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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, malting, brewing
This short course provides participants with information on how to successfully grow high quality malting barley, as well a basic understanding of the malting process and the brewing of beer, through lectures and tours – including a trip to a farm to see actual barley fields and meet with the …
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 2019 are: TWO-ROW AAC SynergyABI GrowlerABI VoyagerAC MetcalfeBill Coors 100CDC CopelandCharles*ConlonConradEndeavor*ExpeditionExplorerHockettLCS GenieLCS Violetta*Merit 57Moravian 37Moravian 69Moravian 165ND …
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...... …
Michingan, Idaho, Malting, Barley,
It is with great excitement that we announce the 5th annual Great Lakes Hop and Barley Conference will be held February 28th-March 2nd, 2019 at the Park Place Hotel and Conference Center in downtown Traverse City Michigan! This year, we are holding a pre-conference for hop and barley beginners on …
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 …
barley, malting, varieties, research
A Focus on Malting Barley Markets Milwaukee, WI – May 3, 2018 – Barley remains an important feed grain, but recent years have seen a much higher portion of the crop going for malting.  Coinciding with the rise of malting barley as the dominate use, has been an increase in the …
jobs, employment, malting, brewing
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 construed as endorsements.  AMBA reserves the right to edit all material for …
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 …
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, 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, varieties, recommended
At their June 6, 2018 meeting, the American Malting Barley Association (AMBA) Board of Directors added Puffin to the recommended list of malting barley varieties.Puffin, a winter two-row, was released in 1987 by The Miln Marsters Group, Kings Lynn, Norfolk UK which is now part of Limagrain Cereal …
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 – July 9, 2019 - The American Malting Barley Association (AMBA) Board of Directors added the following variety to the recommended list of malting barley varieties for 2019. LCS Violetta, a winter two-row malting variety, was developed by Saatzucht Breun in Germany and is …
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 …
barley, malting, brewing, research, conference
2019 Barley Improvement Conference         January 9 & 10, 2019Hotel Andaluz, 125 Second Street, NWAlbuquerque, New Mexico 87102 Sponsors for the 2019 Barley Improvement Conference were: American Malting Barley AssociationNational Barley Growers AssociationIdaho Barley …
malting barley, varieites, recommended, US
Milwaukee – January 3, 2019 - Each year, the American Malting Barley Association (AMBA) releases its list of recommended malting barley varieties to US growers.  AMBA is a nonprofit trade association of 76 brewing, distilling and malting companies that are end users of US malting …
malting barley, varieites, research, US
Albuquerque, NM – January 17, 2019 –  A successful 42ND biennial Barley Improvement Conference was held in Albuquerque, NM, January 9-10, 2019.  The conference has been hosted by the American Malting Barley Association (AMBA) and its predecessor organizations since the 1940s …
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2018-05-17
Milwaukee, WI – May 17, 2018 – The major malting barley growing regions of the US extend from the Northern Great Plains, through the intermountain mountains and into the Pacific …
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2019-09-09
Milwaukee - September 9, 2019 - As with many other crops, the seeding of barley was delayed in some areas due to the cool-wet spring. One consequence has been a later and longer harvest period. …
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