Langham (Rural Roots Canada) – SaskBarley has released a new podcast series looking back at 50 years of barley breeding in Western Canada.

One of the varieties highlight during the podcast series is Harrington malt barley.

“That barley variety really put Canada on the map for malt production,” SaskBarley Research and Extension Manager Mitchell Japp talking about Harrington barley developed by the Crop Development Centre plant breed Bryan Harvey and Brian Rossnagel in the early 1980s.

SaskBarley has launched its latest podcast series celebrating the development of many different barley varieties. Japp talks about the work that has gone into developing the series and the excitement around it.

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