The speakers and agenda have been updated finalized for our workshop. We have an outstanding line-up of speakers and topics. Regardless if you're a new grower or an existing member, you'll find plenty of practical information to help with your endeavors. The workshop page has all the details.
In addition to the MHGA's Annual Member Meeting & Workshop, Grow More Hops is hosting their 2nd Annual Midwest Hop Growers Conference. The conference will take place in Eau Claire, Wisconsin on Saturday February 20th and Sunday February 21st. You can find more details and register that the Grow More Hops website:
Registration is now open for this year's annual meeting and workshop on March 4th and 5th (Friday/Saturday). Just like last year, we're hosting a 2-day workshop in addition to the annual meeting where Friday will focus on new grower topics, while Saturday will have more advanced topics and the annual member meeting. We have some excellent presenters being lined up...more details on that to come.
You can view more details on the workshop and register here:
Check out the latest article and video showing how U of M Assistant Professor Angela Orshinsky and grad student Josh Havill have been leading much of the university's efforts to learn about growing hops in Minnesota and how they're educating and aiding our growers.
Here's a direct link to a video showing picking day at Might Axe Hops:
The MHGA is hosting a Downy Mildew Workshop this fall to help teach growers how to control this prevalent pest. The workshop is a free and open to the public. Lunch is on your own.
When: Friday, October 16, 2015
Where: Alderman Hall on the St. Paul Campus of the University of Minnesota
9:30 - 10:30 - Clarissa Hammond (MDA pesticide certification program)
10:30 - 11:30 - Dean Herzfeld (UMN pesticide certification expert)
11:30 - 12:30 - Lunch (on your own)
12:45 - 1:45 - Angela Orshinsky (UMN pathologist- disease identification and management recommendations)
1:45 - 2:45 - How to calculate your fungicide needs ( rates, volume, other factors in proper application)
Download the brochure
Please RSVP at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1mGJUYWCoaEerFF_K0tN93PF3gFhdrFxW8bBr-nwz70U/viewform