AMBA Recommended Malting Barley Varieties for 2019

Each year, the American Malting Barley Association (AMBA) releases its list of recommended malting barley varieties to US growers. AMBA is a nonprofit trade association of 76 brewing, distilling and malting companies that are end users of US malting barley. The list is meant to inform US producers which malting barley varieties the industry intends to use in the…

Call for Board of Directors Candidates 2019

Call for Board of Directors Nominations The Craft Maltsters Guild has a total of four (4) Board of Directors seats that will be up for election at our annual meeting on Sunday, February 3rd: Two seats for Member Malthouses One seat for Allied Trade members One seat for Developing/International members We are looking for candidates…

Western SARE Funding Opportunity for Graduate Students

Apply for Western SARE $25,000 Research and Education Project The Graduate Student projects address issues in sustainable agriculture of current and potential importance to the western region. They include both a research and outreach component. These grants provide a maximum of $25,000 and may last for up to two years. Those eligible to apply are masters or…

Northeast SARE Now Accepting Farmer Grant Applications

Farmer Grant Applications Due November 27, 2018 Northeast SARE offers grants to farmers to conduct research addressing issues that affect farming and the food system in the Northeast. Competitive proposals offer innovation through techniques that test a new idea or apply a known idea in a new way. Reviewers look to fund projects that are well-designed…

Distilling Research Grant Auction 2018 Launched

The American Distilling Institute is proud to announce a new initiative that will support craft distilling by funding scientific research. The newly formed non-profit Distilling Research Grant (DRG) will be funded from an online auction site filled with donations from world-class vendors. The funds will be dispersed to distillers and distilling industry researchers by an independent Advisory Committee composed…

Western SARE Professional Development Program Call for Proposals

Western SARE’s Call for Proposals for the Professional Development Program has been released. Deadline is November 7, 2018, noon MST. Professional Development Program (PDP) Grants are aimed at helping Cooperative Extension Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service and other agricultural professionals in the Western Region increase their understanding and proficiency in sustainable agriculture. These grants focus on training agricultural professionals to help them spread…

Heirloom Malt Brewing Award Nominees Announced

Ten nominated breweries have been chosen by the RMI Analytic Heirloom Malt Brewing Award 2018 jury, headed by Sylvia Kopp of the Brewers Association. Ms. Kopp and her team of 4 international judges selected the best beer recipes out of 28 candidates from 9 countries. The 10 nominees will compete for the RMI Analytics Heirloom Malt…