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    2014 Malting Barley Harvest Report

    The 2014 Annual Harvest Report for malting barley is now available from the Canadian Grain Commission’s Grain Research Laboratory. Read more.
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    Canadian Barley Outlook 2014

    The 2014 production of barley in Canada is expected to drop 30 per cent to 7.1 million tonnes, according to Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s (AAFC) Outlook for Principal Field Crops report. However, that could mean an increase in barley prices over the coming years, said Brian Otto, president of the Barley Council of Canada. Read more.

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    COMMITMENT

    We are committed to working for the entire barley value chain through strategic initiatives. These include coordinating research efforts across Canada to ensure focus and co-operation while reducing duplication and increasing innovation. Read more.  
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    Do you speak beer?

    From Stem to Stein: The Art of Turning Barley into Beer. Remember Rumplestiltskin, the goblin who spun straw into gold? That was impressive, but for a real challenge, try transforming hard little kernels of barley into world-class beer. Read more.
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    COLLABORATE

    Producers and industry members have equal representations at our board table—a first of its kind. The BCC is a united value chain with a unified voice. Together our voices are stronger and our reach is broader. Read More.
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    BCC CHAIR EMBRACES NEW CROPS, NEW PERSPECTIVES AND NEW OPPORTUNITIES

    At Brian Otto’s third-generation family farm east of Warner, experimentation is the norm. Read more.

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2014 Harvest Report

The 2014 Malting Barley Harvest Report is now available from the Canadian Grain Commission. Thank you to the Grain Research Laboratory for making this report available to BCC and the entire Canadian barley value chain. Click here to… Read More

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Barley Talk

  BCC Eastern director-at-large provides voice for expanding Maritime ag industry Agriculture turned out to be the perfect fit for Neil Campbell. Growing up in a small community full of potato farmers on Prince Edward Island, Campbell cultivated… Read More

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Canadian Barley Outlook 2014–15

By: Jeremy Simes The 2014–15 production of barley in Canada is expected to drop 30 per cent to 7.1 million tonnes, according to Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s (AAFC) Outlook for Principal Field Crops report. However, that could mean… Read More

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