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SY Venture winter barley

SY VENTURE was the main stay of the winter malt market for the last five years and still has good support both on farm and with end users. SY VENTURE has full MBC Approval for Brewing and remains popular in the south. 

SY Venture winter barley

Variety summary

Market options: Full MBC 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 MBC 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 2019 and shared some key statistics we think you'll be interested in.

 

Agronomic features

 

Resistance to lodging  (1-9)

Height without PGR (cm)

Height with PGR (cm)

Ripening (days +/- KWS Orwell, -ve = earlier)

SY VENTURE

7

87

84

0

Craft

8

90

88

0

 

Yield

 

Untreated yield*

Fungicide treated yield UK*

Eastern yield*

Western yield*

Northern yield*

SY VENTURE

69

94

94

94

94

Craft

77

97

97

96

97

* % treated control (UK = 9.9 t/ha, East = 9.9 t/ha, West = 9.9 t/ha & North = 9.8 t/ha) 

 

Grain quality

 

Specific Weight (kg/hl)

Screenings (% through 2.25 mm)

Screenings (% through 2.5 mm)

Nitrogen content (%)

SY VENTURE

70.0

3.7

12.2

1.62

Craft

69.3

2.1

6.8

1.63

 

Disease profile

 

Mildew (1-9)

Yellow rust (1-9)

Brown rust (1-9)

Rhynchosporium (1-9)

Net blotch  (1-9)

BaYMV

SY VENTURE

6

8

6

5

5

R

Craft

6

[8]

6

6

6

R

[ ] = limited data

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