Michigan State University Extension is proud to announce a new in-season webinar series to assist growers with real-time feedback and field updates all season long.  Join us for the Live Hop Production webinar series on the first Monday of each month (except September) from 12-1 p.m. EST for a discussion on current conditions and a look ahead to upcoming management milestones and emerging pests. Recordings of the webinar will also be available to registrants unable to attend live. See the detailed schedule below for more information. The series is free, but registration is required.

April 1, 2019

  •     Introduce 2019 MSU Hop Management Guide
  •     Weed control
  •     Fertilizer application (baby vs. mature plants)

 May 6, 2019

  •     Pruning
  •     Training
  •     Disking

June 3, 2019

  •     Irrigation
  •     Pest update

July 1, 2019

  •     Pest update
  •     When to stop N fertilization and why (on-farm, in beer)

Aug. 5, 2019

  •     Pest update
  •     Determining optimal harvest date

Sept. 3, 2019 (TUESDAY)

  •     Pest update
  •     Post-harvest practices in the field

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Registration for Live Hop Production Monthly Webinar Series is open.
Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on September 3, 2019.


Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For information contact Rob Sirrine at sirrine@msu.edu or Erin Lizotte at taylo548@msu.edu.