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Straw strength/maturity


Fay has short, stiff straw and, importantly, is very early to ripen.




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Fay is a new malting barley currently in AHDB Recommended List trials. Fay produces very high yields treated and untreated and across all regions. With stiff, short straw, significantly earlier ripening than leading malting types and good disease resistance, Fay should prove

to be a popular new malting variety option.



Fay produces yields above SY Venture and other leading malting varieties.



Fay is a malting variety with a superb specific weight (69.9kg/hl).

Products Winter Barley

Source: AHDB RL 2019/20.

Disease resistance


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