Hops

Stacy Adams examines hops on bines growing on Nebraska's East Campus. Adams is leading a multi-year, state-funded study to see if hops can be reliably grown and used as an alternative crop for farmers in the Cornhusker State. (Photos by Craig Chandler, University Communications)
Stacy Adams examines hops on bines growing on Nebraska's East Campus. Adams is leading a multi-year, state-funded study to see if hops can be reliably grown and used as an alternative crop for farmers in the Cornhusker State. (Photos by Craig Chandler, University Communication)

Nebraska Research Assists State’s Craft Brewing Industry January 19, 2018

From field and lab to brew kettle and marketplace, research from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is helping further the Cornhusker State’s burgeoning craft brewing industry.

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Registration Open for Nebraska Hops Grower, Brewer Conference September 27, 2017

University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension presents the 2nd Annual Nebraska Grower and Brewer Conference and Trade Show Jan. 18 and 19 at the Embassy Suites Downtown in Omaha.

The two-day conference will feature a variety of sessions for hop growers and craft brewers.

Prominent speakers from across the country will discuss:

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Crop Diseases Confirmed by PPDC Sept. 1-20 September 21, 2017

Diseases confirmed in samples submitted to the UNL Plant and Pest Diagnostic Lab since September 1, 2017 for corn, soybean, sorghum and hops.

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Hops Workshop July 19 at Panhandle REC in Scottsbluff June 30, 2017

The University of Nebraska and the University of Wyoming will be hosting a hops workshop July 19 at the UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff, one of five Nebraska sites evaluating the suitability of various hop varieties for production.

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Hop bines
Figure 1. Hop bines growing at Midwest Hop Producers' hops yard in Plattsmouth.

Hops Field Day and Scouting Workshop July 22 June 27, 2017

Registration is open for the Hops Field Day and Scouting Workshop July 22 in Plattsmouth. Topics will include hop yard design, irrigation, major pests and diseases, and weed management. Hands-on in-field scouting, harvesting equipment displays, and an update on hop-growing efforts statewide will be included.

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