Running at 108% yield average over the last four years in our trials, Cassia can handle all conditions. It is easy to grow and supplies a beautiful large grain which delivers a high yield which is favourable to many livestock operations as an animal feed.
Cassia is a high yielding true two-row winter feed barley from KWS. It has been introduced to New Zealand to satisfy growers’ appetites for autumn sown barley which can achieve exceptional results. Test weights exceed 66 and screenings are rarely over 2% in New Zealand. Cassia has outstanding grain quality. It is easy to manage and consistently provides high yields.
Cassia has outstanding grain weights and low screenings. Medium/tall height with stiff straw, Cassia requires a plant growth regulator programme for the best results. It has excellent disease resistance resulting in a very simple fungicide programme. An easy-care variety.