We chat with Peter Watts, Managing Director of the Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre (CMBTC) about barley markets, strong demand from China for malt and now feed barley, and expectations for where the market might go for the rest of 2021.

We cover everything from the sensory panel at CMBTC, including beer tasting at 10:30 AM, to CMBTC’s customer support when fusarium head blight affected Canadian barley, to CMBTC missions and adaptations of those missions during COVID-19 restrictions.

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