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In the News (Fri 19 Apr 19)

  
  Hop Gardening
Hops are native to the temperate zones of the northern hemisphere.
Hops don't have to be grown on an 18' trellis.
At maturity, the hop aroma is at its strongest and is measured by crushing a cone and smelling it.
www.freshops.com /gardening.html   (2708 words)

  
 Hop (plant) - Wikipedia
Hop is een kruidachtige linksom windende klimplant die ook in het wild voorkomt in Nederland en België.
Daarom is het in teelt-gebieden wettelijk vastgelegd dat mannelijke planten zo snel mogelijk moeten worden vernietigd.
Hop werkt medicinaal: het is rustgevend en slaapverwekkend en wordt dus ook vaak met dit doel in thee verwerkt.
nl.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hop_(plant)#Het_verbouwen_van_hop   (802 words)

  
 Hop
Cuttings are planted in hills with a spacing of approximately 8 × 8 ft at a planting density of 800 hills/acre.
Hop aphids and spider mites are the most important of these pests, but wire-worms, root weevils, omnivorous leaf tiers, western spotted cucumber beetles, corn earworms, and several species of cutworm may also require control measures in some years.
Most hop are bleached and conditioned by sulfur dioxide fumes blown through the hop during the drying process (1 to 4 oz of sulfur/100 lb of green hop).
www.hort.purdue.edu /newcrop/afcm/hop.html   (3980 words)

  
 HOP
The hop plant is a hardy perennial that grows to Zone 3 and is a native of Europe, Western Asia and North America.
The hops must be quickly dried and used as these compounds are easily broken down in a light catalyzed reaction to give a skunky or catty flavor; this is why most beer bottles are dark.
The hop plant may be propagated by dividing the roots or separating the rooted stems and suckers of the female plant in the spring.
extension.oregonstate.edu /sorec/mg/herbanrenewal/hop.htm   (1066 words)

  
 Hop plant - HOP   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A perennial, the hop plant dies back after the first frost and this is the time it We normally have hop plants available from December through to April.
The hop plant (Humulus lupulus) is a perennial that produces climbing annual vines from a perennial crown and rootstock.
The hop plant is a hardy perennial that grows to Zone 3 and is a native of
foil-transfer.yournetpath.com /?q=foil-transfer-hop-plant   (279 words)

  
 PSES home
Hop, Humulus lupulus L. (Urticales: Cannabaceae), is a perennial plant related to nettles and cannabis (hemp) that annually produces climbing stems from a perennial rootstock and crown.
The commercial hop is a female plant with flowers (burrs) produced on side arms that develop along the stem.
Fertile male plants are not tolerated in commercial hop yards as their pollen causes seeds to be produced reducing the brewing quality of the cones.
www.ag.uidaho.edu /pses/Research/r_ent_hoppest_plant.htm   (197 words)

  
 Economic Botany Leaflets
The bitterness of the hop is used to balance the sweetness of the malt, and the essential oils add a flavor and aroma which cannot be achieved by using any other plant.
The flowers of this plant arise from the axils of the leaves, The hop is dioecious with the male flowers in loose bunches or panicles, 3 to 5 inches long.
Hops appear to have been used in the breweries of the Netherlands in the beginning of the fourteenth century.
www.siu.edu /~ebl/leaflets/hops.htm   (1658 words)

  
 hops microbrewery beer and ale, blue and gray, fredericksburg, virginia
Plant in early spring once the threat of frost is gone but no later than May. The soil should be worked into a fine, mellow condition prior to planting.
A hop quarantine in the state of Oregon prohibits hop plants and all plant parts, except kiln dried cones, from entry into the state directly, indirectly, diverted or reconsigned.
Hop plants are extremely sensitive to soil residues of the pesticides heptachlor and chlordane.
www.blueandgraybrewingco.com /hopsfarm.cfm   (2209 words)

  
 Hop
Hop is adapted to a wide range of climatic conditions; ample moisture early followed by warm, dry weather is ideal.
Cuttings are planted in hills with a spacing of approximately 8 x 8 ft at a planting density of 800 hills/acre.
Hop plants are subject to attack by a large number of insects and other pests.
corn.agronomy.wisc.edu /AlternativeCrops/Hop.htm   (3975 words)

  
 PSES home
The number of plants checked in each field will depend on a number of factors, including, the number of fields that need to be checked each week, the size of the fields, the size of the hop plants (larger plants will require more time to check), and the availability of scouts.
Plants or plant debris left in fields after harvest may harbor large numbers of overwintering cleistothecia or conidia that can infect aerial buds.
Scratching hop fields using a light harrow may also be an effective means of reducing primary infections due to powdery mildew on aerial buds.
www.ag.uidaho.edu /pses/Research/r_ent_hoppest_powderymildew.htm   (1945 words)

