La Trobe

Malt Accredited Variety
Key FeaturesAn early maturing malt barley with excellent yield in the low to medium rainfall environments and malting characteristics well suited to export brewing industries

  • An accredited malting barley
  • Highest yielding, broadly adapted, early maturing malting barley
  • Good straw strength and lodging resistance
  • Good leaf disease resistance and physical grain characteristics
  • Superior quality export malting variety
  • Excellent test weights which exceed Gairdner and Commander
  • High level of pre-harvest sprouting tolerance
  • Good head retention
  • Cereal Cyst Nematode (CCN) resistant
  • Market Development is a strong focus with the variety
  • La Trobe is available for farmer to farmer trading in all states as of the 2015/16 harvest
  • EPR $4.00/tonne GST exclusive (All grades)