Kentucky Wheat and Small Grains Variety Trials - Home
The University of Kentucky Wheat and Small Grains Variety Testing Program evaluates wheat and small grain (barley, cereal rye, oats, triticale, ancient grains) 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.
Wheat variety trials are conducted at six locations throughout Kentucky. Barley, oats, triticale, spelt and cereal rye varieties are evaluated at one test location. Additional trials for wheat varietal differences in straw yield, cover crop and forage yield potential are conducted at one location Disease ratings are taken for prevalent pathogens in each year.
New! 2023 Kentucky Wheat Variety Trial Results - (Excel tables)
New! 2023 Kentucky Small Grains (Barley, Triticale, Cereal Rye, Oats) Variety Trial Results - (Excel tables)