Hops

Vineyard and hop farm started by Palo Alto College (Texas)

Recently, the Palo Alto College broke ground on a vineyard and hops farm, located next to its community garden which is part of the local horticulture programme. The college viticulture and enology programme give students the opportunity to pursue careers in the wine and craft beer industries across Texas.

Collaboration to identify and grow disease resistant hops in the UK

Farmers and brewers are working together to identify and grow disease resistant hops in the UK, to accommodate the growing demand for environmentally friendly beer with locally sourced ingredients. Hops are vulnerable to disease and pests in the UK’s temperate climate, leaving conventional growers heavily reliant upon a dwindling number of agro-chemicals. In the case …

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Webinar takes place to highlight Arkansas’ hop potential

A webinar was organized, on August 19th, by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and held by its horticulture experts to shed light on the development of local hop production capabilities. The aim of the webinar was to insure and highlight the specialized knowledge being developed to facilitate beer production in the state. 

Yakima Chief Hops launched a product making fresh hops available to brewers and globally year-round

Fresh hops provide an almost unattainable freshness to a beer when used properly and the Company has developed a flash freezing process to retain the delicate nuances of fresh hops. These un-kilned hops have their lupulin glands preserved from both a physical and aromatic perspective. The Company initiated the initiative under the Frozen Fresh Hops …

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