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Winter Barley Growth Stage Update – Early June 2020

7 June 2020

The monitored commercial crop data from SRUC’s crops this week is shown in the table below.  This data is generated in commercial crops in your area so is indicative of the disease pressure and growth stages on farms at the moment.

Winter BarleyAverageMaximumMinimum
Crop Growth Stage637155
Stem disease110
Data courtesy of SRUC's monitored crops projects.

Ears have now emerged and the timings have now passed for further spray interventions.  Disease levels remain low and although crops are often short as a result of dry conditions, ear size looks reasonable apart from on poorer soils where crops remain thin.

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