2017 NDSU Barley Field School (July)
Jul 18, 2017 05:30 PM
Jul 21, 2017 12:30 PM
|Contact Name||Karen Hertsgaard|
|Contact Phone||701-231-5384 (O); 701-318-4839 (C)|
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Institute of Barley and Malt Sciences
North Dakota Barley Council
Sixth Annual Barley Field School
The sixth annual North Dakota State University Barley Field School will be held July 18-21, 2017 in Fargo, North Dakota. Presenters will include NDSU barley researchers, barley industry managers and barley growers.
Registration for the Barley Field School is $500, which includes transportation to all events, lunches and a social and dinner on Tuesday evening. Other meals are on your own. Travel expenses are your responsibility.
Discount: Registrants who completed the “Barley and Malting Quality: A Field to Brewhouse Perspective” short course at the Northern Crops Institute at NDSU in October 2016 and registrants whose colleague attended the July 2016 Barley Field School will receive a $50 discount on registration. Please contact Karen Hertsgaard prior to registering for information on how to receive this discount.
Register online at: http://bit.ly/1nO7RvM.
No deadline has been set for registration, however, hotel reservations must be made by June 18, 2017 (see below).
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Radisson Hotel Fargo at the rate of $103 plus tax. These rooms are available at this rate until June 18, 2017. To reserve a room, call the hotel directly and ask for the NDSU Barley Field School room block.
Please contact Karen Hertsgaard with questions at 701-231-5384 (O), 701-318-4839 (C) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Opening reception Tuesday evening. Classes held 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 19 through 12:30 p.m. Friday, July 21.
Tuesday, July 18
- Evening social and dinner
Wednesday, July 19
- Lectures on Barley Growth Stages and Management, Malting Barley Growing Practices and Effects on Malt Quality, Barley Breeding Basics
- Hands-on Greenhouse Session - Barley Breeding/Crossing Demonstration
- Tours of NDSU Laboratory and Field Research Facilities including Barley and Malt Quality Labs, Barley Pathology Nursery, Campus Plots, and Agronomy Seed Farm
Thursday, July 20
- Lectures on Barley Harvest and Storage
- Tours of a Commercial Agriculture Elevator Facility, a Small Grain Farm and NDSU Research Plots
Friday, July 21
- Lectures on Barley Malt Quality and Barley Risk Management
- Demonstration of NDSU Commodity Trading Room
- Grower Panel Discussion