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Secretariat Barley Variety Description
U. S. Protected Variety
Can be sold only as a class of Certified seed
Secretariat is a high-yield, high test weight, moderately early heading, short stature, six row winter barley having good winter hardiness.  The spikes of Secretariat are erect, strap, and slightly waxy with no overlapping lateral kernels and short awns.  It is a potential commodity for feed, food, and fuel ethanol production.  Grain of Secretariat is superior overall to those of many hulled varieties.    It is resistant to all of the prevalent diseases in the eastern U.S. except for Fusarium Head Blight.  
County                          Name, City                                          Telephone #       Class
Essex                            Hundley Seed Company, Champlain       804-443-8206     R   C
Pennsylvania (State of)   Mid-Atlantic Seeds, Inc., York, PA          800-854-6251     R   C
Pittsylvania                    Hill View Farms, Inc., Danville               434-770-9311     R   C
Westmoreland                VCIA Foundation Seed Farm, Mt. Holly  804-472-3500     F
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