Economic Significance of Barley

One of the strengths of the U.S. economy is its crop production and agricultural based industries. Crop and value-added product exports reduce the unfavorable trade balance and generate new employment, grower income, and federal revenue.

 

 

Maintenance of U.S. dominance in agriculture requires continuing efforts to improve crop productivity and quality. This effort assures that U.S. agricultural production can supply domestic demands and U.S. agricultural products can compete in world markets. This can only be accomplished by investing in strong agricultural research programs that keep the U.S. at the forefront of the development and implementation of new agricultural technologies.

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Upcoming Events
2015-07-20 05:00 pm
Radisson Hotel Fargo
Fargo, ND 58102
The fourth annual North Dakota State University Barley Field School will be held July 21-23, 2015 …
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2015-06-04
The 2014 Farm Bill requires that producers that the USDA determines have highly erodible land (HEL) or wetlands must certify that they comply with certain conservation measures to receive crop …
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2015-06-29
The American Malting Barley Association, Inc. (AMBA) announces an update to the list of recommended malting barley varieties for the 2015 growing season.  AMBA is a nonprofit trade association …
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