Date(s) - February 24, 2016 - February 25, 2016
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


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Three concurrent sessions will be offered for hops and malting barley growers. There will be hops beginner sessions that are geared toward new growers, advance hops grower sessions that are geared toward growers with a few
years of experience. sessions that are for malting barley growers.

The trade show will be open all day both days of the conference.

Presentation topics:

Malting Barley in Ohio

Mechanical Harvesting of Hops

Pelletizing and Processing Hops

Planting for Profits

Growing for the Brewing Market

Overview & Managing Diseases

Collaborative Hop & Barley Marketing

Giving Hops a Jump start

Management for Beneficial Insects

Overview of 2015 Hop Pests

Hop Plant Propagation & Sales

Cover Crops for Soil Health

Weed Control & Herbicide Options

Management of Nitrogen in Hops



Cost: $175 for two days*; $100 for one day*

Attending both days (full price) or one day (half price) to hear educational speakers from Ohio State, other universities, growers, and the brewing industry; lunch and snacks for both days for full price, or half price for one day; flash drive with presentations, conference booklet with vendor, speaker, and other program information and access to the Trade Show. Deadline to register: Feb. 5.

Hops & Malting Barley Banquet
Cost: $50 and is optional. This cost is in addition to the conference fee.



Vendor Information


For more information on registration contact Charissa Gardner or 740.289.2071 Ext. 132.

For more information on hops contact Brad Bergefurd or 740.289.2071 Ext. 136.

Sponsored by Ohio State University