Spring Barley

Most Effective Fungicides
Brand Rate Timing Efficacy
Prosaro (Bayer) 6.5 to 8.2 fl oz per acre Full Head Emergence (Feekes 10.5) Good
Caramba (BASF) 13.5 to 17 fl oz per acre Full Head Emergence (Feekes 10.5) Good
Proline (Bayer) 5 to 5.7 fl oz per acre Full Head Emergence (Feekes 10.5) Good
Tebuconazole (Generics) 4.0 fl oz per acre Full Head Emergence (Feekes 10.5) Fair
Miravis Ace 13.7 fl oz per acre Full Head Emergence (Feekes 10.5) Good

FHB Resistance - MR=Moderate Resistant, MS=Moderate Susceptible, S=Susceptible, FHB Rating - 1-9 where 1 is the best and 9 is the worst


* Please Note: The USWBSI recommends the planting of Moderate Resistant (MR) varieties, public or private, as an effective way to help manage FHB. Varieties with a rating of MR or better for FHB were determined through official state variety trials and/or recommendations from each state’s public small grain specialists.



2019 Moderately Resistant Varieties by State


Idaho



Contacts

USDA Small Grains Breeder Aberdeen, Idaho: Dr. Gongshe Hu
University of Idaho Cereal Extension Specialist: Dr. Juliet Marshall



*2018 Varieties: Malting Barley

Entry NameSourceTypeFHB Rating
AAC ConnectAgriculture Canada/Canterra SeedsTwo-Row0.4
AAC SynergyAgriculture Canada/SyngentaTwo-Row0.8
ConradBusch Agricultural Resources, LLCTwo-Row0.8
ABI GrowlerBusch Agricultural Resources, LLCTwo-Row0.7
Merit 57Busch Agricultural Resources, LLCTwo-Row1.1
ABI VoyagerBusch Agricultural Resources, LLCTwo-Row0.7
CDC BowCDC University of Saskatchewan/SeCanTwo-Row0.2
CDC CopelandCDC University of Saskatchewan/SeCanTwo-Row0.4
CDC FraserCDC University of Saskatchewan/SeCanTwo-Row0.5
LCS SiennaLimagrain Cereal Seeds, LLCTwo-Row0.9
GemCraftUSDA ARS, Idaho AESTwo-Row1.9


*2018 Varieties: Feed/Food Barley

Entry NameSourceTypeFHB Rating
ChampionHighland Specialty GrainsTwo-Row1.5
OreanaHighland Specialty GrainsTwo-Row1.8
JulieUSDA ARS, Idaho AESTwo-Row1.5
KardiaUSDA ARS, Idaho AESTwo-Row1.5
LenetahUSDA ARS, Idaho AESTwo-Row0.5
TransitUSDA ARS, Idaho AESTwo-Row0.8

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Minnesota


Information

Minnesota Official Variety Trials Website
Current Year Variety Trial Results
NDSU Ag Extension DON Publication
NDSU Ag Extension FHB Publication


Contacts

University of Minnesota Barley Breeder: Dr. Kevin Smith
University of Minnesota Small Grains Pathologist: Dr. Ruth Dill-Macky
University of Minnesota Small Grains Extension Agronomist: Dr. Jochum Wiersma


*2019 Malting Varieties

Entry NameSourceTypeDON
AC MetcalfeAgriculture CanadaTwo-Row5
ConlonNDSUTwo-Row3
Deoxynivalenol (DON) measured on a scale of 0-9 where 0 = resistant and 9 = susceptible. DON is the mycotoxin produced by the FHB pathogen.

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Montana


Information

At this time there are no varieties available for Montana. Please check back.

Montana State Official Variety Trials Website
Current Year Variety Trial Results
MSU Ag Extension Publication


Contacts

Montana State Barley Breeder: Dr. Jamie Sherman
Montana State Eastern Agriculture Research Center Cereal Plant Pathologist: Dr. Frankie Crutcher

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North Dakota


Information

North Dakota State Official Variety Trials Website
Current Year Variety Trial Results
NDSU Ag Extension DON Publication
NDSU Ag Extension FHB Publication


Contacts

North Dakota State Barley Breeder: Dr. Richard Horsley
North Dakota State Cereal Extension Pathologist: Dr. Andrew Friskop
North Dakota State Small Grains Extension Agronomist: Dr. Joel Ransom


*2018 Resistant Varieties

Entry NameSourceTypeFHB Resistance
ConlonNDSUTwo-RowMR
QuestUMNSix-RowMR
Conlon and Quest are two varieties known to accumulate less DON
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Pennsylvania

Penn State Ag Extension Malting Barley Publication


Information


Contacts

Pennsylvania State Southeast Agricultural Research & Extension Center Director and Field Crops Extension Pathologist: Dr. Alyssa Collins
Pennsylvania State Field Crops Pathologist: Dr. Paul Esker


*2019 Varieties

Entry NameSourceTypeFHB Resistance
AAC SynergyAgriculture Canada/SyngentaTwo-RowMR
ConlonNDSUTwo-RowMR
QuestUMNSix-RowMR
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Vermont


Information

Vermont State Official Variety Trials Website
Current Year Variety Trial Results
University of Vermont Fungicide Efficacy Report


Contacts

University of Vermont Agronomy Extension Specialist: Dr. Heather Darby


*2019 Resistant Varieties

Entry NameSourceTypeFHB Resistance
CDC CopelandCDC University of Saskatchewan/SeCanTwo-RowMR
ConlonNDSUTwo-RowMR
GenesisNDSUTwo-RowMR
PinnacleNDSUTwo-RowMR
QuestUMNTwo-RowMR
AAC SynergySyngenta-AgriProTwo-RowMR

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