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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 …
flavor, malt, barley
The 1st International Brewing Symposium on Malt Flavor and Aroma in Beer (IBS Malt Flavor and Aroma) is a 3-day conference including notable speakers from around the world who will share their knowledge about the impact of barley and malt on beer flavor. This conference offers an opportunity to …
2018, recommended, varieties, malting, update
At their December 13, 2017 meeting, the American Malting Barley Association (AMBA) Board of Directors approved a list of recommended malting barley varieties for 2018. Read full release …
Know Your Malting Barley Varieties
Know Your Malting Barley Varieties These malting varieties listed in alphabetical order are recommended by AMBA for planting in 2017.  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 …
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
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 collection of appropriation bills, this one contained a few increases for USDA programs.  Barley and …
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 2018 are: TWO-ROW AAC SynergyABI VoyagerAC MetcalfeCDC CopelandCharles*ConlonConradEndeavor*ExpeditionExplorerHarringtonHockettLCS GenieMerit 57Moravian 37Moravian 69NewdaleND …
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...... …
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, 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 …
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 …
jobs, employment, malting, brewing
Idaho Barley Commision Administrator - February 1, 2018 Click here for description. There are no active job postings at this time. AMBA is not responsible for content accuracy in the job postings within this publication. The postings do not necessarily represent policies of AMBA and should not be …
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 …
barley, malt, beer, conservation
In Arizona, the Verde River was running dry, so Kim Schonek devised a plan to save it with the help of everyone's favorite malted beverage.  This article details how Ms. Schonek encouraged malting barley production to reduce the demand for irrigation water from teh Verde River.  Click …
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 …
malt, malting, barley. brewing
Hartwick College and IFBM are partnering to offer a one week intensive class in craft malting technology. The course is aimed to give starting and experienced craft maltsters both theoretical and practical knowledge in malting technology. Find out More.... …
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 …
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 …
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 …
malt, malting, barley, brewing, two-row, six-row
The North American malting barley industry has undergone some significant changes in the last quarter century.  There has been a decline in the area planted to barley, particularly feed types, an increase in direct contracting with producers, and a shift toward two-row varieties. The industry …
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The 1st International Brewing Symposium on Malt Flavor and Aroma in Beer (IBS Malt Flavor and …
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2018-01-24
In Arizona, the Verde River was running dry, so Kim Schonek devised a plan to save it with the help of everyone's favorite malted beverage.  This article details how Ms. Schonek encouraged …
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2018-02-20
Conrad, MT – February 20, 2018 - The future direction of the barley industry was the emphasis of discussion at the February 15 Golden Triangle Barley Update in Conrad.  The triennial event …
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