Synonyms/Experimental #s

2B03-3719, TR09402

Release year


Breeding Program

Bush Agricultural Resources


Spring two-row
Irrigated vareity in Montana

Agronomic Characteristics:

Yield: High, among top yielding irrigated varities. 5% yeild advantage over Merit 57.

Protein: 0.4% lower than Merit 57. For every 10 lbs of nitrogen apllied, Voyager increases protein by 0.01%.

Maturity: Medium length, approximately120 days; 5-10 days before Merit 57.

Straw Strength: Good resistance to lodging; 50% fewer lodging events compared to Merit 57. Growth regulator is encouaged. 

Straw Length: Averages 34 inches, taller then Merit 57 by 3%.

Disease Reaction: Moderately susuceptible to spot blotch and net bloctch net form. Susceptible to net blotch net form, FHB, and preharvest sprout.


Malting Characteristics

Low protien, good plumpness.

Brewing Quality Traits


Related Documents:

ABI Voyager Fact Sheet

Canadian Voyager Fact Sheet

Barley Boom

2015 Small Grains Report