Spring barley harvest in progress©FLPA/Rex Shutterstock
Hybrid barley growers could be in line for a share of almost £140,000 payout if their crops failed to outyield the leading conventional varieties this harvest. Out of 593 growers registered with Syngenta’s Hyvido barley cashback guarantee this year, 41 were eligible to make a claim for an area totalling 2,320ha, meaning the breeder’s total payout could be almost £139,205. Under the guarantee, growers are paid £60/ha if the hybrid barley crop fails to beat the yield of top conventional varieties by […]
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