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American Malting Barley Association, Inc.
Welcome The American Malting Barley Association, Inc. The AMBA Mission is to encourage and supportproduction of an adequate supply of high quality malting barley for the malting and brewingindustry and increase our understanding of malting barley. Our vision is to be the leader inimprovement, …
Interest, Growing, Malting, Barley, local
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 …
malt, malting, barley, feed, food, AMBA
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 …
Barley Research
Barley Research The American Malting Barley Association’s (AMBA) research grant program is directed at meeting its mission to encourage and support an adequate supply of high quality malting barley for the malting, brewing, distilling, and food industries and increase our understanding of …
barley, malting, brewing
The Barley and Malt Quality: A Field to Brewhouse Perspective short course will be held October 3-6, 2016 in Fargo, ND. Participants will learn from a group of internationally recognized experts, who will give an overview of the factors impacting barley and malt quality from field to …
Barley, Wheat, Genetics, Triticeae
The International Triticeae Symposium (ITS) is an interdisciplinary conference organized by the International Triticeae Consortium, plant genetic resources researchers, and others. The previous seven ITS were held in Sweden (1991), the U.S. (1994), Syria (1997), Spain (2001), Czech Republic (2005), …
Barley Variety Surveys
Barley Variety Surveys       2016 Survey 2016 Industry Survey Map 2015 Survey 2015 Industry Survey Map 2014 Survey 2014 Industry Survey MapsMontana 2013 Survey 2013 Industry Survey Maps - Revised Jan 2015Montana 2012 Surveys 6 State …
Barley Variety Dictionary
Barley Variety Dictionary The decision has been made to end the printing of new supplements for the Barley Variety Dictionary. New varieties (especially malting varieties) will be made available here. Descriptions of the following varieties are currently available as Acrobat (pdf) …
Know Your Malting Barley Varieties
Know Your Malting Barley Varieties These malting varieties listed in alphabetical order are recommended by AMBA for planting in 2016.  When delivered to market in pure carlots of sound, bright, plump, low moisture barley in an acceptable protein range, they may command premium prices over …
National, Barley Research, USDA,ARS,NIFA,Special Grants,Government
National Barley Improvement Committee    Objectives Serve as a national forum for discussion of matters important to barley research, production and utilization. Serve in an information distribution capacity to all persons interested in barley. To help identify national and regional …
Barley, Production, stocks, acreage
AMBA , ACREAGE, PRODUCTION & STOCK REPORTS    Production 1/12/2017 Stocks 1/12/2017 Acreage 3/31/2016 Stocks 3/31/2016 Acreage 6/30/2016 Stocks 6/30/2016 Production 7/12/2016 Production 8/12/2016 Stocks 9/30/2016 Production 9/30/2016 2015 Production in …
Barley, Improvement, San Diego, Conference, Research, Growers, Industry
AMBA Barley Improvement ConferenceJanuary 12 & 13, 2017Hacienda Hotel, Old Town, San Diego, CA The 41st biennial Barley Improvement Conference (BIC) will be held at the Hacienda Hotel in historic Old Town, San Diego, California.  The BIC, which was first held in 1946, provides barley …
malting, quality, barley, regional, trials, two-rowed, six-rowed
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 …
malting, quality, barley, regional, trials, two-rowed, six-rowed
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 …
funding, malting, barley, research
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 …
Barley genotyping, research
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 traits into new barley selections.  The per analysis costs of these technologies are generally far …
NDUS, barley, ND Genesis
Advances in two-rowed barley development are providing producers and end-users with exciting new malting barley varieties. North Dakota State University (NDSU) efforts to develop two-rowed malting barley varieties began over 40 years ago.  In 1970 when Dr. Glenn Peterson (NDSU barley breeder …
malting, barley, two-row, six-row, winter
St. Paul – November 17, 2015 – The University of Minnesota (UM) has played an integral part in the development of malting barley for over a century.  In the early part of the 20th century, this land grant institution cooperated with USDA Division of Cereal and Disease scientists …
Recommended, Malting, Barley, Varieties,
The recommended two-rowed varieties for 2016 are: TWO-ROW AAC SynergyABI VoyagerAC MetcalfeCDC CopelandCDC MeredithCharles*ConlonConradEndeavor*ExpeditionHarringtonHockettLCS GenieMerit 57Moravian 37Moravian 69ND …
2014 Crop Barley May Require Special Attention in Storage
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 August 12, 2014 Crop Production Report.  August rains in some areas however, are impacting the …
herbicide, glyphosate, post-heading, desiccants, wheat, grains, barley
MILWAUKEE – April 20, 2016 – The American Malting Barley Association, Inc. (AMBA) strongly opposes the use of desiccants or herbicides such as glyphosate for post-heading treatment of malting barley, wheat, or other grains in North America being processed for malting, brewing, and …
barley, research, international
Dundee, Scotland – February 13, 2017 - Assured supplies of safe, high quality, and affordable barley are the outcome of decades of consistent research and development: the future depends on continued and upgraded research efforts to give farmers profitable varieties appropriate to different …
diverse, malting, barley, supply, brewing
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...... …
Winter, Barley, variety
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 …
AMBA, Recommended, Malting, Barley, Variety
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 …
