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Hops Field Night Aug. 15

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Aug. 15, 2013 | 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm

OSU South Centers Endeavor Center, Room 160
1862 Shyville Rd
Piketon, OH

OSU South Centers and the OSU Department of Entomology will showcase their newly established hops research planting and malting barley research. This research is evaluating  new hop cultivars, innovative hop production techniques, insect and disease control methods, harvesting, processing and marketing techniques that can be adopted by Ohio farmers to provide hops for Ohio's increasing brewing industry.

Learn the basics on these topics:¨ Trellis Construction¨ Planting of Rhizomes¨ Training of Vines¨ Drip Irrigation¨ Landscape Fabric -Weed Control¨ Insect Management¨ Food Safety & Good Agricultural Practices (GAPS)¨ Hops for Ohio Microbreweries¨ Harvesting¨ Processing¨ Marketing Techniques¨ Disease Control¨ Variety Evaluations¨ Yard Establishment Economics¨ And more!

Hosted by: Brad Bergefurd, OSU Extension HorticulturistRegistration Fee: $10 per person (light dinner to be provided). Registration Deadline: Aug. 8, 2013. To register, contact Charissa McGlothin at 740.289.2071 Ext. 132 or [email protected]  Attendees should come prepared to be out in the fields.  Please indicate any special needs when you register. Seats are limited. 

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