Hop Summer Field Days scheduled in July

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Contact: Carl Duley, 608-685-6256, carl.duley@buffalocounty.com

 

Hop growers are invited to attend a Field Day hosted by University of Wisconsin-Extension and featuring plant and insect specialists. The same program will be held July 15 near Waterloo, Wis. and July 16 near Arkansaw, Wis.

Presenters and topics are:
— Dr. David Gent, USDA – Oregon State University, Hop Disease and Production Specialist; “Assessing Hop Plant Health”
— Dr. Amanda Gevens, UW-Extension Plant Pathologist; “Hop Plant Disease Evaluation”
— Bryan Jensen, UW-Extension IPM Coordinator; “What’s Bugging Your Hops”

The field day will also include field tours of a hop yard.

The July 15 Field Day will be held from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. at NuSolutions Agronomy – Dave Buss, N1926 County Highway II, Warterloo, Wisconsin.

The July 16 Field Day will be held from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Ag Resource, Inc. – Luke Albers at N5988 County Rd N, Arkansaw, Wisconsin.

Please register by July 10 to ensure adequate numbers of materials and refreshments are available. Cost of the program is $20 and is payable at the door. To register, please contact Carl Duley by email at carl.duley@ces.uwex.edu or by phone at 608-685-6265.

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