Harvest 2016: Top 5 yielding winter barley varieties

Throughout the harvest season we’ll be updating this handy map with the latest data from this year’s AHDB winter barley recommended list 2016 harvest results.

Use the map below to find the five highest yielding winter barley varieties at your local trials site.

See also: Top 5 yielding oilseed rape varieties map

See also: Top 5 yielding winter wheat varieties map

See also: 5 top-yielding spring barley varieties map

Winter barley summary

Winter barley yields are still down on the five-year average, but there is wide variation from 6.90t/ha at Alkerton, Oxfordshire to 10.90t/ha at Cawood in North Yorkshire.
 
The overall yield average of 8.99t/ha for 2016 continues to show a pattern of lower yields compared to the five-year average of 9.36t/ha and the shortfall has grown to 0.37t/ha below average.

Top 5 yielding winter barley varieties of harvest 2016

See the AHDB website for the full AHDB recommended list harvest trial results.


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