Barley growers will get more surety if malting barley heads to India

In a move that could give the surety that local malting Barley growers are seeking, the Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (AEGIC) is engaging closely with Indian brewers and maltsters for our barley to enter the Indian market. These talks come at a time when we expect a barley harvest of 11 million tonnes, including stock […]

Disease on ‘watch list’ for barley growers this season

Despite the conditions, growers are being warned to check barley crops for disease following reports of Spot Form Net Blotch (SFNB) in Queensland and northern New South Wales this winter. Prolonged dry weather has historically reduced disease pressure on crops, but pathologists have been fielding a number of calls regarding SFNB in barley crops in […]