The Montana Wheat and Barley Committee: Putting your checkoff dollars to work.

Established in 1967, the Montana Wheat and Barley Committee promotes research, marketing and education for the benefit of Big Sky producers living, working and growing here in the Last Best Place.

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                                                              Montana Wheat And Barley Fall Board Meeting

                                                                                                     TBA      Great Falls, MT                                                                                                   October 8, 2019   1pm - 5pm      

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Harvest Update

August 20, 2019

Kershaw: 11.5 to 12 pro average. BIG yields

Geraldine: “the barley here looks really good”

Denton: 11-13 protein.

Moccasin: 11.5 pro average, some bleaching in the spring wheat which is just getting started

Moore: SW and malting barley looks “burnt” it was a little too hot in July in that area. 11.5 pro average HRW

Sam Anderson
MWBC

Harvest Update

August 7, 2019

Great Falls MT:
-Barley 1.5 weeks
-HRW 50Bu/Ac, 12 protein average
“Everything looks great” -Charlie

Billings MT:
-Barley 2 weeks
-SW 2-3 weeks
-Just started winter wheat 60-72BU/AC, 11.1-12.5 Protein
-1 field had 92bu/ac!
-Everything looks really good. Not enough bin space for this years harvest. Concerned about elevator storage as well.
-Price is a major concern.

Dutton MT:
-Getting ready to harvest dryland barley
-Lots of swathing going on in the area
-HRW is in green out
-Knees area is 1 week away
-“its going to be a long harvest” -Frank
-Of the HRW harvested everything looks great, 68-80 BU/AC, 9.9-11.7 PRO (Brawl)

Submitted by Sam Anderson
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