Hops News Archive

March, 2015

  • Crop response to daylength and its role in fertilizer applications

    March 30, 2015 | Ron Goldy | Photoperiodism is the term given to a plant’s ability to respond to changing daylength. Knowing how your crop responds to daylength should influence how you apply fertilizer, especially nitrogen.

  • What are radiation freezes?

    March 3, 2015 | Mark Longstroth | Low temperatures often depend on atmospheric conditions and the local topography. Calm conditions allow the temperatures to drop quickly after the sun goes down. You can track freezes with MSU’s Enviro-weather.