Drilling spring barley.Drilling spring barley.
Good price premiums and a desire to control blackgrass is leading to increased interest in malting spring barley, with the UK climate well suited to producing top-notch samples. The spring barley area is set to rise by 7% to 803,000ha this season, making it one of the highest since 1989, excluding years such as 2013 when the area shot up after a rain-soaked autumn, according to an AHDB Early Bird survey. With malting premiums over feed barley of about £25/t, […]