2013 Winter Hops Conference
Friday, February 22, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (PST)
Essex Junction, VT
The annual Winter Hops Conference will by held on February 22, 2013 in Essex Vermont. The day is looking to be most illuminating!
Graham Ollard, a hops crop consultant with Agrimanagement, Inc. located in the Yakima Valley in Washington has agreed to trek out to Vermont to share his knowledge.
Krista Delahunty and Jason Johnston from Aroostook Hops in Westfield, Maine will also be on hand to discuss the results of their Northeast SARE Farmer Grant, which looked at cover crops and irrigation in a Northeastern hopyard.
Brewers at Vermont Pub and Brewery and Bobcat Cafe and Brewery are also developing an educational sensory panel with the UVM Extension Northwest Crops and Soils Team to highlight the importance of proper drying and storage techniques.