Improving malting barley yield and quality in northern climates

Start & End Dates = April 1, 2018 – December 1, 2020

Primary PIs = Tanja Gahwiler, Dr. Tarlok Sahota, Joanna Follings, Dr. Aaron Mills

Objectives:

-Assess several varieties of malting barley, including dual-purpose and heritage varieties, relative to location specific needs in northern Ontario

-Determine optimum rates of nitrogen and Sulphur application to improve grain yield and malt quality including maintaining protein specifications

-Quantify economic value of improved yields and management practices by assessing return on investment of optimal rates of nitrogen and sulphur

Funder Acknowledgements:

NOFIA

CMC

CAP