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.
Variety sheets are currently being updated.
Key Performance Statistics
We've compared SY KINGSBARN and KWS Orwell on the AHDB Recommended List 2022/23 and shared some key statistics we think you'll be interested in.
* % treated control
(% through 2.25mm)
(% through 2.5mm)
Resistance to lodging with PGR
Straw height without PGR
Straw height with PGR
(days +/- Orwell, -ve = earlier)
SY KINGSBARN is the market leading hybrid barley for a reason. This variety combines high yields with proven agronomics: it’s a great package.