  
 Oregon Hop Commission Agriculture Brewing Beer Farming Hops Varieties
Plant in early spring once the threat of frost is gone but no later than May. The soil should be worked into a fine, mellow condition prior to planting.
A hop quarantine in the state of Oregon prohibits hop plants and all plant parts, except kiln dried cones, from entry into the state directly, indirectly, diverted or reconsigned.
Hop plants are extremely sensitive to soil residues of the pesticides heptachlor and chlordane.
oregonhops.org /culture2.html   (2012 words)

  
 Nelson Marlborough Farming - New hop extraction plant
First planted in the Nelson region over 150 years ago by the early settlers, the crop flourished in our ideal climate at the required latitude of between 35-45 degrees, and it soon became the only centre of production in New Zealand, and arguably the best in the southern hemisphere.
The europeans began removing the male plants from the dioecious crop while at the New Zealand Hop Research Station, the late Dr R.H. Roborgh, followed a breeding programme to combine both the aroma and alpha yield to produce the worlds first triploid hop plants.
Plants with an odd number of chromosomes found to produce virtually sterile seedless fruit while retaining the flavour and composition of the originals.
www.sp.co.nz /rural_news/articles/hops.html   (543 words)

  
 Hop Production
The hop plant is a dioecious plant, meaning there is a difference between the male and female plants.
The female plant produces the cone that is used in brewing, and the male serves the purpose of pollinating (2).The hop plant has a short growing season, it needs only 120 warm days to fully mature (3).
Once the hop plant has been grown, the cones removed, dried, and processed, it is sent on to the brewery, where it will go through the next step of becoming part a liquid we call beer.
www.wsu.edu /~gmhyde/433_web_pages/433brewing-web-pages2000/brewing2-site/hop-production.htm   (770 words)

  
 Hop Disease and Pest Symptoms
Unhealthy plants become susceptible to attack by Disease and Insects.The first steps in reducing problems is the initial soil preparation, nutrient supplies and watering.
Growth dwarfed and thin: overall plant is light green in color and turning yellow in the late season.
Planting borders of flowers such as African marigold, nasturiums and garlic plants will help deter the numbers in the early stages of growth.
www.freshops.com /nutrient.html   (1053 words)

  
 Hop Production at the Hop Shop, Castle Farm, Kent
Hops have been grown at Castle Farm for over 300 years for their use as an essential preservative and flavouring in the brewing of beer.
Always planted on the best soil on a farm, hops are very vigorous, sending out long shoots which are trained to climb up strings to a height of 16 - 18ft.
In the hop growing areas of England, hop bines (the full length of the hop plant, twined up a string) have always been used for decoration along the beams of old farmhouse kitchens, on top of dressers and over the bar in pubs and hotels.
www.hopshop.co.uk /hopprod.asp   (423 words)

  
 Hop Glossary - terms used in hop production   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The part of the hop plant that is used in brewing
Hop which is added to the copper or kettle in the early stages of the brewing process
Young hop plant propagated for transplanting to its permanent position in a hop garden
www.hops.co.uk /Glossary.htm   (248 words)

  
 Hop Powdery Mildew: Management Strategies for the Pacific Northwest
Hop plants of the highly susceptible cultivar ‘Symphony’ were propagated from greenwood cuttings (6), planted in Sunshine Mix #1 (SunGro Horticulture, Bellevue, WA) in 15-cm pots, and grown under greenhouse conditions.
Plants were inoculated with a handheld atomizer and placed into growth chambers with a 15h day length (~300 mmol) set at 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27, or 30°C. Although it is generally recognized that conidia of many powdery mildews lyse when suspended in water, some powdery mildews, including S.
Most of the Oregon acreage is planted in varieties that appear to be less susceptible to powdery mildew, while in Washington a high percentage of the acreage is planted to highly susceptible varieties.
www.plantmanagementnetwork.org /pub/php/research/hop   (3127 words)

  
 The Man's Garden - Hops www.mansgarden.com
Hops are so vigorous, in fact, that their tendency to run wild in cultivated fields is commemorated in the second part of their botanical name: Lupulus means "wolflike." The cone blossoms of the female vine are the best that homebrewers are concerned about.
Diseases Downy Mildew This disease is caused by the fungus Pseudoperonospora humuli.
Abiotic Wilt Hop plants are extremely sensitive to soil residues of the pesticides heptachlor and chlordane.
www.mansgarden.com /hops.html   (2143 words)

