OSU Barley Day, June 8

Tanner Sheahan
CPS Tangent

The OSU Barley Breeding program headed by Pat Hayes is hosting a Barley Day on Friday June 8th. This is a great opportunity to learn a lot about barley production and the breeding program at OSU. There's a lot of work being done in both malting barley's and feed varieties.

There is more information available at Barley World.

Here's a copy of the agenda for the day:

     Barley Day
     Oregon State University
     June 8, 2012
     Please RSVP by May 14, 2012
           (Email Pat Hayes to RSVP)
       9:00 – 12: Program overview
Hyslop Farm: 3455 NE Granger Rd. Corvallis, OR 97330
    9:00 Meet, greet, and travel to plots
    9:30 Malting variety development: from six-row to two-row
   10:00 Food variety development: beyond beta glucan
   10:30 The T-CAP Project: integrating gene discovery and breeding
   10:45 Diseases and The World Core Collection
   11:15 Nitrogen Use Efficiency and The Facultative/Winter Panel
   11:45  Future directions
   12:00 Lunch on your own
       2:00 – 5:00  In-depth sessions
Hyslop Farm: 3455 NE Granger Rd. Corvallis, OR 97330
   Malting variety development
   Food variety development
   Nitrogen Use Efficiency and canopy spectral reflectance
   Diseases and genome wide association mapping
Campus: 3050 Campus Way. Corvallis, OR 97331
   Doubled haploid production
   Malting & brewing research
   Barley foods research

5:00 - Tasting the fruits of barley research 
   Location(s) TBA