Blake, Andrew
August 2008
Farmers Weekly;8/8/2008, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports on the strong performance of the winter barley segment in the HGCA variety trials in 2008. According to Recommended Lists manager Jim McVittie, the overall yield is about 0.4 tons per hectare up on the four-year average. He adds that among the malting varieties, Flagon, whose initial performance was dragged down by a poor result on unsuitable land in Oxfordshire, England has recovered to be only slightly behind Pearl.


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