Syngenta Summer Autumn Guide 2020 - Page 20



GROWING FOR
END MARKETS
HOW TO GET THE MOST
FROM YOUR SPRING
MALTING BARLEY
Spring barley varieties will be growing
quickly now. Attention needs to be paid
to fungicide choice, PGR requirements
and nitrogen as we move towards
harvest.
Nitrogen should be applied depending
on which market you are growing for,
and the contract specifications if
growing for malt.
How big is this
market?
Main geographic
region
What do end
markets need?
Nitrogen
programme to
achieve this
Syngenta
varieties
20
BREWING USE
MALT
DISTILLING
GRAIN
DISTILLING
FEED
382,500 ha
235,500 ha
10,000 ha
120,000 ha
UK (mainly England)
Northern
England and
Scotland
Scotland
West and North of UK
1.6-1.75% N
(up to 1.8% N for
export)
1.5-1.65% N
Non-GN
Above 1.85% N
Non-GN
90% screenings
94% screenings over over
a 2.5 mm sieve
a 2.25 mm sieve
(Scotland)
(England)
90% screenings
over a 2.5 mm sieve
(Scotland)
High yield with good
specific weight
2 splits
Nitrogen
Lower total
Nitrogen,
1 to 2 splits
High total
Nitrogen, later
applications
Normal
practice
following RB209
LAUREATE
PROPINO
LAUREATE
FAIRING
WAGGON
SCHOLAR

Syngenta Malting Barley Excellence

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