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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