2018 Kentucky Small Grain Variety Test Results Available

The University of Kentucky Small Grain Variety Testing Program evaluates wheat and barley varieties that are commercially available or may soon be available to farmers. Annual variety performance testing provide farmers, seed producers, extension agents and consultants with current, unbiased information to help them select the varieties best adapted to their locality and individual requirements.


Small grain performance tests were conducted in six of the seven agroclimatic regions of Kentucky. Agricultural areas within each region are considered to have similar soil types and climatic conditions. Each region having a substantial acreage of a small grain commodity had at least one trial conducted in that region for that commodity. 

A total of 86 wheat entries were evaluated under either conventional or no-till cultural practices. 

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