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International Barley Centre opens to safeguard Scottish barley

The International Barley Hub Field Centre at the James Hutton Institute has officially opened to safeguard and improve barley crop production in Scotland. The £62 million International Barley Hub (IBH) marks a major milestone in establishing Scotland as a leader in global food security and crop resilience. Barley is the most predominant crop grown in Scotland, and supports 40,000 jobs

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Waterford resurrects forgotten barley varieties

Irish producer Waterford Distillery has unveiled Heritage: Hunter, a whiskey that utilises a rare barley variety from ‘a bygone era’. The Heritage: Hunter expression utilised modern technology to identify historic flavours and bring them back to life for consumers of today. The barley variety, Hunter, was named after pioneering plant breeder Dr Herbert Hunter. It was introduced in 1959 and was,

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Feed barley market strengthens

Statistics Canada’s August model-based crop estimate came in at 9.4 million tonnes, up from the 2021 output of seven million tonnes and up marginally from the five-year average of 9.2 million tonnes. Supplies are sharply higher than last year but the domestic feed market has rallied nearly $60/tonne from the pre-harvest lows. What is going on? I’ve received many calls

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