Fermerka was included in the State Register of Plant Varieties Suitable for Dissemination in Ukraine in 2014 for growing in the Forest-Steppe and Steppe.
Variety - erythrospermum.
This cultivar is mid-ripening, mid-tall, lodging resistant. The 1000-grain weight is 43.0 g.
Winter hardiness is increased (7.0 points). In the field, it is tolerant to major diseases. The grain quality is excellent.
The potential yield is 11.0 t/ha. Fermerka gives stable high yields. In 2020 in the competitive variety trial at the PPI named after VYa Yuriev the average yield was 7.58 t/ha, in the experiments of the Laboratory of Plant Production and Variety Investigations it was 7.12 t/ha. In 2017 in the demonstration fields of the Institute of Agriculture of the Northeast of NAAS, the average yield was 9.68 t/ha, at the Educational-Scientific-Practical Center of Mykolayiv NAU it was 6.54 t/ha, at the SE Experimental Farm Krasnohradske it was 6.51 t/ha.
This cultivar is universal. It requires protection against diseases and pests. The seeding rate is 4.5 million germinable seeds per 1 hectare after fallow and 5.5 million seeds after non-fallow forecrops.