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2019 Hops Field Day - Alternative Crops Research at GCREC

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University Of Florida-Gulf Coast Research And Education Center

14625 County Road 672

Wimauma, FL 33598

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Why attend?

  • We just expanded our hop yard from 0.8 to 2.2 acres – we have the largest hop yard in Florida!​
  • You will see hop cones getting ready to be harvested!​
  • Our presentations will cover everything about growing hops in Florida, including hop yard construction, cultivar selection, photoperiod manipulation, cultural practices, and pest management!
  • One pesticide CEU!​

Who should attend?​
Anyone who is interested in learning about hops – growers, commercial/home breweries, home gardeners, nurseries, industry representatives, researchers, extension agents, students, etc.​

Agenda​

9:30 a.m.
Registration (in the lobby)

10:00 a.m.
Welcome - Dr. Jack Rechcigl, Center Director, GCREC

10:20-11:50 a.m.
Field tour

12:00 p.m.
Lunch

Presentations
12:40 p.m.
Overview of the Florida hop industry - Simon Bollin, Agribusiness Development Manager, Hillsborough County Economic Development
12:50 p.m.
Hops variety trials in Florida under extended day length - Dr. Zhanao Deng, Plant Breeder, GCREC
1:10 p.m.
Management practices for Florida hops in the first and second years - Dr. Aleyda Acosta Rangel, Postdoctoral Associate, GCREC
1:30 p.m.
Common diseases of hops – a Florida perspective - Dr. Gary Vallad, Plant Pathologist, GCREC
1:50 p.m.
Spider mites and other pests of Florida hops - Dr. Hugh Smith, Entomologist, GCREC
2:05 p.m.
Nematodes on Florida hops – latest updates - Dr. Johan Desaeger, Nematologist, GCREC
2:20 p.m.
Hop yard construction with short and tall V-shaped trellises - Dr. Shinsuke Agehara, Plant Physiologist, GCREC
2:40 pm
Open discussion and survey

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For more information, please visit our facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/393977421183514) or contact Shinsuke Agehara, 813-419-6583 or sagehara@ufl.edu.


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University Of Florida-Gulf Coast Research And Education Center

14625 County Road 672

Wimauma, FL 33598

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