China’s county confirmed as largest black highland barley planting base

Longzi County in China’s Tibet has been confirmed as the world’s largest black highland barley planting base by the World Record Certification Agency (WRCA). The county has a total area of 34.4 square kilometers dedicated to black highland barley cultivation. Longzi black highland barley is a unique highland barley variety in Longzi County, which grows at an altitude of 3,800

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Aberdeen Grain choose McArthur Agriculture to upgrade its malting barley cleaning operation

McArthur Agriculture has worked with Aberdeen Grain to design and install an upgraded system of the farmer-owned grain co-operative’s malting barley cleaning capability to meet customer expectations. The upgrade project is well under way and will be commissioned in time for harvest 2023. Driven by the aim of improving their operations by having the capability to not only dry and clean,

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Why Lion CEO says beer is still recession-proof

The boss of Australia’s second-largest beer company, Lion Group, expects the beer category to show its resilience if economic conditions worsen, because some spirits and wine drinkers will trade down as prices climb in those higher-priced segments. Sam Fischer, who became chief executive of Lion in mid-2022 overseeing beer brands including Tooheys, XXXX Gold, Furphy, Hahn and West End, said the

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