Date: August 15Join this field day and tour to learn more about hops, including production, start-up costs, plant care, disease and insect management, trellis systems and construction.
Location: MSU Horticultural Research Center (6686 South Center Highway, Traverse City, MI 49684)
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MSUE Hops News
Hops production gaining traction in the Thumb counties for Michigan craft beers, tourism, and potentially food too!
Posted on July 21, 2014 1:37pm by Andy Northrop
Growers should be on the lookout for increasing potato leafhopper populations and Japanese beetles, as well as continue scouting for downy mildew.
Posted on July 8, 2014 10:00am by Erin Lizotte
IPM collaborations continue, MSU Extension hops programs announced.
Posted on July 3, 2014 9:58am by Rob Sirrine
Proper Nitrogen application and timing is crucial for maximizing hop yields.
Posted on June 23, 2014 2:11pm by Rob Sirrine
With ample rain, warm temperatures and high humidity, hop growers should be diligent in applying protectant fungicide applications against downy mildew.
Posted on June 19, 2014 1:22pm by Erin Lizotte
Growers should be scouting for downy mildew, two-spotted spider mites and potato leafhopper this week. MSU Extension will be tracking hop development this season and providing growers with relevant pest management information.
Posted on June 6, 2014 11:26am by Erin Lizotte
Date of training can affect yield and cone quality.
Posted on June 6, 2014 11:15am by Rob Sirrine
Many hop growers use sheep for weed control, to control sucker regrowth and for soil fertility.
Posted on May 23, 2014 3:50pm by Rob Sirrine
Opportunity for Michigan hop growers to stand-up and be counted.
Posted on May 23, 2014 2:35pm by Rob Sirrine
During spring 2014, weather-related planting delays created serious challenges for field crop producers throughout Michigan. Resources are available to help farmers address the challenges of a cool, wet spring and delayed planting.
Posted on May 19, 2014 11:51am by Mike Staton