There are many resources available to farmers contributing to Michigan’s craft beverage industry. The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is committed to protecting and increasing the acreage that is used for farmland in the state, providing many resources to support the industry.
MAEAP – Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program
MDARD Crop Disaster Resources
Michigan State University Ag Bio Research
Michigan State University - Grapes
Michigan State University Extension - Malting Barley
MDARD Grants – There are many grants available to support different components of Michigan’s agriculture sector including Rural Development Grants, Value Add Processing Grants, and Specialty Crop Block Grants.
Michigan Craft Beverage Council Research – Research provided by the Council is available for use to help inform and improve the state’s agricultural practices.