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Growing Demand for AAC Synergy
2018 Delivers an Overall Good-Quality Crop
Barley Breeding Goes Social
Whether your malting barley fields are near or far from the Brandon Research and Development Centre (BRDC) in Manitoba, your input on the breeding program is never more than a tweet away. That’s...
Malt Barley Yields Surprise in Challenging 2018
Mother Nature did her best to dampen the spirits of Prairie malt barley growers in 2018, but the crop persevered and many growers were pleasantly surprised as combines rolled through fields in late su
An Education in Agronomy and Brewing
Natasha Peiskar knows a thing or two about malt. She’s head brewer at Last Best Brewing in Calgary and one of eight Canadians who have achieved ‘Advanced Cicerone’ status in a world-renowned...
Watch for Signs of Wireworms at Harvest
Wireworms are one of the most challenging insects on the Prairies. That’s why you should determine whether the yield-robbing pests are present in the fields you’re planning to seed to malting...
RealAg Radio: Let’s Talk Plots
Optimistic Market Conditions
These are exciting times for Canadian malting barley. That’s the message growers heard at a recent Malt Masters event featuring keynote speakers from the Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre...
Adding Value Through Education
Malting barley growers looking to add value to their operation can get started by participating in a unique learning opportunity offered by the Malt Academy. Based at the Canadian Malting...
Growers and Maltsters
A small collective of Saskatchewan malt barley growers is taking their crop one step further. The group with decades’ experience growing barley now malts it, too. Their unique malting operation...
RealAg Radio: The Malt Barley Value Chain
Beer Style Primer
Last month we asked: “what’s your go-to summertime brew?” Based on your responses, lagers and wheat beers are best to beat the heat. Our poll limited you to only six options, but there are...
The Journey from Barley to Malt
Ever curious about how your barley gets converted to malt? This video by the Malt Academy at the Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre gives you a step-by-step look at the malting...
New Brewer Gains from Field View
Brewing newcomer Natasha Peiskar is already developing a well-rounded perspective for her craft. The young brewer from Tool Shed Brewing Company in Calgary was recently partnered with Chris...
Realag Radio: All about Malting with Red Shed Malting
Poll: What's Your Go-to Summertime Brew?
Let us know your favourite type of beer for when it’s warm out. See live results of what others prefer – as soon as you cast your vote!
Get the Most Out of a Crop Tour
‘Tis the season for crop tours. It’s exciting to check out malting barley trials and innovations, but time away from your farm can also be a strain on your productivity. Our Syngenta reps put...
What is Luxury Barley?
‘Terroir’ turns everyday malt into ‘luxury barley’ By: Jennifer Blair This article was published in the April 23, 2018 edition of Alberta Farmer Express. Whisky from Scotland’s Isle of Islay....
Realag Radio: 3 Pillars of Malt Barley Production
Foliar Fungicide Final Step to Protecting Malt Potential