IBH Seminar Series

The next seminar in the 2022 IBH Seminar Series is titled “Achieving 10t/ha barley yields in Australia is a reality – global synergies in crop development, agronomy and genetics to improve barley productivity”, and will be given by Kenton Porker (Field Applied Research Australia Ltd) on Thursday 2nd June 2022, 09:00 – 10:30 BST.

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IBH Seminar Series 2022

Commercializing Orkney Bere barley, by Peter Martin (University of the Highlands and Islands, UHI)

The MAGB and the malting industry, by Julian South (The Maltsters’ Association of Great Britain, MAGB)

Barley of the future – facultative, naked, and flavourful?, by Patrick Hayes (Oregon State University), Chris Massman (University of Wisconsin) and Helen Brabham (Sainsbury Lab)

Crop management to minimise lodging risk of spring barley, by Pete Berry (ADAS UK)

Genetic control of plant architecture in barley, by Laura Rossini (University of Milan) and Elahe Tavakol (University of Shiraz).

Barley: running the disease gauntlet and chemical attack!, by Neil Havis, Francois Dussart and Laura Roehrig (SRUC).

Barley in a world of climate change and food system transformation, by Mike Rivington (James Hutton Institute).

IBH Seminar Series 2021

In 2021, the International Barley Hub hosted its first series of seminars, run by leading barley scientists and industry experts. The full seminar programme was as follows:

  • Barley genetics, 14th May 2021, by Prof Robbie Waugh, IBH/Hutton. Chair: James Brosnan, IBH
  • Barley Yield Enhancement Network (YEN), 24th May 2021, by Dr Pete Berry and Sarah Kendall. Chair: Ian Bingham, SRUC
  • Barley Varieties – The Recommendation System, 22nd June 2021, by Dr Paul Gosling. Chair: George Lawrie, IBH
  • Barley quality for malting and malt quality requirements for brewing and distilling, 22nd July 2021, by Dave Griggs, Crisp Malt. Chair: Julian South, MAGB
  • Sustainable malt – a route to carbon zero, 23rd August 2021, by Dr Nigel Davies, Muntons. Chair: Julian South, MAGB
  • Barley history, Date TBC, by Joanne Russell & Luke Ramsay, IBH/Hutton. Chair: George Lawrie, IBH
  • Barley Salome Project, 22nd September 2021, Alison Milne, Crafty Maltsters. Chair: Alasdair Day, Raasay AHDB.
  • Barley agronomy, 22nd October 2021, by Ian Bingham and Steven Kildea. Chair: Fiona Burnett, SRUC
  • Barley phenotyping under stress: challenges and prospects, 22nd November 2021, by Sonia Negrao. Chair: Robbie Waugh, IBH.

Watch our 2021 seminar series:

Barley phenotyping under stress challenges and prospects, by Sonia Negrao of University College Dublin.

Barley agronomy, by Ian Bingham of SRUC and Stephen Kildea of Teagasc.

Barley Salome project, by Alison Milne of Crafty Maltsters. Chaired by Alasdair Day of Raasay AHDB.

Sustainable malt – a route to carbon zero, by Nigel Davies, Muntons. Chair: Julian South, MAGB.

Barley quality for malting and malt quality requirements for brewing and distilling, by Dave Griggs, Crisp Malt. Chair: Julian South, MAGB.

Barley Varieties – The Recommendation System, by Dr Paul Gosling. Chair: George Lawrie, IBH

The Barley Yield Enhancement Network (YEN), by Dr Pete Berry and Sarah Kendall. Chaired by Ian Bingham, SRUC.