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USDA - NASS Census Harvested Acreage Maps

The USDA publishes agricultural census data every 5 years.  AMBA has used this data to produce harvested acreage maps by county.  There is one map for the whole US and then this is broken down into regions.

US Map
Northwest
North Central
Northeast
Southwest
South Central
Southeast

Harvesting, Drying, and Storing Malting Barley
 
Maltsters will pay premiums for malting barley that has been harvested in good condition and stored properly.  Bright barley with good germination, sound kernels and intact husks are required for malting and brewing.  read more...

Malting Barley Quality Requirements

Premiums are paid for malting barley that is uniform and meets several quality specifications. These premiums reward growers that produce malting barley meeting these requirements. Specification thresholds vary based upon individual brewer requirements for the product that is being produced.  read more...

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2018-06-10 05:00 pm
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Roseville, MN 55113
The 1st International Brewing Symposium on Malt Flavor and Aroma in Beer (IBS Malt Flavor and …
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News
2018-01-24
In Arizona, the Verde River was running dry, so Kim Schonek devised a plan to save it with the help of everyone's favorite malted beverage.  This article details how Ms. Schonek encouraged …
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Press Releases
2018-02-20
Conrad, MT – February 20, 2018 - The future direction of the barley industry was the emphasis of discussion at the February 15 Golden Triangle Barley Update in Conrad.  The triennial event …
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