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October Barley and Malt Short Course Well Attended

Close to 30 people seeking basic and technical information on barley and malting attended the short course Barley and Malting Quality: A Field to Brewhouse Perspective October 12-15 at the Northern Crops Institute on the North Dakota State University campus.

The link address is: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/plantsciences/news/october-barley-and-malt-short-course-well-attended

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Fourth Annual Barley Field School Held at North Dakota State University

The fourth annual Barley Field School offered by the Institute of Barley and Malt Sciences at North Dakota State University covered how to successfully grow high quality malting barley and basic malting and brewing information. The focus of the school is hands-on and covers information on botanical and physiological factors in barley growth, grain handling and storage information specific to malting barley, risk management and marketing, and practical advice from barley growers in North Dakota.

The link address is: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/plantsciences/news/fourth-annual-barley-field-school-held-at-north-dakota-state-university

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Barley Field School Scholarship Awarded

Emily Slayton from Illinois is the recipient of the first Pink Boots Society/North Dakota State University Department of Plant Sciences Barley Field School Scholarship. She will attend the 4th Annual NDSU Barley Field School July 20-23 in Fargo, ND.

The link address is: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/plantsciences/news/barley-field-school-scholarship-awarded

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Barley and Soybean Varieties Released by North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station

The North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station released a new two-rowed barley line, ND Genesis, and a new soybean line, ND Henson.

The link address is: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/plantsciences/news/barley-and-soybean-varieties-released-by-north-dakota-agricultural-experiment-station

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NDSU Releases Two-rowed Barley Variety

ND Genesis seems adapted to all parts of North Dakota and adjacent areas of Minnesota, Montana and South Dakota.

The link address is: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/news/newsreleases/2015/jan-26-2015/ndsu-releases-two-rowed-barley-variety

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2014 Barley Field School Held at NDSU

Tours and hands-on activities were featured at the 3rd annual North Dakota State University Barley Field School, which was held in July. Topics covered included barley growth stages and management, malting barley growing practices, barley malt quality, barley breeding basics, barley harvest and storage, and barley risk management techniques.

The link address is: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/plantsciences/news/barley-field-school-held-at-ndsu

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Barley and Malt Quality Program Featured in Fargo Forum

While hops may get all the credit for flavor in your favorite IPA, brewing experts say it’s malt’s time to shine. Malt is made from barley – a major North Dakota crop. With a growing craft brewing industry nationwide, there’s a renewed focus on types of malt used for beer.

The link address is: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/plantsciences/news/ndsu-barley-malt-quality-featured

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Schwarz Featured Speaker at Farmer Brewer Winter Weekend

Dr. Paul Schwarz, NDSU professor of Plant Sciences, was a featured speaker at the second annual Farmer Brewer Winter Weekend held on the campus of Amherst College, Amherst, MA, and sponsored by Valley Malt of Hadley, MA. The event was attended by more than 60 people interested in locally grown hops and grains, and malting and brewing.

The link address is: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/plantsciences/news/schwarz-presents-at-farmer-brewer-winter-weekend-in-massachusetts

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2013 Barley Field School Tours North Dakota

Maltsters, brewers, students and researchers from across the U.S. attended the North Dakota Barley Field School in early July.

The link address is: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/plantsciences/news/barley-field-school-tours-north-dakota

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New Equipment Helps NDSU Researchers Study Plant Disease and Food Safety

New QTOF equipment helps Dr. Senay Simsek and Dr. Paul Schwarz use plant metabolomics to study plant physiology, grain quality and processing, and the nutritional aspects of grains.

The link address is: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/plantsciences/news/new-equipment-helps-ndsu-researchers-study-plant-disease-and-food-safety

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