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.

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2020 AMBA RECOMMENDED MALTING BARLEY VARIETIES

Milwaukee, WI – January 13, 2020 – The American Malting Barley Association (AMBA) Board of Directors approved the addition of AAC Connect, LCS Odyssey, Moravian 164 and Moravian 170 to the recommended list of malting barley varieties for 2020. AMBA is a trade association of brewing, distilling and malting companies and the list is meant to inform US producers on the malting varieties that the industry will be using in the coming year. Not all varieties will be used in large quantities and growers are encouraged to contact their local elevator, grain handler or processor to gauge market demand for any variety grown in their region prior to seeding.

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