Two-row feed barley with top grain yield, straw strength, high test weight and plumpness has set the bar for feed barley in southern Alberta. Suitable for high fertility and dryland environments
CDC Austenson is a top yielding 2-row barley from SeCan with good straw strength and a high bushel weight. Austenson performs well in both dryland and irrigation environments and is well adapted across western canada.
This is our "go-to" variety for dryland or irrigation. CDC Austenson is consistently a top yielder for our customers. It has short strong straw which helps reduce lodging and a good disease resistance package. Austenson is known for it's heavy bushel weight so your feed customers will not be disappointed but it also is an excellent performer in silage trials.