Hop Growers of America recently launched Good Bines, a comprehensive educational best practices resource for U.S. hop growers. Good Bines is a farm-focused framework built on the collaborative development and sharing of economic, social, and environmental best practices. Read More
The impact of legalized marijuana for recreational use on the beer business is still a question, but a new study attempts to shed some light on CBD and craft beer drinking.
WSU School of Economic Sciences Hop Grower Tool The tool includes a complete report detailing the underlying economic assumptions, an abbreviated summary report for growers, and working spreadsheets that growers can use to input production cost factors and yield data to …Read More
5 Key States for Barley Production ~ 75% of the barley grown in the US is produced in these states. So what happens in these states can impact the market for barley and therefore malt. Idaho Montana North Dakota Colorado Wyoming The Brewers Association has gathered a …Read More
Bavarian barley breeder Breun has developed a two-row barley variety that can withstand a variable amount of soil moisture throughout the growing season, cultivating it in Italy.
A healthy yeast cell is much more than a bioreactor that converts sugars to ethanol and CO2. If treated well, this critical organism will produce tasty beer with great qualities.
The 11th annual Brewers Association survey provides a look at the top 10 hop varieties, 10 hard-to-get varieties, and a by-the-numbers snapshot of hop usage by craft brewers.
Hop breeders and growers around the world are trying to keep pace with consumers’ changing tastes and breweries’ quests for new flavors and aromas.
A comprehensive look at the 2018 hops and barley harvests. The U.S. again recorded record acreage for hops, while U.S. barley production increased.
The following links for hop resources include hop acreage, hop production and other statistical reports. Reports Hop Growers of America Annual Statistical Reports – An annual HGA report detailing past year hop production by state, acreage, pounds and varieties. USDA Hop Reports Videos …Read More