Those considering production of hops should consider attending the following event in Starksboro, VT. In collaboration with Champlain Valley Hops, UVM Extension is hosting an event at their hop yard that you are invited to attend. You will hear from Julian Post and Peter Briggs, of Champlain Valley Hops, on how they established their hop yard which includes 26 acres trellised and 18 acres planted hops. They will talk about weed management and irrigation strategies. You will also hear updated hop research information from Heather Darby and her team. It is a free event, but UVM is asking that you pre-register by 9/25. To register, go online to https://champlainvalleyhops.eventbrite.com or call Susan at 802-524-6501 ext. 432.
ESTABLISHING YOUR HOP YARD (click to view flyer)
WHEN: Friday, Sept. 28, 2018
TIME: 10 a.m. to noon
WHERE: 5459 Route 116, Starksboro, VT 05487