Malting barley variety trial data now available
Published on February 24, 2015
Despite challenging weather at harvest, results from the Michigan State University malting barley trial show potential for quality malting barley produced in northern Michigan.
2015 Great Lakes Hop and Barley Conference announced
Published on January 21, 2015
Save the date: April 10-11, 2015 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Is malting barley a practical crop for you?
Published on December 8, 2014
The fact that our state once sustained a substantial barley crop provides hope for the future, but does it make sense for your operation?
New resources help promote malting barley production in Michigan
Published on August 26, 2014
To fill the demand for local ingredients by our booming craft beer industry, both quality barley and quality malt must be produced.
Bringing barley back to the Michigan agricultural economy
Published on April 28, 2014
Due to the increasing demand for locally-sourced products in everything from the salads we eat to the beer we drink, barley, produced for malt, is being revisited as a potential crop for Michigan agriculture.
Malting barley varieties compared in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
Published on November 21, 2013
A Michigan State University Extension research trial tests 19 barley varieties for yield and seed quality.
Growing local barley for local beer-making
Published on October 1, 2013
Statewide interest in local barley has Michigan State University moving ahead with research on malting barley.
Do fungicides make sense for oats and barley in northern Michigan?
Published on November 14, 2011
Farmers are interested in the yield impact fungicides have on oats and barley, and MSU personnel are trying to find out.
Net blotch on winter barley
Published on May 22, 2008