When choosing a malt barley variety, you should consider whether the local grain elevators are buying that barley variety for malt. Check out the Canadian Malt Barley Technical Centre for an updated list of the most accepted malt barley varieties for the year. Below see our list of available 2 row malting barley seed varieties:
AAC Connect Barley
AAC Connect is a malting barley variety with a high yield, short strong straw, and the best FHB resistance in its class. Possess a similar malting quality to AC Metcalfe barley.
CDC Copeland is 2 row malting barley variety with great yield, good straw strength, and excellent malting quality.
Feed / Forage Barley
We choose forage and feed barley varieties based on their tonnage and/or total seed yield per acre. In our experience we have found the following barley grain varieties to meet the proper criteria and quality for us to promote. Below is our list of feed barley seed varieties:
CDC Austenson Barley
CDC Austenson is a 2-row feed barley variety that produces great yields with a short strong straw and large plump kernels. It is resistant to stem rust and covered and false loose smut.
CDC Maverick Barley
CDC Maverick is a 2 row feed and forage barley variety with a very high feed yield potential. It has a moderate resistance to stem rust and intermediate resistance to Fusarium Head Blight (FHB) and Deoxynivalenol (DON) accumulation.
AB Advantage Barley
AB Advantage is a 6 row feed and forage barley variety that produces an excellent grain yield with good agronomic performance. Good resistance to lodging and good straw strength.
If interested in buying, please contact us for malt barley and feed barley seed prices and we will get back to you as soon as possible with the price per bushel.
Barley Variety Videos
How long does it take for barley to grow?
Feed and Malt Barley seed take on average 91 days to mature according to the 2018 Sask Seed Guide . The guide uses AC Metcalfe, a SeCan malt barley variety, as the check.
How do you germinate barley seed?
Steps to Germinating Barley Seed:
- Wet a paper towel and lay if flat on a tray.
- Distribute the barley seed evenly over the paper towel.
- Wet a second paper towel sheet and lay it over the barley seeds.
- Over the next few days periodically add water to keep the barley moist, but not soaked.
Are oats and barley the same?
No, oats and barley are not the same crop but they are both cereal grains. In recent years, a key food difference is that oats are gluten free and barley is not.