Hands-on, Hop IPM Workshops 2016

Date: July 14, 2016 - August 11, 2016
Time: 4 - 6 p.m.
Location: Hop Head Farms, 4630 W Hickory Rd., Hickory Corners, MI 49060
Contact: Erin Lizotte, taylo548@msu.edu, 231-944-6504

Scouting for hop pests is critical to environmental and economic sustainability. Michigan State University Extension will be hosting four, free hop scouting demonstrations for current hop growers. These hands-on workshops will include a review of the major pests of hop as well as how to scout for and identify them. We will also discuss plant health management. 

Growers are encouraged to bring unknown plant and insect samples for diagnosis. Please place samples in sealed bags as a courtesy to our host farms. These meetings will be held outside rain or shine, so dress accordingly and plan for inclement weather. Registration is required but the program is free. Restricted use pesticides will be available.

Dates and Locations

July 14
Hop Head Farms
4630 W Hickory Rd
Hickory Corners, MI 49060

July 26
Pure Mitten Hops
5559 Mill Rd.
Coopersville, MI 49404

August 11
New Mission Organics Hopyard
5790 North Omena Rise
Omena, MI 49674


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