Grower Resources

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.

Hop Management Guide - Michigan State University Extension

Spotted Lanternfly Biology - Michigan State University Extension

Estimated Cost of Producing Hops in Michigan - Michigan State University Extension

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

Michigan State University Plant & Pest Diagnostics

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.