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barley crop management

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The industry's importance is also reflected in the increasing number of new varieties on offer and this, says Department of Agriculture and Food, WA (DAFWA) senior research officer Blakely Paynter, is causing some uncertainty for growers in deciding which variety to grow... The guide includes agronomic information about each variety, with a particular focus on new and emerging options... "The aim is to provide information that will help growers with decision-making about whether to grow a malting barley variety to chase a potentially higher price, or a food/feed barley variety that consistently produces high yields and suffers less from disease or weeds," Mr Paynter says...
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