Barley Australia Announces the Results of Malting Barley Evaluation Trials. It is with great pleasure that the Board of Barley Australia announces the successful accreditation of one new variety: RGT Planet RGT Planet was submitted by Seed Force and accredited as Malting Barley following the evaluation trials conducted in association with the Malting and Brewing Industry Barley Technical Committee (MBIBTC) assessment under the Barley Australia malting barley evaluation process. RGT Planet was entered into the program as a high yielding spring barley with a robust agronomic profile. It is most suited to producing malt for brewers with a high fermentability and thus will be well matched for many domestic and export markets. As with all previous accreditations, it is the market that will determine the success of this new variety. The Barley Australia malting barley evaluation and accreditation process is recognised as the required standard for the determination of malting barley for all new Australian malting barley varieties. Barley Australia congratulates Seed Force and those personnel that have worked to bring this variety to the marketplace, and its uptake and commercial response will be watched with interest. The Barley Australia website has been updated for Accredited varieties to reflect the status of other varieties under evaluation. Preferred varieties will also updated very soon. Details can be found at www.barleyaustralia.com.au. Ends.