  
 Hops Beer Wine Brewing Supplies Equipment
The hop plant itself consists of 4 major components: The crown which consists of the roots and rhizomes, the central stem known as the bine or vine, the leaves and the flowers or hop cones.
The rhizome of the hop plant is an underground stem that stays in the ground from year-to-year and is the real perennial part of the plant.
Hops like a southern exposure, but eastern or western will work, the plants just won’t grow as well.
hoptech.com /cart/cart.php?target=category&category_id=311   (458 words)

  
 U.S. Hop Industry Plant Protection Committee's 2004 Strategy | Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program | US EPA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As Germany and the U.S. produce 60% of the world’s supply of hops, international trade of hops is facilitated when growers in both countries have a similar set of pest and disease management tools available, and consistent MRLs are established in both countries.
The primary research focus will be on the biology, epidemiology, and control of plant pathogens, particularly powdery and downy mildew, with secondary emphasis on the integration of horticultural and pest management practices to reduce inputs while increasing economic return.
A mechanism to lure beneficial arthropod species into hop yards prior to the build-up of aphid and mite populations to damaging levels is needed.
www.epa.gov /oppbppd1/PESP/strategies/2004/ushippc04.htm   (2189 words)

  
 Growing Your Own Hops
The male plant is only used to pollinate female plants and to breed new varieties while the female plant grows the all-important flowers that are used in brewing.
Planting of the rhizome is done in late winter or early spring, August or September being good months to plant.
Hops also need to be dried in the dark so I built a cardboard cover that allows plenty of airflow while keeping the hop cones out of the light.
oz.craftbrewer.org /Library/Methods/Brad/GrowHops.shtml   (1434 words)

  
 In the Back Yard: Article from Zymurgy® 1997 Special Issue
Hops are very thirsty plants, but their roots will rot if allowed to stand in water.
Hops normally are propagated from rhizomes that are available from March to May, thus planting is usually done during this time.
Stir one-quarter ounce hops plus one teaspoon sugar into two cups of boiling water (the sugar is needed because the hop resins are nearly insoluble in plain water.) Next, reduce the heat and simmer with the lid on for 30 minutes.
home.netcom.com /~dluzanp/backyard.htm   (3184 words)

  
 Oregon Hop Commission Agriculture Brewing Beer Farming Hops Varieties
The hop plant is native to Europe, Asia, and North America.
It resembles a pine cone in structure and shape, but the hop cone is smaller in size, and soft, with delicate light petals.
Hop farming is a fascinating and unique agricultural crop.
www.oregonhops.org /culture.html   (160 words)

  
 Hip Hop Logic: Hip Hop Culture & Politics
Hip hop's man in New Orleans, Ethan Brown, points out that New Orleans has already passed last year's murder count of 161 and is now over 180.
The protesters are calling on New Era to end racist practices at the Mobile plant, to stop its systematic intimidation of pro-union workers, and to reinstate the more-than-20 Mobile workers who were fired during the recent union campaign.
Bomani Armah, the hip hop artist/poet responsible for the cultural phenomenon 'Read A Book,' has released "Jena 6," a song dedicated to furthering the Movement supporting six young Black men, their families, and community, suffering from injustice and the abuse of power in the state of Louisiana.
www.netweed.com /hiphoplogic   (3013 words)

  
 Floridata: Justicia brandegeana
The popular shrimp plant grows in clumps of weak, twiggy stems that get 3-5 ft (1-1.5 m) tall, 3 ft (1 m) wide, and may spread to form a large colony.
Shrimp plant is killed to the ground by hard frosts but usually recovers quickly when warm weather returns.
In cooler climates, shrimp plant is grown in a container, to be brought indoors in winter.
www.floridata.com /ref/j/just_bra.cfm   (327 words)

  
 Hop Aroma and Flavor
Hop oils are made up primarily of a hydrocarbon fraction, (containing only H and C), and an oxygenated fraction (H, C and O).
Hop essential oils, like hop bitter resins, are easily lost during storage due to their susceptibility to oxidation.
The consensus is that the marvelous hop aroma and flavor we all enjoy is probably due to a synergistic combination of hop oil compounds and their oxidation and fermentation products, some of which may have not even been discovered yet.
www.realbeer.com /hops/aroma.html   (2606 words)

  
 Hops Beer Wine Brewing Supplies Equipment   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The hop plant itself consists of 4 major components: The crown which consists of the roots and rhizomes, the central stem known as the bine or vine, the leaves and the flowers or hop cones.
The rhizome of the hop plant is an underground stem that stays in the ground from year-to-year and is the real perennial par of the plant Your hops will arrive in some mulch.
Hops like a southern exposure, but eastern or western will work, the plants just won’t grow as well.
www.hoptech.com /cart/cart.php?target=category&category_id=311   (496 words)

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