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Head of Extension’s Hops Project Featured in VT Digger

VT Digger describes Heather Darby, agronomist and soil scientist with UVM Extension and team leader of the Vermont Hops Project, as a “highly accomplished dynamo of a woman,” who has been testing varieties of hops on a one-acre “hops yard” in her hometown of Alburgh since the program’s inception in 2009. “The learning curve is so steep,” Darby says, adding, “I think we’re getting there.” Read the story...