January 10–12, 2108
Radisson Plaza Hotel at Kalamazoo Center & Wings Event Center
1st Quarter Board Meeting & General Assembly
Saturday, January 13, 2108
11am – 2pm
Lansing Brewing Company
518 E. Shiawassee St., Lansing, MI 48912
Board Meeting: 11am–Noon
The Board Meeting is open to membership. We will be discussing the general business of the association, approve former minutes, review and approve financial statements, and other pertinent business.
Main meeting: Noon–2pm
Topics and speakers have not yet been determined, so we’ll be taking suggestions as to what you would like to discuss in the main part of the meeting.
American Hop Convention and 2018 Hop Research Council Winter Meeting
January 23rd – 26, 2018
Palm Desert, California
check back for details
Great Lakes Hop and Barley Conference
March 12–14, 2108
Radisson Plaza Hotel
The conference will feature a track on hop as well as barley and malt for designed for both growers and brewers. Several prominent speakers from around the country will be on hand to discuss: horticultural practices, pest and disease control, harvest and post-harvest practices, nutrient management, and much more. There is a pre-conference hop introductory track on Monday, March 12 and then a focus on advanced hop production along with barley and malt topics on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 13-14.