2023 Malting Barley Seeding & Production Considerations
By now, producers have made most of their cropping decisions for 2023.
For those that have chosen to include malting barley in their rotation, this article offers some information and tips to consider for seeding and growing malt barley to optimize yields and quality, and to help increase the chance that your barley is accepted for malt after harvest.
This comprehensive coverage, brought to you by the Canadian Malting Barley Centre, SaskBarley, Alberta Barley and Manitoba Crop Alliance, includes:
- Consult your Buyer
- Test for Varietal Purity
- Seeding Rates – Weed & Disease Management
- Certified vs Farm Saved Seed
- Soil Testing for Soil Nutrient Levels & Herbicide Residues
- Crop Protection Products
- New Malting Barley Varieties — Considerations & Profiles