Entries by Andrea Day

Coal Plan to be Redeveloped into Clean Power Site

Detroit News – https://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/michigan/2018/10/21/michigan-coal-plant-redevelopment-clean-energy/38231819/ Litchfield, Mich. – A Michigan company is turning a former coal-fired power plant into a clean energy facility. Michigan Hub, Inc. recently broke ground on the $100 million project at the Endicott Generating Plant in Litchfield. The 44-acre energy park will provide up to 168 megawatts of power to tenants, adjacent industrial facilities […]

Michigan Coal Plant to be Redeveloped into Clean-Power Site

Associated Press – https://www.apnews.com/3a76ce5008c74f4498da81c5675f24c3 LITCHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan company is turning a former coal-fired power plant into a clean energy facility. Michigan Hub, Inc. recently broke ground on the $100 million project at the Endicott Generating Plant in Litchfield. The 44-acre energy park will provide up to 168 megawatts of power to tenants, adjacent […]

Michigan Coal Plant to be Redeveloped into Clean-Power Site

Midland Daily News – https://www.ourmidland.com/news/article/Michigan-coal-plant-to-be-redeveloped-into-13324582.php#photo-16370071  LITCHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan company is turning a former coal-fired power plant into a clean energy facility. Michigan Hub, Inc. recently broke ground on the $100 million project at the Endicott Generating Plant in Litchfield. The 44-acre energy park will provide up to 168 megawatts of power to tenants, […]

Commercial-Scale Malting Facility a “Game-Changer” for State’s Craft Beverage Supply Chain

MiBiz – https://mibiz.com/sections/manufacturing/commercial-scale-malting-facility-a-game-changer-for-state-s-craft-beverage-supply-chain?highlight=WyJtYWx0IiwibWFsdCdzIl0= LITCHFIELD — A group of investors plans to open a commercial-scale malting and grain-processing facility about an hour east of Kalamazoo to serve the region’s growing craft beverage industry. Independent Barley & Malt Inc. is in the process of wrapping up its remaining financing and intends to break ground in April 2019 on […]

IB&M Sponsors KBS Desserts with Discussion Event

Desserts with Discussion: The Comeback of Spartan Barley for the Michigan Brewing Industry Barley, combined with hops, yeast and water, it is one of the four essential components of almost any beer. Currently, most barley grown in Michigan originates in North Dakota and central Canada, regions with different climatic and environmental conditions. That is until […]

IB&M Planting the Seed in Litchfield, MI

A winter barley test plot, supplied by major seed company used for demonstration was planted September, 2018 in Litchfield, Michigan. We partnered with KBS and other local farmers to help choose varieties, and our goal is to test a couple different varieties.

IB&M Sponsors ALL KBS 2018 Field Days

The Michigan State University malting barley research program is excited to showcase the research underway for the 2018 crop season. The MSU Malting Barley Field Day in Hickory Corners starts at 8 a.m. with registration and refreshments, followed by an educational program featuring MSU researchers, representatives from the barley seed industry and a tour of the research plots. Station […]

IB&M Sponsors Great Lakes Hops & Barley Conference

The conference will feature a track on hop as well as barley and malt for designed for both growers and brewers. Several prominent speakers from around the country will be on hand to discuss: horticultural practices, pest and disease control, harvest and post-harvest practices, nutrient management, and much more. The conference will feature a pre-conference […]