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Malt Academy

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Holiday Inn & Suites Red Deer South

Gasoline Alley

Red Deer County, AB T4E 1B3

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Learn the start to finish process of malting barley in a two day course in Red Deer, Alberta. March 30-31, 2020.

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Are you an Alberta producer growing barley, thinking about growing barley, or just interested in the malting/brewing process? Come learn about malt barley from the field to beer!

Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre (CMBTC), in collaboration with Alberta Barley is hosting the first-ever Producer Malt Academy this winter on March 30-31, 2020 at the Holiday Inn, Red Deer, Alberta. The course at a small cost of $100 early bird rate for Alberta farmer-members to attend.

Email Megan Evans at mevans@albertawheatbarley.com to inquire or sign up!

Hotel Room Block:

  • Holiday Inn Gasoline Alley - $119.99/night
  • Call 403-348-8485 before February 29
  • Use block code: AWB

Learn more about CMBTC here http://cmbtc.com.

Two-day Malting Overview Course Agenda

Day 1 - Monday, March 30

8:30 a.m. - Welcome & Introduction - Peter Watts, CMBTC

9:00 a.m. - Malting 101 - Dr. Yueshu Li, CMBTC

10:00 a.m. - Break

10:15 a.m. - Practical Session I: Intro Malting Systems - Aaron Onio, CMBTC

11:00 a.m. - Practical Session II: Barley Quality - Germination Energy - Aaron Onio, CMBTC

12:00 p.m. - Lunch

1:00 p.m. - Barley Selection - Rich Joy, Canada Malting

1:45 p.m. - Canadian Barley Production & New Varieties - Peter Watts, CMBTC

2:30 p.m. - Break

2:45 p.m. - Exporting Malting Barley - Jon White, Viterra

4:00 p.m. - Adjorn & Social Event

Day 2 - Monday, March 31

8:30 a.m. - Global Malting & Brewing Industry Overview - Peter Watts, CMBTC

9:15 a.m. - Malting Barley Breeding - Dr. Patricia Juskiw, Field Crop Development Centre

10:00 a.m. - Break

10:15 a.m. - Practical Session III: Examining Green Malt - Aaron Onio, CMBTC

11:15 a.m. - Growing Malting Barley - Scott Keller, Producer

12:00 p.m. - Lunch

1:30 p.m. - Tour of Rahr Malting

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Gasoline Alley

Red Deer County, AB T4E 1B3

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