Michigan Craft Beverage Council

Research Priorities

  • Climate change impacts affecting Michigan’s craft beverage agricultural supply chain and sustainable craft beverage business development.
  • Crop quality analysis for hops, fruit, barley, grain, or other agricultural inputs that are used in craft beverage production and can be grown in Michigan.
  • New varieties for hops, fruit, barley, rye, or other agricultural inputs that are used in craft beverage production and are well-suited to be grown in Michigan.
  • Sustainable water-use and wastewater discharge projects; including wastewater analysis of craft beverage business types in Michigan, effective wastewater pretreatment strategies, and best management practices.

Updated August 2021