AMBA Summaries: June Barley Acreage & Stock Reports

The American Malting Barley Association (AMBA) has prepared summaries of the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) June acreage report and grain stocks. Highlights include a 2.7% increase in barley planted, which is attributed primarily to NASS reinstated reporting in seven states: Kansas, Maine, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. The reinstatement…

Northeast SARE Competitive Grants: 2019 Call for Preproposals Now Open

The Call for Preproposals for Northeast SARE grants is now open for three grant programs: Research and Education, Professional Development, and Research for Novel Approaches. Preproposals are due by 11:59 p.m. E.T. on July 10, 2018. Learn more about which grant program is the best fit for your project by using the Northeast SARE decision tree.

Clipper Air Screen Cleaning Equipment: Trends, Tips & Tricks

Clipper Air Screen Cleaning Equipment: Trends, Tips & Tricks Allied Trade Partner Post Using the correct screen sizes throughout your Clipper cleaner is only part of what can be done to improve its effectiveness.  Make sure the screens are kept in good condition.  Warped or damaged screens and frames may not allow the free movement of…

AMBA: A Focus on Malting Barley Markets

Barley remains an important feed grain, but recent years have seen a much higher portion of the crop going for malting. Coinciding with the rise of malting barley as the dominant use has been an increase in the processes and products made from malt. A diverse number of malt products can be made from a single variety of barley…

Western SARE Competitive Grants: 2019 Call for Pre-Proposals Now Open

The Call for Proposals for Western SARE Competitive Grants Chapter 1 Research and Education pre-proposals is open. Deadline is June 4, 2018, 2:00 MDT. These grants – also known as Chapter 1 for their designation in the enabling legislation – involve scientists, producers, and others using interdisciplinary approaches to address issues related to sustaining agriculture. Following scrutiny by…

2018-2019 Board of Directors Voting Now Open

Voting is open to Regular Members from March 1, 2018, to March 15th, 2018, at 5:00 EST Only Regular Members hold voting authority. Regular members are defined as Member Malthouses whose membership application has been approved by the Board of Directors. Regular Members may view the nominations for the Craft Maltsters Guild Board of Directors…

RMI Analytics Heirloom Malt Brewing Award 2018 Jury Announced

RMI Analytics has announced the jury of the Heirloom Malt Brewing Award 2018 competition. HEAD OF JURY: SYLVIA KOPP The internationally renowned Beer-Sommelière works as author, speaker, and educator on the subject of the changing global beer culture. She teaches sensory evaluation, the study of styles and serves as a long-term judge at international beer…

SARE’s How to Conduct Research on Your Farm or Ranch Now Available

How to Conduct Research on Your Farm or Ranch provides detailed instruction for crop and livestock producers, as well as educators, on how to conduct research at the farm level using practical strategies and peer-reviewed research findings. How to Conduct Research on Your Farm or Ranch also includes a comprehensive list of in-depth resources and real-life examples—from…