A special episode produced in collaboration with SaskBarley and the Barley Bin podcast. Herbicide resistance is a growing issue across the prairies. One of the largest concerns for herbicide resistance is wild oat. According to the Herbicide Resistant Wild Oat Action Committee Approximately 69% of wild oats across the Prairies display herbicide resistance; 62% to […]
Season 1 of the Barley Bin podcast.
Season 1, BONUS: On-Farm Management of Herbicide Resistant Weeds: Seed Terminator and Trials – Josh Lade and Haley Tetreault
A special episode produced in collaboration with SaskWheat and the Wheat Profit podcast. Herbicide resistance is a growing issue across the prairies. One of the largest concerns for herbicide resistance is wild oat. According to the Herbicide Resistant Wild Oat Action Committee approximately 69% of wild oats across the Prairies display herbicide resistance; 62% to […]
The Bow Project involved the beer value chain from breeder to brewer. Most of the craft breweries in Saskatchewan started with malt made from CDC Bow barley, a new variety developed by Dr. Aaron Beattie, Crop Development Centre. Matt Enns (Maker’s Malt) and Wes Woods (SeCan) join us to talk about the Bow Project, the […]
We chat with Brent Johnson, who is in his final year of his second 4-year term as a SaskBarley director. Brent has been active on the board, taking particular interest in feed barley, variety turnover, carbon and more. We talked about all of these topics and more, as well as Brent’s experiences on the board.
We chat with Peter Watts, Managing Director of the Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre (CMBTC) about barley markets, strong demand from China for malt and now feed barley, and expectations for where the market might go for the rest of 2021. We cover everything from the sensory panel at CMBTC, including beer tasting at 10:30 […]
Season 1, Episode 2: Scourge of Barley Quality and Yield: Managing Fusarium Head Blight – with Dr. Kelly Turkington (AAFC)
We chat with Dr. Kelly Turkington from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) at the Lacombe Research and Development Centre about barley specific Fusarium Head Blight (FHB) disease management. Our discussion covered a lot, ranging from ideal FHB fungicide timing to Kelly’s current research project exploring combinations of management practices. We strayed to discussing fungicide application […]
Season 1, Episode 1: New Varieties Coming Your Way – with Dr. Aaron Beattie (Crop Development Centre, U of S)
In our inaugural episode, we talk with Dr. Aaron Beattie, Crop Development Centre, University of Saskatchewan about new barley varieties. We cover Aaron’s new general purpose line, supported for registration in February. It doesn’t even have a name yet (tested as TR19175). We also touch on seed multiplication, including when TR19175 will be available and […]