Date: August 10Free scouting workshop for hop growers to review the major pests, how to scout for and identify them, as well as management considerations.
Location: Hopyards of Kent 11908 Elkins St NE Greenville, MI 48838
Date: August 13Free scouting workshop for hop growers to review the major pests, how to scout for and identify them, as well as management considerations.
Location: Northwest Michigan Horticultural Research Center 6686 South Center Hwy Traverse City, MI 49684
Date: August 14Join this field day and tour to learn more about hops, including production, start-up costs, plant care, disease and insect management, trellis construction quality control.
Location: MSU Horticultural Research Center, 6686 South Center Highway, Traverse City, MI 49684
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
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
Downy mildew infections are widespread due to spring conditions that were ideal for fungal growth and difficult for fungicide application.
Posted on June 5, 2015 1:31pm by Erin Lizotte
Frost and freeze weather events set hop bines back in some Michigan locations last week. Most varieties tolerate frost well and undamaged bines have continued to expand.
Posted on May 28, 2015 9:26am by Erin Lizotte