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hops rhizome season!

hops rhizome season!

Posted by Rebecca Kneen on

Finally, spring has appeared! The frogs are singing, the redwing blackbirds have arrived, and we have lambs on the farm. It's taken a while - especially compared to last spring, which was practically midsummer by now. Constant rain has kept our fields cold and unworkable for a long time, but we are finally able to get into our yards and start digging rhizomes. We will be done digging in the next few days, and will start cutting, grading and packaging after that. We hope to be shipping within two weeks. We'll be letting everyone know when their rhizomes ship, with...

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Hops resources

Hops resources

Posted by Rebecca Kneen on

With the season for making big decisions about hops upon us, here's some interesting resources which may help you figure out what to buy and how to determine your cost of production and capital costs. Persephone Brewing has done some good research - find it here. Ontario's Ministry of Ag has a whole section on hops production, we wonder why the BC Ministry hasn't caught up? OMAFRA's page links to lots of other information sources as well. We couldn't do this without mentioning our own manual.... shameless plug! Brewers Association (US) Cost of hops production (please note that this is...

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