$80 – $300

Ohio Hop Conference 2020

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Courtyard by Marriott Springfield Downtown

100 South Fountain Avenue

Springfield, OH 45502

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Growing, unifying and educating the Ohio hops community.

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Registration includes all educational conference sessions, meals, happy hour and trade show. Social & Beer Tasting at Mother Stewarts Brewing Co. (walking distance from the hotel)

Here is the agenda:

Day 1

Friday, Feb. 21

Erin Lizotte, Michigan State Extension, and Dr. Rob Sirrine, Michigan State Extension (remotely): Horticultural Best Practices for Disease Management, Quality and Yield Benefits in Hops

Dr. Steve Culman and Brad Bergefurd, Ohio State Extension: Making Your Soil Work for You - An update on the Ohio Hops Soil study

Bill Urbanowicz, Spectrum Analytic: Test for the Best - Recommendations on soil/tissue sampling, interpreting results & agronomics

Zach Lilla, AAR Labs: A Matter of Time - Ideal harvest timing and indicators for quality hop crops

Erin Lizotte, Michigan State Extension: Controlling Insect Pests on Hops

Kevin Loftis, Mother Stewart’s Brewing Co.: From Bines to Steins - An overview of the brewing process, including hop characteristics needed during hopping, during boil, at flameout and dry hopping

Dave Volkman, Certified Cicerone: All-Ohio Hoppy Hour and Sensory Evaluation - Practice BJCP beer tasting techniques and sample 4 all-Ohio SMASH beers

Happy Hour at Mother Stewart’s Brewing Co.: Ohio-hopped beer sensory evaluation

Day 2

Saturday, Feb. 22

Jandi Adams, OHGG Chair: Ohio Hops Growers Guild Annual Meeting & Election

Josh Havill, University of Minnesota: The Maleficent Mildews

Melanie Wilt, Shift•ology Communication: Brewing Up Business - Practical marketing strategies to sell your hops and build your brand

Kevin Loftis, Mother Stewart’s Brewing Co.: What’s Brew with You? - Brewers share insights with growers on Ohio hop quality and usage

Growers share: Growing Together - A panel of growers shares their go-to tips and tricks for a successful hops operation

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Courtyard by Marriott Springfield Downtown

100 South Fountain Avenue

Springfield, OH 45502

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