2019 Great Lakes Hop and Barley Conference

Date: February 28, 2019 - March 2, 2019
Location: Park Place Hotel and Conference Center, 300 E State St, Traverse City, MI 49684
Contact: Betsy Braid, braidbet@msu.edu, 517-884-7081

Attend the fifth annual conference, February 28-March 2 at the Park Place Hotel and Conference Center in Traverse City, 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, February 28 and then focus on more advanced topics on Friday and Saturday, March 1-2.

More information regarding the conference, including the agenda, registration cost and sessions will be posted in December 2018.

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