Know How / Barley

In a competitive cereals market, our barley page aims to help you grow a more profitable crop in the face of rising inputs and volatile grain markets.

This is your starting point for addressing challenges such as fungicide and weed resistance, integrating different cultivation techniques, exploring precision farming and protecting the environment.

Key areas of focus:

  • Getting establishment right
  • Planning fungicide strategy
  • Assessing fertiliser requirements
  • Keeping on top of blackgrass
  • Choosing the right varieties for the right market
Spot and forward prices (£/t ex-farm)

Latest Know How articles

VARIETY SELECTION

A guide to the new Recommended List lodging scores

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ARABLE

Regen farming income blip as market volatility increases

High yields and rocketing commodity prices have created a financial "blip" for regenerative farming systems, with margins falling behind those of conventional farms in such an unusual year. Speaking at…

WEED MANAGEMENT

Largest UK weed survey reveals Italian ryegrass challenge

Results from the UK’s largest survey on Italian ryegrass has shown a complex and variable picture of herbicide resistance in the weed, emphasising the need for growers to test and…

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