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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 …
Posted 2013-11-07
Barley has gone from being a major feed grain to a specialty food crop in the last twenty-five years.  While there are still a few areas, primarily corn deficient regions, in the US that utilize barley for livestock, barley’s major use is for malting.  This malt makes its way into …
Posted 2013-04-26
Administration (FDA or we) is extending the comment period for the proposed rule, and for the information collection related to the proposed rule, ‘‘Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food’’ that appeared in …
Posted 2013-01-16
Administration (FDA) is proposing to amend its regulation for Current Good Manufacturing Practice In Manufacturing, Packing, or Holding Human Food (CGMPs) to modernize it and to add requirements for domestic and foreign facilities that are required to register under the Federal Food, Drug, and …
Posted 2013-01-03
Representatives from 16 countries and international organizations recently agreed to launch an initiative to increase wheat's genetic yield potential by 50 percent in the next 20 years. The group met in Mexico City in mid-November to set up the framework... <read more> …
Posted 2013-01-02
By Ellyn Ferguson Roll Call StaffDec. 31, 2012, 11:15 p.m. The package worked out between Senate leaders and the White House to avert the fiscal cliff includes provisions to extend current farm law for the rest of fiscal 2013, avoiding a scenario that could lead to a doubling of milk …
Posted 2012-10-17
The American Malting Barley Association, Inc. (AMBA) is often asked about the process by which a malting barley variety is added to the AMBA recommended list. It takes a constant breeding effort to keep barley competitive with other crops while addressing new pest problems and industry quality …
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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 …
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2014-09-02
2014 Crop Barley May Require Special Attention in Storage Milwaukee – September 2, 2014 – The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service forecast a record yielding barley crop in its …
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