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 2014 hops and barley harvests, broken out into regions. First up: how shifting demand for hop varieties has led to replanting in the U.S.
In the geography of malt and barley, Chile is usually not the first country that comes to mind. But in a normal year, some 75 percent of the Chilean harvest is of malting quality.
A multi-institutional group of researchers, farmers, maltsters, and brewers is slowly piecing together the links in a supply chain to develop new, flavorful malt varieties.
A comprehensive look at the 2016 hops and barley harvests. The U.S. is now the top-producing country for hops, while U.S. barley acreage faced a sharp decline.
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.