Welcome to the Barley Bin, brought to you by SaskBarley.
Our goal is to bring you right inside the Barley Bin. Not a hopper bin, or bin with in-floor augers. The kind you spend a bit of time shoveling, getting itchy, but it’s worth it for the satisfaction. The pint or steak at the end. Or a golden nugget you sometimes find uncovering itchy topics.
Episode 5: Bow Project through Beer Goggles – with Matt Enns and Wes Woods Show Notes The Bow Project involved the beer value chain from breeder to brewer. Most of the craft breweries in Saskatchewan started with malt made from CDC Bow barley, a new variety developed by Dr. Aaron Beattie, Crop Development Centre. Matt […]
Episode 4: Back to the Barley Board – with SaskBarley director Brent Johnson Show Notes We chat with Brent Johnson, who is in his final year of his second 4-year term as a SaskBarley director. Brent has been active on the board, taking particular interest in feed barley, variety turnover, carbon and more. We talked […]
Episode 3: Expanding Market Opportunities in Barley – with Peter Watts (CMBTC) Show Notes We chat with Peter Watts, Managing Director of the Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre (CMBTC) about barley markets, strong demand from China for malt and now feed barley, and expectations for where the market might go for the rest of 2021. […]
Episode 2: Scourge of Barley Quality and Yield: Managing Fusarium Head Blight – with Dr. Kelly Turkington (AAFC) Show Notes We chat with Dr. Kelly Turkington from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) at the Lacombe Research and Development Centre about barley specific Fusarium Head Blight (FHB) disease management. Our discussion covered a lot, ranging from […]
Episode 1: New Varieties Coming Your Way – with Dr. Aaron Beattie (Crop Development Centre, U of S) Show Notes In our inaugural episode, we talk with Dr. Aaron Beattie, Crop Development Centre, University of Saskatchewan about new barley varieties. We cover Aaron’s new general purpose line, supported for registration in February. It doesn’t even […]