LIBRA was added to the AHDB Recommended List in 2018/2019 and offers outstanding grain quality with consistent regional performance. The variety that sets the standard for 6-row grain quality.
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 per m2
"The variety should offer growers the best opportunity to combine outstanding specific weight with high yield potential."
- Paul Roche
We've compared LIBRA and KWS Orwell on the AHDB Recommended List 2020/21 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.
|Untreated Yield*||Treated Yield*||Eastern Yield*||Western Yield*||Northern Yield*|
* % treated control
(% through 2.25mm)
(% through 2.5mm)
[ ] = limited data
Resistance to lodging
Straw height without PGR
Straw height with PGR
(days +/- KWS Orwell, -ve = earlier)
Source: AHDB Recommended List 2020/21