Harvest 2018: The 5 top-yielding winter barley varieties

Throughout the harvest season we are updating our handy map with the latest data from 2018’s AHDB winter barley Recommended List harvest results.

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

See also: Last year’s 5 top-yielding oilseed rape varieties

See also: Last year’s 5 top-yielding winter wheat varieties map

Winter barley summary

Results are in from eighteen Recommended List trial sites and the control varieties are averaging 10.06t/ha. This is slightly ahead of the five-year average of 9.9t/ha.

The top performing site at Balgonie in Fife hit 12.29t/ha, delivering nearly 2.39t/ha more than the overall five-year mean.