The love of hops is spreading like wild fire! The University of Maryland Extension and the Maryland Chapter of the Northeast Hop Alliance are excited to announce their first annual hops conference: Growing Hops in the East!! Click on the link for the full itinerary of this exciting day! This conference is designed for anyone [...]
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County in collaboration with Zerrillo’s Greenhouse is pleased to offer 12 different varieties of hops plants grown from first generation cuttings of virus-indexed stock purchased from Washington State’s Clean Plant Program. Varieties available include Ultra, Fuggle, Alpharoma, Teamaker, Cascade, Newport, Liberty, Willamette, and Perle. These plants will be sold in [...]
The UVM Extension 2013 Winter Hops Conference will take place on February 22, 2013 at The Essex in Essex, VT . Click here to download the flyer! We have an exciting day lined up, registration starts at 9 am, and the conference starts promptly at 9:30. We hope you can join us! Please note, last [...]
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Greetings all, The Northeast Hop Alliance and the wonderful folks at Foothill Hops are putting together a cooperative purchase for hop rhizomes, coir, and W-clips for the 2013 season. This offer is available to all NeHA members in good standing. If you haven’t paid your dues for 2013, or if you would like to become [...]
Greetings all, Registration is now open for the Cornell Fall Hops Conference and the Northeast Hop Alliance Annual Meeting, taking place in Morrisville, NY on Saturday, December 1, 2012. Please click on the link for full details. UVM Extension’s own Heather Darby will be speaking, along with a long list of other experts. This event [...]
Having a good idea of the pest and predator insect populations in your hopyard will aid you in pest control decision-making. Scouting is an essential aspect of Integrated Pest Management (IPM), and will help you identify pertinent pest and pest predators. The UVM Extension Northwest Crops and Soils Team has put together some resources to [...]
Japanese beetles can be a significant economic pest in hops, so proper identification and management decision-making are important if you are going to avoid losses. Check out our article Japanese Beetles in Hops in the Northeast for more information on Japanese beetles and some control options.