Researchers from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station and Auburn University are hosting a free barley field day for growers who are interested in barley production in Alabama. This field day will include variety plot tours and management discussions at the Auburn University’s Tennessee Valley Regional Research & Extension Center. Lunch will be provided.


When: Tuesday, May 14, starting at 9 a.m.

Where: Tennessee Valley Research and Extension Center, Belle Mina

Registration: While this event is free, registration is preferred. Register here.


9:00 a.m. — Registration

 9:30 a.m.

  • Opening Remarks (David Harkins)
  • Travel to plots

 9:40 a.m.

  • Barley Variety Trials (Henry Jordan)
  • Barley Diseases (Amanda Scherer)
  • Plant Nutrition (Eros Francisco)
  • Barley Insects and Insecticides (Caitlyn Lawton & Scott Graham)

 10:30 a.m. — Barley Herbicide Discussion (David Russell)

 10:45 a.m. — Barley Contracts (Kaitlyn Williams, Hudson Alpha)

 11:00 a.m. — Barley Budgets (Wendiam Sawadgo)

 11:20 a.m.

  • Yellowhammer Brewing
  • Riverbend Malt House

 Noon — Lunch (Sponsored by Alabama Farm Credit)

More Information

For more information, contact Henry Jordan by email at