(Hordeum vulgare L. subsp. vulgare); Awned; Hulled; 6-row; a New York State Connection variety; 1977
"Believed to be first winter malting barley developed in U.S. Six-rowed, semi-rough awned with good lodging resistance and early midseason maturity. Kernels have white aleurone. Spike medium short with short rachilla hairs. Winter hardiness similar to other local varieties. Higher yield and test weight than Schuyler in Ithaca. Moderate resistance to loose smut, covered smut and powdery mildew. Susceptible to barley yellow dwarf virus and scald.."