End-use group: Six-row feed, Hybrid
Market options: Livestock Feed
Soil preference: Suitable for all soil types and performs well even on marginal land
Regional positioning: Performs well in all regions, particularly in the East and West
Sowing rate: Approx 200 seeds/m2 in good conditions
Key features: SY KINGSBARN is the market-leading hybrid barley variety with a proven track record of performance. SY KINGSBARN is easy to grow and is a popular choice for all regions based on the winning combination of high yield, great grain quality and good all-round agronomics. Our trials have shown that SY KINGSBARN is a competitive variety that is good for suppressing black-grass, brome and ryegrass. SY KINGSBARN is our flagship variety for good reason.
Key Performance Statistics
We've compared SY KINGSBARN and KWS Orwell on the AHDB Recommended List 2021/22 and shared some key statistics we think you'll be interested in.
* % treated control
(% through 2.25mm)
(% through 2.5mm)
Resistance to lodging
Straw height without PGR
Straw height with PGR
(days +/- Orwell, -ve = earlier)
SY KINGSBARN is the next step forward in hybrid technology. This variety combines increased yield with improved agronomics: it’s a great package.