2011 Winter Hops Conference

Back by popular demand, UVM Extension’s Winter Hops Conference will be held at the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, VT on February 18th, 2011 from 10 am – 3:30 pm.  The 2nd Annual Winter Hops Conference will feature Dr. John Henning, a research plant geneticist for the USDA-ARS Hop Breeding and Genetics program and Oregon State University.  He will discuss strategies for achieving high quality hop production as well as the challenges and opportunities presented by a low-trellis system.  Further topics include hopyard trellis construction, the history of hops in Vermont, and a Brewer’s Panel made up of local brewers.  Cost of registration: $30 for members of the Northeast Hop Alliance, $40 for non-members.  Lunch included.  Please click on the links for further details.  Please RSVP by February 11th to UVM Extension at (802) 524-6501, or email me.  If you require accommodations to participate in this program, please let us know by February 11th so that we might assist you.

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