Frost seeding can be a good option in Northeastern hopyards. Establishing a solid intercrop can help keep down weedy species, and in the case of legumes, can add fertility to your soil. Frost seeding should occur in the early spring when the ground freezes at night and thaws during the day. While frost seeding can [...]
Greetings, We are excited to announce that the variety trial report developed from data collected in 2012 is now available! It’s long, but there’s a lot of really good information in there, including yield comparisons from the first and second year of harvest, brew values for the 19 publicly available varieties in the UVM Extension [...]
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Seats are filling up quickly for the 2013 UVM Extension Winter Hops Conference! Don’t delay, this event usually sells out! February 22nd will be a day jam-packed with hoppy information, you don’t want to miss it. To register, please follow the link: http://www.uvm.edu/extension/hopsconference
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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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.