Quality of barley selected for malting in 2015

Quality parameter

Province TonnageFootnote1 Test Weight
kg/hL
1000
Kernel Weight
g
PlumpFootnote 2
%
ProteinFootnote 3
%
Germination Energy
4mL
%
Germination Energy
8mL
%
AAC Synergy
Alberta 4,000 66.1 51.6 97.0 11.7 100 98
Saskatchewan 534 62.4 50.3 95.9 11.8 naFootnote 4 na
AC Metcalfe
Alberta 98,300 67.8 47.6 94.5 12.8 98 92
Saskatchewan 47,412 66.3 46.2 93.3 12.5 97 79
Bentley
Alberta 5,700 64.6 54.0 96.7 12.3 na na
Saskatchewan 646 64.0 50.0 96.6 12.1 na na
CDC Copeland
Alberta 177,600 66.4 48.7 96.3 12.2 97 92
Saskatchewan 190,901 66.7 47.2 94.6 12.3 97 80
CDC Kindersley
Alberta 3,800 66.5 47.5 96.9 12.0 na na
Saskatchewan 439 66.6 44.6 95.2 11.5 98 94
CDC Meredith
Alberta 5,300 66.3 51.7 96.2 11.5 96 90
Saskatchewan 1,309 62.7 45.9 93.3 11.6 97 91
Newdale
Alberta 4,200 64.2 49.1 96.1 13.1 na na
Saskatchewan 1,186 63.0 42.4 91.0 13.0 99 88
Manitoba 8,220 65.8 45.0 96.9 12.0 97 92

Footnotes

Footnote 1

Total tonnage of composites received to date for the annual survey does not represent total volumes selected for malting.

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Footnote 2

Heavy Grade, over 6/64” sieve

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Footnote 3

Protein content predicted by Near Infrared Transmittance on whole grain (ASBC, Method Barley-7C)

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Footnote 4

na = not available at time of posting

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