Ballintoy: Latest new grass variety from AFBI

Date published: 24 October 2017

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Ballintoy, a late heading tetraploid perennial ryegrass is the newest variety to be released by AFBI and will be marketed by commercial partner Barenbrug

AFBI Grass Breeder David Johnston at the launch of Ballintoy at the Grassland and Muck event in Stoneleigh

Ballintoy produces high yields of quality grass for grazing and silage, with particularly good spring growth. The first seed will be marketed throughout the UK in 2019 and this variety will further the portfolio of over 30 varieties which have been bred by AFBI for use on local farms.

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