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


FHB Resistance - MR=Moderate Resistant, MS=Moderate Susceptible, S=Susceptible, 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.


2018 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 Name Source Type FHB Rating
AAC Connect Agriculture Canada/Canterra Seeds Two-Row 0.4
AAC Synergy Agriculture Canada/Syngenta Two-Row 0.8
Conrad Busch Agricultural Resources, LLC Two-Row 0.8
ABI Growler Busch Agricultural Resources, LLC Two-Row 0.7
Merit 57 Busch Agricultural Resources, LLC Two-Row 1.1
ABI Voyager Busch Agricultural Resources, LLC Two-Row 0.7
CDC Bow CDC University of Saskatchewan/SeCan Two-Row 0.2
CDC Copeland CDC University of Saskatchewan/SeCan Two-Row 0.4
CDC Fraser CDC University of Saskatchewan/SeCan Two-Row 0.5
LCS Sienna Limagrain Cereal Seeds, LLC Two-Row 0.9
GemCraft USDA ARS, Idaho AES Two-Row 1.9


*2018 Varieties: Feed/Food Barley


Entry Name Source Type FHB Rating
Champion Highland Specialty Grains Two-Row 1.5
Oreana Highland Specialty Grains Two-Row 1.8
Julie USDA ARS, Idaho AES Two-Row 1.5
Kardia USDA ARS, Idaho AES Two-Row 1.5
Lenetah USDA ARS, Idaho AES Two-Row 0.5
Transit USDA ARS, Idaho AES Two-Row 0.8

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Minnesota




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


*2018 Varieties


Entry Name Source Type FHB Rating
ABI Balster ABInBev Two-Row 4
Conlon NDSU Two-Row 4
ND Genesis NDSU Two-Row 5
Pinnacle NDSU Two-Row 5
Quest UMN Six-Row 5

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Montana

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

Montana State Official Variety Trials Website
MSU Ag Extension Publication
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




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 Name Source Type FHB Resistance
Conlon NDSU Two-Row MR
Quest UMN Six-Row MR
Conlon and Quest are two varieties known to accumulate less DON


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Vermont



Contacts

University of Vermont Agronomy Extension Specialist: Dr. Heather Darby


*2018 Resistant Varieties


Entry Name Source Type FHB Resistance
CDC Copeland CDC University of Saskatchewan/SeCan Two-Row MR
Conlon NDSU Two-Row MR
Genesis NDSU Two-Row MR
Pinnacle NDSU Two-Row MR
Quest UMN Two-Row MR
AAC Synergy Syngenta-AgriPro Two-Row MR

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