Hop Fertility Management in the Northeast

The increasing acreage of hops in the Northeast has prompted the need for fertility guidelines for this new and emerging crop. Unfortunately there has been no regional data generated to determine hop nutrient requirements for our soils and climate. Some basic fertility guidelines can be developed from research and information available from the Pacific Northwest …

Rhizome time!

We have received a lot of calls lately on when to plant hops and how to store them until they are ready for their permanent home.  Most of you who have ordered rhizomes to be planted this year will have already received them.  When you plant them depends a lot on how cold and wet …

Community Educator – NYS Hops Specialist Job Posting

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County, in conjunction with the Northeast Hop Alliance, is hiring a Community Educator – NYS Hops Specialist. The CCE Educator will work with growers throughout New York State to re-establish commercial specialty hop production. The CCE educator will: • Provide growers with the knowledge and resources to produce high quality …

Rhizome bulk order

Hi All, The Northeast Hop Alliance is organizing a bulk rhizome order.  (You should really join the NeHA…)  The deadline is January 14th.  Prices reflect the current number of orders placed, and does not include shipping and handling, which will depend on order size and supplier.  Download the .pdf hop rhizome order form. Download the …

Cornell Cooperative Extension is hiring a hops specialist

Some very exciting news out of New York State: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County is currently looking for applicants for a Community Educator who specializes in hops. This is the job description; please pass the word far and wide. Deadline for applications is February 5, 2011. We at UVM Extension are looking forward to …

Study up!

To quote the Gorst Valley guys on the Hops 101 and 201 courses:  “The 101 class throws information at the participants so fast it is compared to drinking from a fire hose.  So to continue the analogy, 201 is like bellying up to the water tower itself.”  Study up for the  courses by reviewing Jason …

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