AMBA’s Objectives are to enhance the national public sector barley research infrastructure; develop malting barley varieties with improved agronomic and quality characters; help implement programs to benefit producers and increase production; and represent the malting and brewing industry regarding public and regulatory issues that impact barley.
The American Malting Barley Association, Inc. (AMBA) Mission is to encourage and support production of an adequate supply of high quality malting barley for the malting and brewing industry and increase our understanding of malting barley.
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. “This drawn out harvest has increased the chances of small grains getting rained on and sprouting in the field,” according […]
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 marketed in the US by Limagrain Cereal Seeds. It has performed […]
Washington, DC – February 14, 2019 – The National Barley Growers Association (NBGA) – whose members include growers, brewers, maltsters, and life science companies – met for their annual winter board meeting in Washington DC Feb 6-8, 2019. NBGA members also met with their congressional representatives to advocate for their policy priorities, including passage of the […]