End-use group: Six-row feed, Hybrid
Market options: Livestock Feed
Soil preference: More suited to light land and soils
Regional positioning: Particularly suited to the North and West
Sowing rate: Approx 200 seeds/m2 in good conditions
Key features: SY KINGSTON is the new strong performer for the North and the West and is especially strong on light land. SY KINGSTON also produces grain with a high specific weight and its early maturity adds greater flexibility at harvest time and an opportunity to manage workload more effectively. In addition, SY KINGSTON offers good all-round disease resistance and superior grass weed suppression which is uniquely powered by hybrid barley.
Key Performance Statistics
We've compared SY KINGSTON 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.
|Untreated Yield*||Treated Yield*||Eastern Yield*||Western Yield*||Northern Yield*|
* % treated control
(% through 2.25mm)
(% through 2.5mm)
Resistance to lodging
Straw height without PGR
Straw height with PGR
(days +/- Orwell, -ve = earlier)
SY KINGSTON is a fantastic variety for the North and West. It has repeatedly produced 10.5+ t/ha treated yields every year for the past 3 seasons. Very early ripening provides an opportunity to drill following oilseed rape crops earlier.