The Northern Grain Growers Association is a “farm grown” organization that started in 2004 and now has over 60 members including growers, malsters, bakers, food system enthusiasts, food business owners, distributors and more! We focus on plant breeding, organic seed saving, variety improvement, and broadly all aspects of grain production – conventional, organic, and in between. 
Read more about our association and find details on how to become a member by clicking here.


The 12th Annual Grain Growers Conference is scheduled for March 17th, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at The Essex Resort & Spa in Essex, VT.  Our keynote speaker is author and environmentalist Bill McKibben, who is also the founder of 350.org, the first planet-wide, grassroots climate change movement.

View the conference flyer or visit the conference registration page to register today!

The UVM Cereal Grain and Hops Quality Analysis Testing Laboratory  tests for commercial grain and hop analysis. When samples are submitted, please be sure  to send along payment and completed sample submission forms. Cereal grain samples should use this Submission Form. Hop samples should use this Submission Form.