Six new winter barleys, five winter wheats, a trio of winter oilseed rapes, and a pair of winter oats varieties have joined the HGCA Recommended Lists for 2007/08.
There are also two new spring barleys, a couple of spring oats and a novel spring wheat.
Only 12 varieties have been dropped.
The newcomers are:
Cassata Potential brewing variety
Accrue Two-row feed
Retriever Two-row feed
Susuka Two-row feed
Bronx Hybrid six-row feed
Pelican Six-row feed
Battalion nabim Group 2
Zebedee (East & West) nabim Group 3
Humber nabim Group 4
Oakley nabim Group 4
Timber (Specific) nabim Group 4
Winter oilseed rape (all restored hybrids)
Winter oats (both husked)
Spring oats (all husked)
Publican Potential brewing and distilling variety
Quench Potential brewing variety
Zircon (Specific) White-grained
See next week’s Farmers Weekly for more detail or visit www.hgca.com