Welcome!

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.

News

Northeast Dry Bean Production Guide Now Available

Thanks to a grant from Northeast SARE, we have developed a guide on growing, harvesting, and storing dry beans for Northeast growing conditions.

See the guide at: http://www.uvm.edu/extension/cropsoil/wp-content/uploads/NEDryBeanProductionGuide2016.pdf

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Click here to view the Preliminary Results from our 2016 Winter Wheat Variety Trials, which evaluated 34 winter wheat varieties.

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Upcoming Events

    We have picked a tentative date for our Annual 2017 Grain Growers Conference – Thursday, March 23, 2017 at The Essex Resort. Mark your calendars and save the date!

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