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

                                                                                               Springhill Suites, 421 3rd St. NW

       Great Falls, MT                                                                                                        

October 8, 2019   1pm - 5pm      

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News

Harvest Update

August 26,2019

20% chance of rain forecasted today. Come on!
Malting barley is looking great.

Montana….more like #MALTana

Power: Dryland M165 Malting Barley is looking very nice

Sweetgrass: “Barley is better than anticipated” =)

Great Falls: Just finished winter wheat. Good quality malting barley will make spec

Dutton: Just finishing up HRW. Should be done today, will start on some peas in 8 days.

Harvest Update

August 23, 2019

Harvest getting delayed due to rain throughout Wednesday night =(

Collins: 3/10ths of rain Wednesday night. 11.5-12 Protein

Conrad: Rain Rain Rain. Hoping for some dry sunny days

Cut Bank: Wet, A lot of HRW is still in the ground. Some trucks getting rejected due to 14% Plus moisture

Sweet Grass: HRW lower protein issues. seasonably dry this year unlike the rest of Montana, Barley is getting cut before HRW!

Sam Anderson

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
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