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Great Lakes Hop and Barley Conference 2020

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Attend the sixth annual Great Lakes Hop and Barley Conference in the Ann Arbor area! 

The conference will feature an introductory pre-conference for beginners on March 5, individual hop and barley tracks covering advanced topics on March 6, and an exciting plenary session as well as an offsite tasting and beer pairing on March 7. The tracks are 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, storage and quality, profitability and much more. In addition, the results of several research trials will be provided.

Pre-Conference Registration: $50 per person
Full Registration: $225 per person
Saturday Brewery Event: $30 per person

  • The pre-conference registration rate includes admittance only to the Introduction to Hop and Barley Production session on Thursday, March 5 from 1-5 p.m.
  • Full registration includes admittance into the Friday keynote presentation, the educational sessions, as well as breakfast, lunch and the Michigan Brewers Guild Reception on Friday, as well as breakfast, keynote presentation and industry updates on Saturday morning.
  • Saturday Brewery Event includes admittance to the guided tasting looking at malts, hops and processes, along with a beer pairing lunch at a local brewery from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

Please visit the website for more information and to register for this event.