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  • Bottler Barley update (January 2023)

    March 16, 2023

    Bottler Barley is now being commercialised & EPR collected by Seednet.  For information, please contact Seednet 1300 799 246 or email Link:

  • Bottler Barley receives Malt Accreditation (March 2022)

    March 5, 2022

    Bottler is now Malt Accrediated. Bottler was submitted by GrainSearch  with Bottler being accredited as Malting Barley following the evaluation trials conducted in association with the Malting and Brewing Industry Barley Technical Committee (MBIBTC) assessment, under the Barley Australia malting barley evaluation process.Bottler is a medium rainfall, mid-season maturity variety from GrainSearch. This is a high fermentability variety, well suited to the export arket. Bottler is suited to environments where RGT Planet and Westminster are grown. For new growers looking for seed in 2022, please contact Seednet. Malting Barley Accreditation for Two New Varieties, 4 March 2022

  • GrainSearch Wheat & Barley Evaluation Trials – Oct 2020

    October 9, 2020

    Recently GrainSearch recorded a video with Southern Farming Systems (SFS) to highlight the current trials we have located at their main trial site at Inverleigh, Victoria. The video below shows some of the steps that we take along the variety development pathway – from hand sowing 5g-20g of seed we receive straight from Quarantine, through to the selection and seed multiplication of our next hopeful wheat and/or barley variety. As noted, GrainSearch full utilises the End Point Royalties it receives from its current commercial varieties; Manning, Revenue and Beaufort (Wheats) and Westminster (Barley) – in our quest to find the…

  • GrainSearch News Update – July 2020

    July 24, 2020

    Read about GrainSearch’s latest news related to its new varieties nearing commercial release and progress of its R&D Evaluation program.  Click on the link below. GrainSearch Cereal Update July 2020 WEB

  • Bottler Barley Progress

    May 28, 2020

    May 2020: Bottler barley is continuing to progress through the Barley Australia Malt Accreditation program. One Victorian grown sample of malt grain was submitted to Plot Malting from the 2018/19 harvest season.  A further two samples have been submitted from this season’ harvest and the final outcome for Stage 1 should be known at the latest, by February 2021. Barrett Burston Malting (BBM) will also continue to evaluate commercial Bottler Malt 1 grain in 2020 from selected crops harvested in Vic and WA in 2019/20. Crops have been sown again in WA and Vic in 2020, for BBM to procure…