2017 Conference Presentations

Keynote Presentation

The State of the Craft Beer Raw Material Supply Sector
Supply Chain and Economic Impact Assessment of Michigan’s Craft Beer Sector


Advanced Barley Agronomy
MSU Research Updates
Winter Malting Barley Production - Nagelkirk
Winter Malting Barley Production - Schramski
Malt 101
Developing Markets for Heritage Malts
What Craft Brewers Are Looking for in the Canadian Maritime Provinces
Barley Handling and Storage
Committing to 100 Percent Michigan 
Lessons Learned in Scaling Up at the Malthouse
Equipment Considerations in the Malthouse
Quality Control in the Malthouse
Cultivating Sustainability

Introduction to Hops

Hop Enterprise Budgets
Introduction to Irrigation
Hopyard Construction
Hop Cultivar Selection

Advanced Hop Production

Management of Hop Downy Mildew: Fungicide Efficacy and Cultivar Resistance
Irrigation Best Practices
Biology and Management of Spider Mites on Hops

Hop Breeding: Let’s Get it On

Combined Hop Sessions