squared

13

When is the main tillering period?

Autumn

14

What depth should the barley seed beds be?

25mm

15

Why is barley less winter hardy than wheat?

It does not tolerate water logging

16

What diseases are barley susceptible to?

Powdery mildew
Brown rust
Net blotch
Rumularia

17

When is the most important stage of fungicide application for winter barley?

Why?

GS30-31

60% of the yield response

18

Why grow Spring barley?

Opportunity for black grass control
Straw sales boost gross margin
Yield stability good

19

When should Spring barley be sown?

Late December to mid May

20

How many Spring barley seeds should be sown per m squared?

350-400 seeds

21

What's the ideal establishment rate for Spring barley?

300 plants per m squared

22

When should Spring barley be drilled?

April-may

23

When should Spring barley most importantly get fingicides?

T2 GS39-49