Industry Updates

2012 Raw Materials Update: Hops

Craft brewers will use over half of the total U.S. hop crop within the next few years. In this two part Members-Only series, Chris Swersey, BA Technical Brewing Projects Coordinator examines the future of hops and barley, two key brewing pipeline ingredie

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2012 Raw Materials Update: Barley

Within 10 years craft brewers will use over 20 percent of the total U.S. malting barley supply. In this two part Members-Only series, Chris Swersey, BA Technical Brewing Projects Coordinator examines the future of barley and hops, two key brewing pipeline

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Barley Market: Changing Before Our Eyes

Chris Swersey, technical brewing projects coordinator for the Brewers Association looks at the possible effects of the dismantling of the Canadian Wheat Board, the 2011 crop and the future of the barley market.

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Malting Barley Crop Insurance

Barley growers use updated risk management tools when they choose to plant barley instead of other crops.

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Hop Breeding 101

Very basic information about hop breeding and resources.

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Annual USDA Hop Crop Acreage Report

Annual USDA hop acreage report contains some good news for craft brewers with several key aroma varieties seeing significant acreage increases

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