- Baldwin barley was developed at the Utah Agricultural Experiment Station and released in 2014. Plant Variety Protection was sought in 2012 and later issued as PV 201200469.
- Baldwin is a tall, six-rowed, winter habit awnless barley that must be planted by mid-October to maintain the awnless character. The entire plant is harvested for animal forage and has an excellent nutrition profile.
- This barley has two harvests, the earlier harvest is for protein and the later is for more carbohydrates.
- When planted as forage, it is usually mixed with an awnless wheat and an awnless triticale (wheat/rye cross).
- Fall planted
- Must be irrigated
- Forage feed
- Intermountain region of U.S.
- Awnless, making it easier for animals to eat
- The forage has a high nutrition content when compared with wheat and triticale