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Malt Barley Workshop - March 15th

OSU Extension Union County is hosting a half day workshop for growers interested in learning about malting barley. Malting barley acres have increased in Ohio with a growing craft brewery industry. While new markets exist for Ohio grown barley, malting barley markets have different quality and protein standards than feed-grade barley traditionally grown in Ohio making it a very different crop to manage. This workshop offers an opportunity to learn more about managing malting barley.

Pre-registration is required. For registration and other event details click here. The agenda includes the following topics:

  • 1:00p-1:45p Brad Bergefurd, OSU Extension Educator, Scioto County and South Centers: Development of the Ohio malting barley and hops industry to meet needs of a rapidly growing craft brewing industry.

  • 1:45p-2:30p Laura Lindsey, OSU Assistant Professor, Soybean and Small Grain Production: Agronomic Management of Ohio Winter Malting Barley

  • 2:30p-3:15p Eric Stockinger, OSU Associate Professor, Horticulture and Crop Science, OSU/OARDC: Identifying and developing winter malting barley adapted to the Great Lakes, Midwestern, and Northeastern State regions

  • 3:15p-3:30p Break

  • 3:30p-4:15p Pierce Paul, OSU Professor, Plant Pathology, OSU/OARDC: Barley Diseases and Management

  • 4:15p-5:00p Mark Loux, OSU Professor, Horticulture and Crop Science: Weed Management in Barley

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