Update: Barley Workshop at Carrington re-scheduled for March 20


The Barley Workshop has been re-scheduled and will be held on March 20. 

Barley research at North Dakota State University and the Carrington Research Extension Center will be highlighted during a Barley Workshop to be held at the Carrington Research Extension Center.  A presentation on a new risk management tool by Cargill Malt Global Risk Management Specialist Joe Christianson will also be featured.

The day-long workshop will begin with registration at 9:30 AM and the program starting at 10 AM.  Lunch and breaks will be served free of charge.

Topics and speakers will be Vern Anderson, Animal Scientist, Carrington REC – Barley Feed Grain Update; Robert Brueggeman, NDSU Barley Pathologist – Disease Review and Management; Joe Christianson, Cargill Malt Global Risk Manager – Malting Barley Risk Management Tool; Greg Endres, Cropping Specialist, Carrington REC –Production Research Review: Weeds, Fertility and Rotations; Richard Horsley and Martin Hochhalter, NDSU Barley Breeding Program – New Generation Variety Development in Barley and Small Grains; Alberto Jimenez-Diaz, NDSU Barley and Malt Quality Project – Barley Quality in Malting and Brewing and Steve Metzger, Farm Business Management Instructor and Coordinator, Carrington REC – Business of Barley Production.

Sponsors include the American Malting Barley Association, Inc., Anheuser-Busch, Inc., Cargill Malt, the Institute of Barley and Malt Sciences, Malteurop North America, Inc., MillerCoors, the North Dakota Barley Council, Montana Wheat and Barley Growers Association, North Dakota Grain Growers Association, North Dakota State University Extension and the Carrington Research Extension Center, and Rahr Malting Company.

Lunch is free but pre-registration is requested.  To pre-register, contact Linda Schuster (701-652-2951) or Karen Hertsgaard (701-231-5384).

Source: NDSU Dept. of Plant Sciences