LIBRA is a newly recommended hybrid barley on the AHDB Recommended List 2018 with outstanding grain quality and consistent yields across the UK.
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 Tower on the AHDB Recommended List 2018 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.
Resistance to lodging
Straw height without PGR
Straw height with PGR
(days +/- Cassata, -ve = earlier)
|Untreated Yield*||Treated Yield*||Eastern Yield*||Western Yield*||Northern Yield*|
* % treated control
(% through 2.25mm)
(% through 2.5mm)
[ ] = limited data