The National Barley Improvement Committee, representing the entire U.S. barley community, advocates for funding and favorable agricultural policies at the federal level.
Supporting the malting barley industry since 1982
Currently supporting 20+ unique research projects
Evaluating 30+ new malting barley varieties in the development pipeline
Lobbying for unique federal initiatives directly supporting malting barley research
In the last 20 years through our AMBA research grant program
New Experimental Barley Varieties
Tested each year through our Quality Evaluation Program
malting, brewing, and distilling members leveraging a unified industry voice
The National Barley Improvement Committee (NBIC) represents the U.S. barley community of growers, researchers, processors, users, and allied industries. The work of the NBIC seeks to secure both funding and favorable agricultural policies at the federal level.
Each spring, the NBIC travels to Washington D.C. to lobby on behalf of the malting barley industry and its various end-users advocating for:
Targeted barley research initiatives
Support for our Land Grant institutions
USDA agencies supporting barley
Initiatives that support our allied industries