End-use group: Livestock feed
Market options: Six-row feed, Hybrid
Soil preference: Suitable for all soil types and performs well even on marginal land
Regional positioning: Performs well in all regions
Sowing rate: 200 seeds/m2
Key features: BELMONT is the UK’s number 1 variety for yield for the fourth consecutive year and has a proven track record of high performance on farm. This variety will have a special appeal to growers in the East who are pushing for the highest yields available and is especially strong on light land. BELMONT has also proven to be a good choice for farms where grass weeds, like black-grass, are an issue.
Key Performance Statistics
We've compared BELMONT and KWS Orwell on the AHDB Recommended List 2021/22 and shared some key statistics we think you'll be interested in. Download the variety sheet for some more in depth information you can carry with you everywhere.
* % treated control
(% through 2.25mm)
(% through 2.5mm)
Resistance to lodging
Straw height without PGR
Straw height with PGR
(days +/- KWS Orwell, -ve = earlier)
BELMONT is an exceptional variety that offers best in-class yields. BELMONT will have a special appeal to barley growers looking for a reliable variety that will perform in black-grass areas.