Hands-on, Hop IPM Workshops 2017 and Hop Growers of Michigan Tours

Date: June 24, 2017
Time: 1 - 4 p.m.
Location: Mr. Wizard’s Hops, 2646 W. Albain Road, Monroe, MI 48161
Contact: Erin Lizotte, taylo548@msu.edu, 231-944-6504

Michigan State University Extension is proud to partner with Hop Growers of Michigan to provide integrated pest management education as part of their annual hop tours.

 

The meetings will kick off with an introduction of the farm, followed by IPM education. The IPM portion of the tour will include a review of the major pests of hop as well as how to scout for and identify them. The event will wrap-up with a tour of the farm and some time to talk informally.

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. Donations to Hop Growers of Michigan may be made at the event. Restricted use pesticides credits will be available. 

Dates and Locations


Saturday, June 24 from 1 - 4 p.m.

Mr. Wizard’s Hops

John and Rose Stahl

2646 W. Albain Road

Monroe, MI 48161

       

Saturday, July 15 from 1 - 4 p.m.

Black Creek Hops

Howard and Amy Haselhuhn

235 E. Decker Road

Scottville, MI 49454

       

Saturday, August 5 from 1 - 4 p.m.

Empire Hops hosts at Bruce Lundin’s Farm

Dan and Alex Wiesen

12500 S. Plowman Rd. 

Empire, MI 49630

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