Category Archives: Cereals, Malt

Barley finds it’s level

We know there is plenty of feed grain around this year. The wet harvest has downgraded plenty of wheat, to go with what is expected to be the second largest barley crop on record. Feed grain pricing is beholden to both domestic and international factors, and it’s good time for a look at how they are tracking, and what the

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Turkey receives offers in 345,000 T barley purchase tender -traders

HAMBURG, Jan 20 (Reuters) – The lowest price offered in the first round of Thursday’s tender from Turkey’s TMO state grain board to buy 345,000 tonnes of animal feed barley was believed to be $324.65 a tonne c&f, traders said in initial assessments. No purchase has yet been reported, they said. The TMO traditionally undertakes several rounds of negotiations in tenders, seeking

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Celebrated malting barley came from a single plant

The 200-year-old malting barley variety ‘Chevalier’ was for a long time world-leading in beer brewing and is thought to have originated from a single plant. In a new study, Swedish researchers from the universities of Linköping and Stockholm have investigated this claim. They have analysed seed samples that are older than 150 years using molecular genetic methods. The results give

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