Barley - Historical

Barley (Hordeum vulgare L) is a major winter cereal grain used to produce feed for livestock as well as malt product such as beer.


Barley prefers soils with a Ph (Cl) of greater than 5, can generally be sown later than wheat and is more tolerant to frost (-2 degrees celsius before damage occurs).

  • Malting across southern NSW, Victoria, South Australia and WA

  • Early to midseason variety

  • Yielding 5% -10% higher than Schooner, Sloop, S...

  • Commander is a "Barley Australia" accredited malting variety

  • Mid season flowering and maturity

  • Broadly adapted highest yielding malting...

  • Barley Australia accredited malt variety (March 2013)

  • High yield potential

  • Medium / late maturity – similar to Gairdner and Baudin

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  • Medium-late maturity feed barley with high yield potential and wide adaptation

  • Similar relative maturity to Baudin and Gairdner

  • Excellen...

  • Excellent tolerance to certain imidazolinone chemistry

  • High grain yield

  • Early to mid season maturity 

  • Moderately tall plant type

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  • SY Rattler is currently progressing through Barley Australia Malt Accreditation

  • Erectoid type plant with excellent seedling vigour and medium...

  • High yielding malting barley

  • Excellent all round disease resistance

  • Superior scald resistance compared to current commercial varieties

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  • Exceptional grain yield

  • Domestic and export malt quality profile (malt accreditation decision expected March 2016)

  • Low screenings and hi...

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