On behalf of Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Cornell Cooperative Extension, we are pleased to announce the 5th Empire State Barley and Malt Summit to be offered virtually and free to all on December 16th, 2021 from 9:30 AM until noon!
The program will include keynote speakers Harmonie Bettenhausen (Director, Hartwick College Center for Craft Food and Beverage) speaking on ‘’Managing malt quality in a difficult year”, and Mark Sorrells (Professor, Cornell University) speaking on “The malting barley variety and seed pipeline: Excelsior Gold and beyond”. We will hear updates on the use of local malts and grains by the state’s brewing and distilling industries. In addition, a panel of New York State grain growers and maltsters will discuss "Next opportunities from farms to malthouses”.
To reserve your spot, please register at the following URL:
The official program can be found on Cornell Field Crop’s website: (https://cals.cornell.edu/field-crops/small-grains/malting-barley/virtual-empire-state-barley-and-malt-summit ).
We hope to “see” you on December 16th!
Gary Bergstrom & Cheryl Thayer