Production and Quality

 

 

 

 

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...

Upcoming Events
2017-07-18 05:30 pm
Radisson Hotel Fargo
Fargo, ND 58102
The sixth annual North Dakota State University Barley Field School will be held July 18-20, 2017 in …
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News
2016-07-20
The American Malting Barley Association (AMBA) Board of Directors has approved funding of $561,660 for its July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 grant fiscal year for 27 research projects, which includes …
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Press Releases
2017-05-18
Milwaukee, WI – May 18, 2017 – Congress sent the President a 2017 fiscal year budget that he signed on May 5, 2017.  Sometimes called an Omnibus because it contains a large …
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