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Malting barley conference provides latest industry news

Syngenta Malting Barley Excellence

The malting barley market rarely stands still. What with Brexit, changes in alcohol consumption, and in world barley supply and demand – not to mention better varieties and inputs coming onto the market – it’s a job to keep up!

Which is why we’ll be holding our inaugural spring malting barley conference for growers in the Eastern Counties on Wednesday 13 December – in Newmarket from 9.15am at the Rowley Mile Racecourse.

Bringing together leading industry experts – from technical to end market – it follows hot on the heels of our long-standing Southern Counties malting barley conference, held near Winchester on 5 December – an event described by speaker Jack Watts of AHDB as:

“the go to conference for anyone in the South of England wanting to know about malting barley!"

At the Southern Conference growers heard:

  • How global beer consumption is shifting in favour of quality beers
  • How this, plus other changes, such as reduced barley output from parts of the world, could be good news for the UK – with our reputation for producing quality malting barley, quality malt and quality beer
  • Closer to home, how Brexit could have major implications for UK-grown malting barley
  • Updates on the sensational spring malting barley variety, Laureate – now that it has full approval for malt distilling and brewing on the Institute of Brewing and Distilling approved list
  • Latest news on the exciting new SDHI fungicide ELATUS ERA as its ‘launch’ continues into barley. Plus, tips on tackling the growing problem of Ramularia

The speaker line-up at our Eastern Counties malting conference will be different to the South. But the content is set to be no less enthralling!

There are still a few places left, but interest is high. Act quick and you could be in with a chance of attending. It’s FREE and you can register here.