Northern Crops Institute

Barley and Malt Quality: A Field to Brewhouse Perspective

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Barley and Malt Quality: A Field to Brewhouse Perspective

Course Details:

Dates: June 4 - 6, 2024
Location: Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
Registration Fee: $1,500.00
Registration Deadline: May 13, 2024

Course Overview:

Join Northern Crops Institute (NCI) on the Montana State University Campus in Bozeman, MT for an in-person course on Barley and Malt Quality: A Field to Brewhouse Perspective. This course will provide information to participants who are looking for hands-on experience in techniques used in barley breeding, utilizing barley and malt quality testing equipment, and grain marketing.

Participants of this course will learn from a group of internationally recognized experts, who will give an overview of the factors impacting barley and malt quality from field to brewhouse. Lectures, discussion sessions, participatory laboratory demonstrations, and tours will provide participants with the knowledge to understand malt processing and to effectively interpret barley and malt analyses.

Major Topics:

  1. Growth and Development of Barley
  2. Technology of Malting
  3. Food Safety Consideration for Maltsters
  4. Malt Engineering Concepts
  5. The Chemistry of Malt Flavor and Color
  6. Barley Malt Economics
  7. And more!

Why Should You Register?

Barley has been an important part of Montana’s agriculture, and the state has ranked as a top-three producers of barley since the 1930’s. Today, MSU has numerous faculty and staff members who work full-to-part time on diverse areas of barley research and extension. This course is an excellent opportunity to learn from internationally recognized experts from industry, academics, and government. This course will provide an intensive overview in all things Barley and Malt. Attendees will leave the course having enhanced their malt and brewing knowledge.

Who Should Attend?

Barley and Malt Quality will be beneficial to barley and malt growers, processors, and craft brewers. This course will be especially intriguing to those interested in enhancing their malt and brewing knowledge. This course is for those that have interest in learning and gaining great hands on experience when it comes to barely and malt quality. Taking live tours and viewing demonstrations will help to amplify any participants knowledge.

How Do I Register?

Barley and Malting Quality: A Field to Brewhouse Perspective will be an in-person course. We encourage you to enroll early through our website. For your course fee, you will receive access to course materials, transportation during the course, and some meals. Other meals are on your own. Travel expenses and hotel are also the responsibility of the participants. Course enrollment is limited to 25 individuals.

Registration Fee: $1,500.00
Registration Deadline: May 13, 2024

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Cancellation Policies:

Requests to cancel a registration must be received on or before May 13, 2024 to receive a full refund. Requests to cancel a registration after that date will receive credit for a future NCI course that is good for 1 year. If NCI is forced to cancel this course, all registered participants will be immediately contacted, and each will receive a full refund within 10 business days. Substitutions may be made up to 7 days before the course begins. To read our full Event Refund & Cancellation Policy, click here.

25 seats available.
Price: $1,500.00

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