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SY Venture winter barley

The market leading winter malting barley, with full IBD approval for brewing, competitive yields and high specific weight.

SY Venture winter barley

Variety summary

Market options: Full IBD approval for brewing

Soil preference: Suitable for all soil types

Regional positioning: Performs well in all regions

Agronomics: Good overall disease profile and high specific weight

Parentage: DH9525-42 x Retriever

Breeding insights

"This winter malting barley has Full IBD approval for brewing and is accepted by all English maltsters in the UK, there is strong demand in the market for this variety as it makes up a large percentage of the winter barley purchases for malting. SY Venture has a high specific weight, good straw and moderate maturity."
- Kathryn Hamlen

Kath Hamlen

Variety overview

We've compared a few varieties on the AHDB Recommended List 2017 and shared some key statistics we think you'll be interested in.

 

Yield

 

Untreated yield*

Fungicide treated yield UK*

 

Eastern yield*

Western yield*

Northern yield*

SY Venture

72

96

96

96

94

Craft

79

98

98

97

98

Talisman

77

96

97

94

95

Flagon

79

94

93

94

93

* % treated control (UK = 9.4 t/ha, East = 9.6 t/ha, West = 9.2 t/ha & North = 8.9 t/ha) 

 

Grain quality

 

Specific Weight (kg/hl)

Screenings (% through 2.25 mm)

Screenings (% through 2.5 mm)

Nitrogen content (%)

SY Venture

69.5

3.4

9.2

1.64

Craft

69.0

1.8

4.9

1.64

Talisman

66.8

3.8

10.6

1.60

Flagon

69.0

2.7

7.3

1.69

 

Agronomic features

 

Resistance to lodging  (1-9)

Height without PGR (cm)

Height with PGR (cm)

Ripening (days +/- Cassata, -ve = earlier)

SY Venture

7

91

86

0

Craft

8

[95]

90

0

Talisman

6

100

97

-1

Flagon

5

101

101

-1

[ ] = limited data

 

Disease profile

 

Mildew (1-9)

Yellow rust (1-9)

Brown rust (1-9)

Rhynchosporium (1-9)

Net blotch (1-9)

BaYMV

SY Venture

6

[7]

6

4

6

R

Craft

6

[8]

7

6

7

R

Talisman

6

[9]

7

6

5

R

Flagon

6

[7]

7

6

4

-

[ ] = limited data

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Fungicides

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PGRs

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Black grass

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