Spring Barley Nitrogen content

Andrew1983

Member
Location
Black Isle
Anyone seeing skinning as an issue with malting barley this year? We haven’t cut any yet but our cooperative is reporting higher than normal skinned grain in samples so far.
 

Bairdy

Member
Location
Perth/Fife
Isn’t that just the usual when they’ve too much barley. Seems to be the usual story round here. Haven’t cut any yet to find out.
Anyone seeing skinning as an issue with malting barley this year? We haven’t cut any yet but our cooperative is reporting higher than normal skinned grain in samples so far.
I had a load rejected at intake today for skinning at 8.8% . 8% seemingly the new limit as of now.
Laureate at 1.38N
Its very unusual for us.
bugger
 

Jinx

Member
Arable Farmer
Location
East Scotland
I had a load rejected at intake today for skinning at 8.8% . 8% seemingly the new limit as of now.
Laureate at 1.38N
Its very unusual for us.
bugger

Who has moved to 8%? Presumably a reaction to expected skinning levels this year. Are the buggers taking claims from a lower level?
Hopefully your later cut Laureate will have lower skinnings. Seems to be worse with early cut, not too bad for a while, then bad again with anything cut late. Good Nitrogen levels though (y)
 

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All five projects will make a significant contribution towards the national delivery of the international commitment to protect at least 30% of land and...
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