Nebraska Grower and Brewer Conference & Trade Show 2018


University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension presents the 2nd Annual Nebraska Grower and Brewer Conference & Trade Show on Thursday, January 18th and Friday, January 19th, 2018.

The conference will feature a variety of sessions for hop growers and craft brewer throughout the two day event. Several prominent speakers from around the country will be on hand to discuss: market outlook, horticultural practices of growing hops, pest and disease control, harvest and post-harvest practices, nutrient management, legal and regulatory topics, water sciences, marketing and branding, crop and brewery insurance, barley and malting, and much more.

A networking reception featuring a Nebraska-hopped beer, brewed specifically for this conference, will be held Thursday evening, January 18th and is open to all conference attendees.

This event is sponsored by Nebraska's Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Nebraska Hop Growers Association, Nebraska Craft Brewers Guild, and Midwest Hop Producers, LLC.

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Attendees have the option to reserve rooms at the host hotel at a discounted rate of $124, with self-parking included. To reserve at the exclusive rate, follow the booking link:

For organizations interested in sending multiple attendees to the conference, discounted prices for the full conference are as follows: 1 - $200, 2 - $150 each, 3 or more - $125 each. To purchase these tickets, contact Katie Kreuser at or 402-430-9017. Please be prepared to mail a check if purchasing discounted tickets for the full event.

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