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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 Tennessee Valley Research and Extension Center. Lunch will be provided.


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

Where: Tennessee Valley Research and Extension Center—9494 Experimental Loop, Madison, AL 35756


While this event is free, registration is preferred. Individuals who preregister for the event will be entered into a drawing for an Auburn agriculture hat. Attendees must be present to win.

Register for the Barley Field Day


9:00 a.m.

  • Registration

9:30 a.m.

  • Opening Remarks—David Harkins, Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station

Travel to Plots

9:40 a.m.

  • Barley Variety Trials—Henry Jordan, Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Barley Diseases—Amanda Scherer, Alabama Extension at Auburn University
  • Plant Nutrition—Eros Francisco, Alabama Extension at Auburn University
  • Barley Insects and Insecticides
    • Caitlyn Lawton, Auburn University
    • Scott Graham, Alabama Extension at Auburn University

10:30 a.m.

  • Barley Herbicides—David Russell, Alabama Extension at Auburn University

10:45 a.m.

  • Barley Contracts—Kaitlyn Williams, Hudson Alpha

11:00 a.m.

  • Barley Budgets—Wendiam Sawadgo, Alabama Extension at Auburn University

11:20 a.m.

  • Yellowhammer Brewing
  • Riverbend Malt House


  • Lunch—Sponsored by Alabama Farm Credit

More Information

For more information, contact Henry Jordan by email at henryj@auburn.edu.