barley, conservation, insurance
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, …
announcement, registration, barley, research
2017 BARLEY IMPROVEMENT CONFERENCE         AMBA Barley Improvement Conference January 12 & 13, 2017 Hacienda Hotel, Old Town, San Diego, CA Program Presentations  Mike Davis Nicholas Meier Ashley McFarland Kevin Smith Jamie Sherman Pat Hayes Kirk Broders Robert …
barley, malting, research, selection
The mission of the American Malting Barley Association (AMBA) is to encourage and support an adequate supply of high quality malting barley for end users.  The primary strategy in achieving this is the development of new varieties with an increased chance of making industry malting quality …
barley, FDA, regulation, spent grains, Beer Institute
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 …
barley, genomics, breeding, plants
Plant Breeding and Genomics Online Resource Reaches Milestone Growth in the global population is placing an increased demand on the world's resources to sustain our society for food, feed, fuel, fibre, and environment, underscoring a need for safe and efficient crop production systems. To date, …
barley, Imidazolinone, Herbicide,plant back
Take Note of Waiting Periods When Planting Barley After Imidazolinone Herbicide Treatment Although Clearfield® type systems are popular and effective, anyone considering producing barley should be aware of the time needed between treatment with imidazolinones and barley planting. Imidazolinones …
acreage, barley, malt, exports,
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 …
Barley, Variety, development, Breeding, TCAP
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 …
barley, malt, malting, food, feed, AMBA
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 …
genetics, barley, IBGS
A very successful 12th International Barley Genetics Symposium (IBGS) was held in Minneapolis, MN June 26-30, 2016.  It was a worldwide gathering with over 300 barley researchers representing 30 countries and all the continents except Antarctica.  The last time the IBGS was held in the US …
research funding, barley, 2016/2017
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 additional support for research provided by members Rahr Malting and Harpoon Brewery, and nonmember …
ethanol, biofuels, EPA, mandate, barley
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 …
barley, research, Montana, grower, producer
Conrad, MT- February 17, 2015 - The Golden Triangle Barley Update, a collaborative effort of Montana State University Extension and industry, drew over 100 producers and industry leaders to Conrad February 10, 2015.  This popular event is held every three years and brings together... Read …
guidelines, analytical, breeders, malting barley
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 …
barley, breeding, Idaho, Klages, Wesenberg
Malting barley production in the western United States was dominated by two-rowed varieties introduced from Europe until the release of the variety Klages in 1973.  There are numerous reasons for this, but two stand out.  Breeding programs focused on feed varieties during prohibition so …
barley, NBGA, crop insurance, NBIC
Washington, DC - February 10, 2016 - The producers and end-users of barley met February 1-3, 2016 in Washington, DC to promote the interests of barley.  The National Barley Growers Association (NBGA), which has historically been funded by state grower organizations, now gets at least half of …
barley, malting, insurance, revenue, AMBA
Milwaukee – July 20, 2015 - The American Malting Barley Association (AMBA) congratulates the North Dakota Barley Council (NDBC) on the Malting Barley Revenue Endorsement that will be available to barley growers in 2016.  It has taken a number of years from the initial conception to final …
Guidelines For Malting Barley Breeders
GUIDELINES FOR MALTING BARLEY BREEDERS       These guidelines provide malting barley breeders with targets for use in developing new balrey lines.  Some analytical parameters are listed as ideal minimums or maximums, and others as ranges.  There is no one ideal malting …
research, grants, 2015, barley, malting
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 …
BIC, Barley Improvement, Research, Presentations
2013 BARLEY IMPROVEMENT CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS       Welcome & OverviewMike Davis, American Malting Barley Association Looking in Unexpected Places-Winter Barley of the Great Plains Stephen Baenziger, University of Nebraska Quick Shifting Without Double Clutching – …
barley, malting, sustainable, acreage, AMBA
Milwaukee, WI – May 14, 2015 – There have been significant changes to the pattern of barley production in the United States, but its importance in a variety of food products, regional use as a feed ingredient, and crop rotations make continued production essential.  With recent …
barley, NBGA, crop insurance, NBIC
Washington, DC - February 10, 2016 - The producers and end-users of barley met February 1-3, 2016 in Washington, DC to promote the interests of barley.  The National Barley Growers Association (NBGA), which has historically been funded by state grower organizations, now gets at least half of …
malting, barley, recommended, brewing
Milwaukee – January 10, 2017 - Each year, the American Malting Barley Association (AMBA) releases it list of recommended malting barley varieties to US growers.  AMBA is a nonprofit trade association of 80 brewing, distilling and malting companies that are end users for US malting …
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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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2017-02-13
Dundee, Scotland – February 13, 2017 - Assured supplies of safe, high quality, and affordable barley are the outcome of decades of consistent research and development: the future depends on …
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