Our mission

The American Malting Barley Association strives to encourage and support production of an adequate supply of high quality malting barley for the malting, brewing, distilling and food industries through increased understanding of the malting barley crop. 

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Our Work

  • Foster and support research and development to enhance crop competitiveness
  • Political advocacy to secure federal and state funding for research and favorable farm programs
  • Unified industry voice to tackle supply chain challenges

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Press Releases and Latest News

Ashley McFarland to Become Vice President and Technical Director of the American Malting Barley Association

Milwaukee, WI – September 21, 2021 – The American Malting Barley Association (AMBA) is pleased to announce Ashley McFarland as the new Vice President-Technical Director, a position previously held by Scott Heisel who will assume the role of President October 1st when retiring President, Mike Davis becomes Senior Advisor. Full Release

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