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Take this brief survey on identifying obstacles to economically and environmentally sustainable hop production.
Posted on August 25, 2014 12:53pm by Erin Lizotte
In addition to dry matter testing, it is important to determine alpha acid levels before harvesting hops.
Posted on August 22, 2014 3:37pm by Diane Brown
As harvest approaches, growers should continue to scout for a number of pests and diseases, including aphids.
Posted on August 22, 2014 1:08pm by Erin Lizotte
Determining the correct harvest date for hops is a mix of art and science and has a big impact on the quality of the final product.
Posted on August 21, 2014 3:09pm by Erin Lizotte
Free, educational sessions on cherries, grapes and hops are open to all at the Northwest Michigan Horticulture Research Center annual open house in Traverse City, Michigan.
Posted on August 19, 2014 2:08pm by Nikki Rothwell
With cones developing in Michigan hopyards, many growers continue to battle downy mildew and should carefully consider their management programs as harvest approaches.
Posted on August 8, 2014 11:09am by Erin Lizotte
The MSU nutrient management plot tour on Sept. 10 will highlight applied field research to improve plant and soil health and fertilizer practices.
Posted on August 8, 2014 8:56am by George Silva
Scouting for hop pests and diseases is critical to environmental and economic sustainability. Come learn about best scouting practices in the field.
Posted on August 6, 2014 3:02pm by Erin Lizotte
Two-spotted spider mite populations are high and growers should carefully monitor for this pest that can affect cone quality and act as a contaminate pest at harvest. Potato leafhopper and downy mildew continue to be observed.
Posted on August 1, 2014 6:04pm by Erin Lizotte
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