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AlbertaBarley.com Newsletter for February 2015

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WELCOME TO THE ALBERTABARLEY.COM NEWSLETTER

HERE YOU WILL FIND LINKS TO ALBERTA BARLEY’S LATEST NEWS RELEASES,BARLEY COUNTRY BLOGS & EVENT LISTINGS

THANKS FOR READING!

 
 
Rise in craft brew demand is a huge opportunity for farmers


A spike in craft brew demand across North America will call for an increase of up to 300,000 tonnes of malt barley per year over the next five years, according to Kevin Sich, manager of the cereals department at Rahr Malting. Read more

 
 
Project Update: Nitrogen Use Efficiency at the Lacombe Field Crop Development Centre


Yadeta Kabeta, a research scientist with the Field Crop Development Centre (FCDC) in Lacombe, explains his work on Nitrogen Use Efficiency (NUE) in barley. Read more

 
Our research projects page has officially launched!


It’s official—after weeks of incubating in the lab, our creation has come to life. On behalf of the research and communications departments, I am very happy to say that the new and improved research project page is now up and running on albertabarley.com. Read more
 
 
Lots to learn at FarmTech 2015


Alberta Barley’s directors and staff headed to Edmonton this week for the 16th annual FarmTechTM conference. Communications Coordinator and ag novice Sydney Duhaime tagged along to see what this conference was all about.
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What’s new on GrainsWest.com?
THE SPICE OF LIFE

It takes a surge of lively discussions before those new, impressive varieties can be potentially planted for profit. In 1993, talk of new varieties was likely the order of the day when the Associate Committee on Field Crop Diseases and the Associate Committee on Grain Research first met to review their findings. Thereafter, following committee expansions and name changes, the Prairie Grain Development Committee (PGDC) eventually formed in 2007, acting as a convention of conversation about the development of improved cultivars of grain crops in the Prairies. Read more

 
 
 
What’s new on GoBarley.com?
This Year’s Foodie Trend: Barley Flakes 

Once I headed barley can be steamrolled into flakes, just like rolled oats, I couldn’t try them soon enough.

Granola, hot cereal, cookies, pancakes, crumbles, smoothies, muesli—it was easy to imagine tasty new ways to enjoy the health benefits of barley.

I easily found a few bulk-food stores that sell barley flakes—though I suspect we’ll see barley flakes alongside rolled oats in the cereal section of most grocery stores in the near future because (from what I hear) they are the New Year health fix for 2015. Read more

 
 
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Created February 9, 2015 | Category: Agronomy

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