Explorer barley
The brewer of Budweiser beer is looking for 40% more high-nitrogen malting barley next year, which has attracted heavy-land growers looking for a spring cereal break to control blackgrass. The owner of the beer brand, Anheuser-Busch InBev, will be looking for 35,000t of the high-enzyme French spring barley variety Explorer in 2017 to help meet the needs of its two UK breweries. The world’s biggest brewer requires malting barley of 1.8-1.9% grain nitrogen, which is appealing to farms across southern-central, […]