Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Hops Production Meeting

Wednesday, November 18th. The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service will host a Hops production meeting at Camp New Life at the Mountain Research Station, Waynesville, NC from 1 - 5 pm.

Come learn about the challenges and opportunities of growing Hops, a new, exciting crop in Western North Carolina.

Topics Covered will include:

  • Site Selection and Soil requirements

  • Trellising Systems and cover crops

  • Disease, Pest and Weed management

  • Economic and budgets

  • A rep from the Eastern Hops Guild will be present to discuss the opportunities for communication and advantages of cooperation.

  • Current hops growers will be present to discuss their experiences!

Meeting Fee is $5. Payable at the Door. Cash Only!

Please RSVP to the Haywood County Extension Office:

Phone: 828.456.3575 or email at erin_freeman@ncsu.edu or tim_mathews@ncsu.edu

Directions Link: http://www.ncagr.gov/Research/MountainResearchStationWaynesville.htm

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