Ballintoy, a late heading tetraploid perennial ryegrass is the newest variety to be released by AFBI and will be marketed by commercial partner Barenbrug
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.
- New strategic alliance announced by Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute and Queen's University Belfast 18 May 2018
- AFBI Bred Varieties to Feature at Dairy Open Day 17 May 2018
- Economy, Environment & Society: Making a Difference through World-class Research 10 May 2018
- AFBI advises to start planning now for this year's winter feeding 08 May 2018