Barley Field

 Speakers and Topics to Include:

Barley Varieties and Management 
Winter Barley Hardiness
Double Cropping Soybeans after Winter Barley
Malthouse Updates and Requirements
Seed Industry Update
Other Small Grains for the Brewing and Distilling Industries

* Final agenda pending, please check back later for further details*

Kellogg Biological Station Field Day

June 20th

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

 Kellogg Biological Station
9702 N 40th Street
Hickory Corners, MI 49060
 
This field day will feature guided tours of the research plots that include winter and spring variety and management trials. Additionally, attendees will hear from speakers in the research, farming, and malting industry who will offer their respective insight on malting barley in Michigan. Dr. Brook Wilke will also present on past, current, and potential future research surrounding malting barley. A free networking lunch provided by industry sponsors will also be provided to registered attendees.
 

Thumb Region Field Day

June 27th

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

 Don Shelagowski Farm
804 Wetters Road

Kawkawlin, MI 48631

This event will feature winter malting barley variety and performance trials evaluating 27 varieties at the Don Shelagowski Farm. Speakers will include professionals from the malting and distilling, seed, and farming industries. Dr. Dean Baas will also present on past, current, and potential future research surrounding malting barley. A free networking dinner provided by industry sponsors will also be provided to registered attendees.

Registration is highly encouraged, and those interested are welcome to attend both field days.

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Registration for Malting Barley Field Days is open.
Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on June 26, 2019.

Accommodations

Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For information regarding additional event details or sponsorship opportunities contact Brook Wilke (wilkebro@msu.edu), or Dean Baas (baasdean@msu.edu).