Agricultural Economic Report No. (AER-745) 35 pp

November 1996

Economic Implications of Cleaning Barley in the United States

The costs of cleaning barley beyond the current level of cleanliness would outweigh the potential benefits. There is little commercial interest in the cleaning of barley moving into domestic malting and feed barley markets. The export market demand is primarily for feed barley.

Keywords: agricultural economics, barley, feed grains, grain exports

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