Baldwin Awnless Barley

  • Baldwin is a tall, six-rowed, winter habit awnless barley that must be planted by mid-October to maintain the awnless character.
  • The entire plant is harvested for animal forage and has an excellent nutrition profile.
  • This barley has two harvests, the earlier harvest is for protein and the later is for more carbohydrates.
  • When planted as forage, it is usually mixed with an awnless wheat and an awnless triticale (wheat/rye cross).

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Baldwin Awnless Barley

Technical Summary

  • Baldwin barley was developed at the Utah Agricultural Experiment Station and released in 2014. Plant Variety Protection was sought in 2012 and later issued as PV 201200469.
  • Baldwin is a tall, six-rowed, winter habit awnless barley that must be planted by mid-October to maintain the awnless character. The entire plant is harvested for animal forage and has an excellent nutrition profile.
  • This barley has two harvests, the earlier harvest is for protein and the later is for more carbohydrates.
  • When planted as forage, it is usually mixed with an awnless wheat and an awnless triticale (wheat/rye cross).

Commercial Applications

  • Fall planted
  • Must be irrigated
  • Forage feed
  • Intermountain region of U.S.

Competitive Advantages

  • Awnless, making it easier for animals to eat
  • The forage has a high nutrition content when compared with wheat and triticale

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