Barley yields down in N. Ireland

Winter barley harvest was only 20% over for Robert Craig in Co. Londonderry, Northern Ireland.


Sixty hectares of the crop yielded 7.75 – 8t/ha, with Camion reportedly looking better than Cannock.


This yield was down on the five year average of 8.13t/ha, and the “exceptional” 9.4t/ha last year.


He added: “The ground is very dry. It’s the first time in five or six years that I’ve seen dust coming off the ground when combining.”



  • Crop/Variety: Camion and Cannock winter barley
  • Area: 60ha (30ha of each variety)
  • Yield: 7.75 – 8t/ha
  • Quality: N/A

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