Latest Barley Stories

2008-10-01 06:00:40

By DAN BUGLASS RURAL JUST 12months ago all appeared set fair for arable farmers, with the price of wheat and malting barley in theUKheading close to GBP 200 per tonne for those who hadnot locked into forwardcontracts. The spot market was the place to operate.

2008-09-17 16:50:00

By Patrick Burns Conoy Township supervisors in March approved Lancaster Biofuels' request to build a 60 million gallon-per-year corn ethanol distillery plant.

2008-09-16 00:00:00

Hopes of neatly wrapping up the remainder of this year's wheat harvest in the Westcountry are steadily washing away with the autumn rain.

2008-09-11 06:00:26

By Dan Buglass, rural FARMERS have a reputation, sometimes well founded, for making gloomy pronouncements suggesting all is lost.

2008-08-26 06:00:40

By Roger Fillion A severe hailstorm in south central Colorado earlier this month wiped out part of the barley crop that MillerCoors and Anheuser- Busch use to brew beer. A MillerCoors spokesman said the Aug. 16 storm that battered the San Luis Valley would not affect its beer production or prices.

2008-08-20 18:00:39

WITH the continued wet weather this summer, the NFU is stepping up efforts to liaise with various parts of the supply chain over potential quality issues.

2008-08-11 09:05:00

FutureCeuticals, Inc., a leader in whole grain nutrition, has announced an advanced, patented technology that will make it easier than ever before for consumers to include grains in their diets.

2008-08-11 03:00:32

By Falstad, Jan Peter "PJ" Coors of the Coors brewing family told Montana barley growers Friday that this has been a record year in what has been a stable business, with rapidly escalating fuel and fertilizer costs, rising grain prices and megamergers among brewers.

2008-07-01 12:00:46

By Reed Fujii, The Record, Stockton, Calif. Jul. 1--California farmers greatly expanded grain plantings this year in response to record commodity prices, farmers and farm officials reported Monday. U.S.

2007-07-29 12:15:00

In northern Colorado, a region flush with craft breweries and plenty of discerning beer drinkers, an interesting marriage of agriculture and ale-making takes place.

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