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…

New Ohio Craft Malthouse Supplies Malt Bill to Double Winner of Indiana Brewers Cup

Columbus Grove, Ohio – In February of this year, Barley Five Malt House began malting and selling their first batches of pale malt to local breweries and homebrewers. Selling one of their first batches to the prize-winning homebrewer, Ben Martin, who used the malt in brews that would win him first place in both the…

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…

Cover Crops & Water Quality Facts Sheets, Infographics, and Slide Set Now Available from SARE

The Cover Crops and Water Quality resources now available from SARE include five fact sheets, three infographics, and one PowerPoint slide set. Together, these resources address the role of cover crops in nutrient management, erosion, infiltration and soil organic matter. Resulting from a synthesis of scientific literature documenting the impacts of cover crops on water…

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…