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Posted 2014-04-14
Barley Group Visits Washington DC The National Barley Improvement Committee (NBIC) made their annual trip to Washington, DC March 9-12, 2014 to promote a viable public sector national barley research infrastructure.  The group represents the whole barley supply chain and is comprised of …
Posted 2014-04-01
AMBA Provides Comments on Proposed FDA Regulations American Malting Barley Association (AMBA) filed comments on proposed FDA regulations that would impact how brewers handle their spent grains and on ho w elevators store barley.  The FDA published the proposed rules in response to the Food …
Posted 2014-02-19
Barley acreage in the US has declined to levels not seen in over 100 years, but the interest in growing malting barley has spread to regions in the US that have not grown the crop for many decades.  The driving force behind this interest is the movement to source food locally. read …
Posted 2014-02-12
The American Malting Barley Association, Inc. (AMBA), a nonprofit trade association of US malting, brewing, and distilling companies, has announced recommended malting barley varieties for the 2014 growing season. Two varieties were added to the recommended list for 2014 and no varieties have been …
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 2013-04-18
April 18, 2013 – New genetic technologies are being applied to the development of barley varieties that greatly increase breeding efficiencies.  Many of these technologies grew out of the USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) funding for the Barley Coordinated …
Posted 2012-10-11
October 11, 2012 - The North American brewing industry has long relied on domestic barley production to produce the beers enjoyed by consumers.  US production is almost exclusively dependent on six-rowed and two-rowed varieties that have been developed in North America. read more...... …
Posted 2012-09-10
Several factors could lead to a trend in not only greater barley acreage in the US, but also an increase in the geographic distribution of malting barley production.  Rising world beer production, a growing domestic craft beer industry, and local sourcing of ingredients all contribute to …
Posted 2012-06-11
June 11, 2012 - Interest in winter malting barley varieties has grown over the last few years.  In many regions, winter cereals provide farmers with increased cropping options and management flexibility. A sufficiently winter hardy variety will begin growing vigorously in spring and enter the …
Posted 2012-06-11
AMERICAN MALTING BARLEY ASSOCIATION, INC. DISAPPROVES OF POST-HEADING TREATMENT OF BARLEY WITH HERBICIDES MILWAUKEE - June 11, 2012 - American Malting Barley Association, Inc. (AMBA) malting and brewing members will not knowingly buy malting barley that has been post-heading treated with herbicide, …
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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 …
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2014-04-14
Barley Group Visits Washington DC The National Barley Improvement Committee (NBIC) made their annual trip to Washington, DC March 9-12, 2014 to promote a viable public sector national barley research …
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