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

The Goals of the American Malting Barley Association are to:

  • Foster and support research that develops public sector malting barley varieties with higher yields and improved traits that mitigate production risk factors, increase acceptance rates, and enhance crop competitiveness
  • Inform and advocate for favorable farm programs, agricultural policies that mitigate production risks, and funding for research
  • Provide a unified industry voice on supply chain challenges

The Objectives of the American Malting Barley Association to attain its goals include:

  • Direct member investment towards University research programs through a formal grant process supporting industry needs that prioritizes variety development, trait and germplasm development, and technology advancement
  • Coordinate the evaluation of new malting barley varieties to inform a recommended variety list for growers each season
  • Provide leadership for industry member committees that address emergent needs in agricultural policy and communication related to malting barley

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