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(Wired)   Global warming could double the price of beer, increase TF to $10   ( divider line
    More: Repeat, Beer, climate change, barley, barley production, drought-resistant barley strains, new barley strains, barley farmers, Global warming  
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182 clicks; posted to Food » on 17 Oct 2018 at 11:13 AM (22 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2018-10-17 11:30:39 AM  
Ha! Jokes on you suckers! I drink exclusively Natty Ice, $1 a can. Can't argue with that. You can keep your Imperial Jenkem Ales!
2018-10-17 12:04:05 PM  
Barley is adapted to continental climates -- extremes of hot, dry summers and cold, wet winters.

Everything global warming is supposed to provide, barley is already adapted for.
2018-10-17 12:21:49 PM  
Oregon State University has developed dozens of varieties of barley that grow in many different environments. Malting barley's biggest problems are relatively low yields compared to wheat or corn and disease* resistant.

*most of the time the infected barley can still be sold as cattle feed.
2018-10-17 01:09:59 PM  
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