Decisions from committee meeting 23th of februrary 2022

The committee recommends which varieties that can move on to industrial testing. Hereafter it is up to the applicant to take decision about continuation in Danish Preferred (Industrial Test). In other words, there is no automatic going forward in the program and the applicant must carefully consider based on yield potential, agronomic performance, barley, and malt quality as well as European coverage, whether the variety has commercial potential as malting barley in Denmark. Please note that before final approval as Danish Preferred variety, a multiplication acreage of minimum ​​500 hectares will be required.

In the evaluation of the committee, only the malt quality is considered. The attached Index sheet shows that the standard varieties are Laureate and RGT Planet. The attached Index sheet shows that the standard varieties Laureate scored 25 and RGT Planet scored 31.


The following variety showed performance at similar level as the standards and are recommended:

KWS Premis, KWS Thalis, Lexy, LG Flamenco, NOS 114.299-14 and SY Solar 


The Committee also looked at the data for two varieties going through the industy test. 

The following varieties from the Industry test was granted full approval by the committee:

Focus, Prospect


The committee revised the Danish Preferred Approved list and decided to remove the following variety from the list:  Chanson. Chanson were removed from the list as less than 50 ha. of multiplication in 2021. 


Find the data via the following link