University of Vermont

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5th Annual Hops Conference

February 27, 2014 

Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center
*Live broadcast also available

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Join us for our 2014 5th Annual Hops Conference. You will receive updates from the UVM Hops Program on cover crop experiments, potato leafhopper experiments, variety trials, beneficial insects, crowning projects, weed control and equipment.

Guest speakers will also include Dr. Thomas Shellhammer, an expert in hops chemistry from Oregon State University, Chris Lattak who works with irrigation systems from Michigan, Steve Miller from Cornell University who will talk about projects in New York on hop petiole testing and crop analysis, Oregon Hops Grower Tony Weathers, Quebec Agronomist Julien Venne who will talk about hop production in his region, and Vermont Pub & Brewery owner Steve Polewacyk and brewer Russ FitzPatrick who will talk about evaluating and scoring local hops.


Please register online below. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Susan Brouillette at 802-524-6501 or 1-800-639-2130 or by February 13, 2014 so we may assist you.


Thanks to our sponsors for helping make the conference possible.

Platinum Level
  • Fehr
Silver Level
  • SolarUS
Bronze Level
  • Bundschuh's Greenhouse
  • Hopunion
  • Steenland Manufacturing
  • Vermont Pub and Brewery

Any reference to commercial products, trade names, or brand names is for information only, and no endorsement or approval is intended.

Last modified February 26 2014 09:46 AM