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    Welcome to Malt Masters by Syngenta

    Information shared on this site are general considerations. Always consider the specific situation on your field and exercise good agronomic practices.

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  • Study Confirms Wireworm Making Comeback

    Study Confirms Wireworm Making Comeback

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  • Infographic: Get the Most from Your Syngenta Graminicide

    Infographic: Get the Most from Your Syngenta Graminicide

    This infographic walks you through the things to consider when you need to manage broadleaf weeds in your cereal fields: from tank-mix partners to mixing order, to the weather.

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  • Seeding Rates Trending Upwards

    Seeding Rates Trending Upwards

    Kelly Boles, owner-manager of Center Field Solutions, explains what variables you need to consider when determining your optimal seeding rate, and how rates have changed over the years.

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  • Seed Growers Get Sneak Peeks

    Seed Growers Get Sneak Peeks

    Who doesn’t want front-row seats to the next big thing? That’s just one of the advantages of being a cereal seed grower. Syngenta Cereal Seed Associate, Randy Cay, discusses what the job entails.

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  • Farm Crafted Malt Flavours

    Farm Crafted Malt Flavours

    How does malt barley take on the flavours of cereal, chocolate or cereal? Learn how changing the roasting time and temperature can bring a unique flavour to malt.

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  • Barley was once a standard of measurement in England. One inch was equal to three barley kernels. Kernels were also used to measure shoe size.

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  • Infographic: Crafting a Beer Experience

    Infographic: Crafting a Beer Experience

    This infographic looks at the growing craft beer industry. Find out why consumers are visiting brewpubs, taprooms and traditional restaurants more and more often.

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  • Growing Demand for AAC Synergy

    Growing Demand for AAC Synergy

    Are you thinking of switching your malt barley variety? Find out more about AAC Synergy.

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  • 2018 Delivers an Overall Good-Quality Crop

    2018 Delivers an Overall Good-Quality Crop

    With the release of the Quality of Western Canadian Malting Barley 2018 Report, we look back at how barley fared in terms of quality, production and yield.

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  • Infographic: Beer Is the Drink of Choice

    Infographic: Beer Is the Drink of Choice

    In this infographic you'll find out what the most popular drink in the world is and what sports are typically associated with it.

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  • Barley Breeding Goes Social

    Barley Breeding Goes Social

    This interview with Dr. Ana Badea, a research scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), sheds light on the barley breeding process and how growers can get involved.

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  • Infographic: Beer Sales in Canada

    Infographic: Beer Sales in Canada

    This infographic uses Canadian beer sales data to show what trends are emerging in the market.

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  • Malt Barley Yields Surprise in Challenging 2018

    Malt Barley Yields Surprise in Challenging 2018

    With 2018 coming to end, we take look back at this season's surprising malt barley yields despite facing some challenging weather conditions.

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  • Infographic: Canadian Beer Industry Trends

    Infographic: Canadian Beer Industry Trends

    This infographic is full of interesting facts about trends within the Canadian beer industry.

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  • RealAg Radio: Let’s Talk Plots

    RealAg Radio: Let’s Talk Plots

    Mike Oro, Operations Manager for Alberta Field Crop Development Centre sits down with Shaun Haney at the 2017 Malt Masters event in Olds, Alberta to talk plots.

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  • An Education in Agronomy and Brewing

    An Education in Agronomy and Brewing

    In this podcast, Advanced Cicerone Natasha Peiskar and Syngenta's Technical Development Lead Chris Spasoff sit down to discuss agronomy and brewing processes for malt barley.

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  • Watch for Signs of Wireworms at Harvest

    Watch for Signs of Wireworms at Harvest

    Wireworms are one of the most challenging insects on the Prairies. Determine whether the yield-robbing pests are present in the fields you're planning to seed to malting barley next spring.

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  • Optimistic Market Conditions

    Optimistic Market Conditions

    Drought has plagued some key competitors this year. Because they'll have smaller supplies of malting barley, there’s a great opportunity for a strong malting barley export program this year.

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  • Infographic: Beer and Canada's Economy

    Infographic: Beer and Canada's Economy

    This infographic is full of surprising facts about the impact beer has on the Canadian economy.

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  • Adding Value Through Education

    Adding Value Through Education

    Based in Winnipeg, the Malt Academy provides courses that teach growers and maltsters about the entire malt value chain. Keep an eye out for the new courses they're adding!

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  • Infographic: World's Best-Selling Beer Brands

    Infographic: World's Best-Selling Beer Brands

    This infographic might surprise you with which brands are at the top of the global charts.

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