2020 Great Lakes Hop and Barley Conference

March 5, 2020 - March 7, 2020

Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest, 1275 S Huron St, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Contact: Betsy Braid, braidbet@msu.edu, 517-884-7081

Attend the sixth annual conference, March 5-7 at the Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest in Ann Arbor, Mich. 

The conference will feature a track on hop as well as barley and malt for designed for both growers and brewers. Several prominent speakers from around the country will be on hand to discuss: horticultural practices, pest and disease control, harvest and post-harvest practices, nutrient management, and much more. 

There will also be a brewer/grower networking session that focuses on hop and malt barley quality. The networking session will provide growers with a better idea of quality requirements and help align the supply of Michigan grown hops and malt barley with brewer needs.

The conference will feature a pre-conference introductory track on Thursday, March 5 and then focus on more advanced topics on Friday and Saturday, March 6-7.


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