The malting barley characteristics document identifies gaps and bridges in the current barley malt market and enumerates ideal barley malt attributes.Read More
A comprehensive look at the 2020 hops and barley harvests. The U.S. again saw record acreage for hops, while U.S. barley production decreased slightly.
Even in normal times, barley farming is riddled with unknowns—it is at best a fickle partnership with Mother Nature. A pandemic adds demand uncertainty to the mix.
A comprehensive look at the 2019 hops and barley harvests. The U.S. again saw record acreage for hops, while U.S. barley production increased significantly.
In order to determine barley varieties that can thrive in a region that is not a traditional malting barley producer, the Eastern Spring Barley Nursery was formed in 2015.
A comprehensive look at the 2018 hops and barley harvests. The U.S. again the top-producing country for hops, while U.S. barley acreage faced further declines.
The U.S. planted a record low 2.5 million acres of barley in 2017, a far cry from the 19-million-acre peak in 1942. The decline in acreage can be traced to many factors.
Researcher Presentation: Developing Fertility and Pest Management Strategies to Optimize Hop Yield and Minimize Environmental Impact Growing hops in temperate climates, like the Northeast, presents both agronomic and environmental challenges to growers. Add an increasingly erratic climate to the mix and …Read More
Without barley, there is no beer! Get to know the growers of your U.S. malting barley, hailing from North Dakota, Idaho, and Montana. This interactive panel discussion will cover national and regional production trends, reasons for the decline in barley …Read More
5 Key States for Barley Production ~ 75% of the barley grown in the US is produced in these states. So what happens in these states can impact the market for barley and therefore malt. Idaho Montana North Dakota Colorado Wyoming The Brewers Association has gathered a …Read More