See Hops at Upcoming Annual Field Day, July 28

Bird's eye view of our hopyard.

Bird’s eye view of our hopyard.

WHAT:  UVM Extension Northwest Crops and Soils Field Day

WHEN:  Thursday, July 28, 2016

TIME: 10 am to 3:30 pm

WHERE: Borderview Farm, 146 Line Road, Alburgh, VT

If you haven’t had a chance to sign up for our Annual Crops & Soils Field Day, register today, as it is just around the corner.  Our theme this year is “Eat It, Drink It, Feed It, Fuel It – Conducting Food System Research Crop by Crop” and we will be featuring the end-products made from the crops we’ve been researching at a ‘Tasting Tent.’

We will be touring the hopyard along with other research trials we are conducting. Hops specific presentations will include:

  • Small-scale harvesters by hopsharvester.com
  • Fertility in our hopyard
  • Pest scouting and identification
  • On-going research trials on Biofungicides and crowning
  • Q and A with the team
Folks tour the hopyard at past annual field day.

Folks tour the hopyard at past annual field day.

Highlights of the day will also include:

  • Tour of research trials
  • New research crops including industrial hemp and milkweed
  • Tasting Tent – several Vermont businesses with locally grown products
  • Innovative equipment
  • Organic weed control strategies
  • BBQ chicken lunch
  • And much, much more!

Register today!! Cost is $25 per person (non-farmer) and $10 per farmer.  Includes lunch and CCA credits.

See you at the Field Day! And until then, keep calm and hop on…

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