Interested in growing hops?
Here you will find all you need to know about growing hops in the Great Lakes Region. Recent hop shortages, growing appeal with specialty beers, and the desire for organic and locally sourced agricultural products have resulted in increasing interest in local hop production by farmers, brewers, and backyard enthusiasts throughout Michigan. If you are new to hops production or just interested in learning about this novel crop, please visit the Getting Started page for information. Finally, the Hop Growers of America 2013 Statistical Report has been released HGA_Stat_Pack_2014.pdf
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MSUE Hops News
Growers who experienced storm damage are encouraged to contact the Farm Service Agency.
Posted on August 3, 2015 3:24pm by Erin Lizotte
Hot and dry weather has led to high twospotted spider mite populations in some Michigan hopyards.
Posted on July 31, 2015 2:42pm by Erin Lizotte
2016 North American Hop Convention and Brau Beviale Trade Show announced!
Posted on July 20, 2015 12:34pm by Rob Sirrine
Hop Commissions hold meetings on appropriate “Hop spray application technology”
Posted on July 20, 2015 11:40am by Rob Sirrine
Several important hop meetings will be held over the summer that could be informative for new and experienced hop growers
Posted on July 20, 2015 11:27am by Rob Sirrine
Food Hub offers space for value-added agricultural producers.
Posted on July 17, 2015 2:00pm by Rob Sirrine
Japanese beetles have arrived in southern and central Michigan, and potato leafhopper populations are building.
Posted on July 13, 2015 1:42pm by Erin Lizotte
Come learn about best scouting practices in the field at the Aug. 10 and 13 hop workshops.
Posted on July 10, 2015 12:18pm by Erin Lizotte
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has approved the use of Presidio by Michigan hop farmers.
Posted on July 3, 2015 1:09pm by Erin Lizotte
Downy mildew continues to be a problem for growers, with difficult spray weather and weed control issues likely contributing to the problem. Potato leafhopper are present in significant numbers and twospotted spider mites are visible at low levels.
Posted on June 11, 2015 9:40am by Erin Lizotte