News Releases

BMBRI Statement against Desiccants for Malting Barley

July 25, 2017 BMBRI Statement – Desiccant Use on Malting Barley: For almost twenty years BMBRI malting and brewing industry members have been consistent with the following position statement for the information of malting barley growers and their crop inputs retailers. “BMBRI members require that barley offered for selection for malting must not have been […]

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BMBRI participation in next Barley Research Cluster (2018-2023)

BMBRI’s Technical Committee is currently engaged with other value chain stakeholder and funding consortium organizations to develop and support an approved list of project applications for the next national Growing Forward Agri-Innovation Program (GFIII AIP) Cluster for the period 2018-2023. BMBRI will participate with provincial grower commissions and Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) under with […]

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BMBRI Approves Breeding and Research Grants for 2017-18

BMBRI Board of Directors has approved a $140,000 in total grants for breeding, agronomy and quality research projects in 2017-18. This includes the final year annual contribution to the 2013-2018 Agri Innovation Program (AIP) Barley Breeding and Research Cluster (BMBRI annual grant of $87,175), plus over $50,000 for a number of other non-AIP breeding and […]

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BMBRI Announces Additional Research Grants for 2016-17

BMBRI will provide a total of $142,175 in total grants for breeding, agronomy and quality research projects, which includes a continuation of an annual contribution to the 2013-2018 Agri Innovation Program (AIP) Barley Breeding and Research cluster of $87,175, plus $55,000 for a number of other non-AIP breeding and research projects. For details see 2016-17 […]

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BMBRI Announces Research Grants for 2015-16

Following its annual Board of Directors meeting in Winnipeg on June 16, BMBRI has announced its annual research grants for 2015-16 for malting barley breeding and research. BMBRI has been providing such research funding since its establishment in 1948 in support of its core mandate – development of improved malting barley for growers and industry […]

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National Barley Research Cluster ready to take barley to next level

Barley science in Canada received a major boost today with the signing of agreements for the “Adding Value to Barley National Research Cluster” project.

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BMBRI Announces Research Grants for 2013-14

New research grants for 2013-14 to a total value of $115,000 have been approved BMBRI’s Board of Directors and Technical Committee.  “BMBRI is very pleased that the major portion of our approved research grants for 2013-14 are for malting barley breeding and research projects that will be part of the new five-year Canadian Barley Research […]

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BMBRI Announces Research Grants for 2012-13

New research funding for 2012-13 has been announced by the Brewing and Malting Barley Research Institute (BMBRI).

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Elite Barley: Canadian Malt Barley Grower Recognition Program

2012 Special Report – Elite Barley grower recognition program honors best barley producers Winnipeg, Man., January 16, 2012. Fifteen barley producers from across Canada are being honored under the Elite Barley grower recognition program for their excellence in producing malt barley in 2011.

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BMBRI Announces Researches Grants for 2011-12

A new round of research funding from the Brewing and Malting Barley Research Institute (BMBRI) aims to build a more compelling economic and agronomic case for farmers to maintain and expand barley acres.

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