Workshops

Hops Production Workshop July 14, 2018

Midwest Hop Producers and Nebraska Extension would love for you to join us for our Hops Field Day and Scouting Workshop!

Speakers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska Extension, as well as local growers and brewers will be presenting. Topics include hop yard design, irrigation, major pests and disease, weed management, as well as hearing a brewer’s perspective. Hands on in-field scouting, harvesting equipment display and an update on hop efforts across Nebraska including a pruning & training study and the growing of experimental varieties will also be provided. 

Location: Nebraska Hop Yards/Midwest Hop Producers, 18003 Club View Dr. Plattsmouth, NE 68048

Cost: The workshop is $150 per person for all attendees, and please note that the registration is non-refundable. Cost includes lunch, hand lens and field book.

Date: Saturday July 14, 2017 8:30am-4:30pm

Who should attend?
Anyone with an interest in hop production
Farmers looking for a high value specialty crop
New growers interested in learning more about scouting techniques
Home Brewers looking to raise their own hops
Extension agents, educators, etc.

 Workshop will be held outside rain or shine, so dress accordingly and plan for inclement weather. All attendees will need to preregister, as space is limited.

For information regarding accommodations, please send an email to info@midwesthopproducers.com or call (402) 296-0633.

Location: Southeast Community College, 537 Main Street, Plattsmouth, NE 68048