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Malting Barley Conference 2020

Teagasc Malting Barley Conference in conjunction with Boortmalt took place on Monday, 10th February in Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford.

View presentations and proceedings here


January Newsletter

The first malting barley newsletter of 2020 is now available to view from the link below. Topics include - malt barley ceremony, aphid control and an insight into Ballykilcavan brewery.

January newsletter 

June Weather Data

Follow the link below for the June weather data from the malting barley monitor farms. 

June Weather Data

Malting Barley Events

The next joint programme event will take place on Tuesday September 3rd @ 10am on the farm of John Crowley, Tinnashrule, Ferns, Co. Wexford, Y21 TX82. The event will focus around catch crops and establishment techniques with on farm trial plots to view and also live machinery demonstrations from all the leading brands.

Two malting barley events were held in Wexford recently focusing on winter malt, T2 fungicide applications and the on farm trials and demos. To view the handouts from the day follow the link below: 

Winter malt / T2 Fungicides 

Growth regulator trial 

June Malting Barley Newsletter 

Follow the link below to view the June edition of the malting barley newsletter 

June malting barley newsleter 

Weather Data 

Weather stations (below) have been installed on each of the malting barley monitor farms which record temperature, rainfall and humidity during the growing season. The data recorded will be available here weekly. Click on the link below to view data from May; 

May weather data

Weather station











Follow the link below to view the Malting Barley newsletter for June 

June newsletter 2020

Follow the link to view the rainfall data for May from each of the monitor farms

May 2020 rainfall data