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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

  • Biere Barley withdrawn

    May 29, 2020

    Following unseasonable yield responses in 2019,  GrainSearch has decided to withdraw Biere from the malt accreditation program and from commercial sale.  GrainSearch has made this decision, as it is committed to commercialising only the best suited cereal varieties. With support from AGRIvision in 2019, GrainSearch had 4 large Biere production crops under evaluation around the Wimmera/Sthn Mallee region.  Unfortunately, despite a favourable season for most of the 4 growers, Biere’s yield in each case was not close to matching other standard commercial varieties grown on the farms. Despite promising results in previous season trials, Biere has shown itself to be…