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Posted 2015-09-14
Positive Train Control (PTC) is a GPS safety system designed to prevent collisions and derailments on our nation’s railroads.  In 2008, Congress mandated that all rail lines that carry substances that are ‘toxic by inhalation’ must have PTC in place by the end of 2015 or face …
Posted 2015-08-05
The American Malting Barley Association (AMBA) Board of Directors has approved funding of $576,610 for its July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016 grant fiscal year.  This is an increase of $45,500 or 8.6% over last year and the second year that AMBA has been able to increase funding thanks to …
Posted 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 insurance subsidies.  AMBA has joined a broad coalition of sportsman, conservation groups, lenders, …
Posted 2015-02-05
Excerpt from Grainnet Article: Winnipeg, MB, and Washington, DC — Feb. 4, 2015 — The Canada-US Grain and Seed Trade Task Group has published new information that will help commercial grain handlers and buyers better understand the regulations on cross-border trade. The task group …
Posted 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 $80 billion-a-year federal crop-insurance program have been defeated by opposition centered in the …
Posted 2014-12-10
American Malting Barley Association (AMBA) and the National Barley Growers Association (NBGA) have submitted comments on the FDA's human and animal food supplemental proposed rules related to the treatment of facilities that simply store grains like barley.  In the supplemental rule, the …
Posted 2014-05-21
May 21, 2014 – Every North American brewer has their favorite variety or in most cases, group of varieties, that are suited to making their product line and perform well in their breweries.  Historically, the choices were made based on the barley that was best adapted to the region in …
Posted 2014-04-22
Technical Committee (TC) representatives of the American Malting Barley Association’s (AMBA) twenty one Regular large and small brewing, malting, and distilling members, met on April 17, 2014 in Milwaukee and developed a malting barley research grant funding program of $493,850 for 25 …
Posted 2014-04-21
Technical Committee (TC) representatives of the American Malting Barley Association’s (AMBA) twenty one Regular brewing, malting, and distilling members, met on April 17, 2014 in Milwaukee.  The TC added a set of analytical parameters to the “AMBA MALTING BARLEY BREEDING GUIDELINES …
Posted 2013-11-19
The EPA announced Friday that it was proposing to scale back the government's mandates for the use of biofuels.  Mandates were set in 2007 with blenders required to use ever increasing amounts of biofuels (mostly fuel ethanol) in the anticipation of a steady increase in gasoline …
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2015-09-14
Positive Train Control (PTC) is a GPS safety system designed to prevent collisions and derailments on our nation’s railroads.  In 2008, Congress mandated that all rail lines that carry …
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2016-05-10
Barley Breeding Getting a Boost From USDA Laboratories Milwaukee, WI – May 10, 2016 – New DNA marker technologies have the ability to rapidly and efficiently monitor the transfer of …
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