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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2015-02-10 08:45 am
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Conrad, MT 59425
Barley producersand end users are encouraged to mark Tuesday, February 10, 2015, in Conrad, MT on …
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2014-12-24
A simple fix could save taxpayers $40 billion without damaging the U.S. food supply. Over the past three years, proposals from the Obama administration and the House Budget Committee to reform the …
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2014-12-10
The American Malting Barley Association, Inc. (AMBA) announced the list of recommended malting barley varieties for the 2015 growing season.  AMBA is a nonprofit trade association of 70 US …
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