Cereals

Champion – Barley

Consistently top yield

Weight and volume. Champion is consistently the top yielding feed barley in western Canada. Seeded on 9%* of feed barley acres in 2017, Champion is on its way to being the leading feed barley variety on the prairies for both grain and silage production.

Characteristics

3-year average (% AC Metcalfe)

113

Maturity (+/- AC Metcalfe)

0.5

Lodging (1-9)

3.2

Height (cm)

80.4

TWT (lb/bu)

52.7

Plump (%)

91.7

Awned

Rough

Net Blotch Rating

S

Spot Blotch Rating

MS

Scald Rating

S

Loose Smut

S

Stem Rust Rating

I

Fusarium rating

I

Source: 2015 – 2017 CPS Local Performance Checks; 13 Locations, 126 Replicates

LODGING RATING RANGE: 1 = erect, 9 = flat
RATING: S = susceptible, MS = moderately susceptible, I = intermediate, MR = moderately resistant, R = resistant

*Source: Canadian Grain Commission http://www.grainscanada.gc.ca/statistics-statistiques/variety-variete/varieties-en.htm

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