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Old 12-18-2009, 07:15 PM   #1
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2009 Hop Production Up 17 Percent

Hop production for Idaho, Oregon, and Washington in 2009 totaled 94.7 million
pounds, up 17 percent from the 2008 crop of 80.6 million pounds and
57 percent above the 2007 production of 60.3 million pounds. Idaho's
production increased 8 percent in 2009. Production in Washington and Oregon
increased 18 percent and 19 percent, respectively. Acreage in Idaho was up
in 2009, but decreased in Washington and Oregon. Yields increased in
Washington to 2,533 pounds per acre, in Idaho to 1,943 pounds per acre, and in Oregon to 1,948 pounds per acre.

Washington growers produced 79 percent of the U.S. hop crop for 2009. Zeus and Columbus/Tomahawk were the leading varieties in Washington, accounting for 48 percent of the State's hop crop. In Oregon, Nugget and Willamette were the leading varieties, accounting for 70 percent of the State's hop production.
Hops: Area Harvested and Yield by Variety, State,
and United States, 2007-2009

State : Area Harvested : Yield
and :-----------------------:-----------------------
Variety : 2007 : 2008 : 2009 : 2007 : 2008 : 2009

:-------- Acres ------- ------- Pounds ------
:
ID :
Total 1/ : 2,896 3,933 4,030 1,417 1,841 1,943
:
OR :
Cascade : * 76 152 * 1,068 1,741
Golding : 115 135 * 1,403 1,307 *
Millennium : 294 343 344 2,323 2,179 2,552
Mt. Hood : 178 186 158 1,640 1,552 1,671
Nugget : 1,675 2,135 1,773 2,231 1,758 2,548
Sterling : 95 95 101 1,665 1,667 1,684
Super Galena R : * * 177 * * 2,563
Willamette : 2,396 2,593 2,469 1,577 1,539 1,561
Other Varieties : 517 807 934 1,416 995 1,601
Total : 5,270 6,370 6,108 1,811 1,569 1,948
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WA :
Ahtanum : 42 * * 1,964 * *
Apollo R : * 698 747 * 2,229 2,941
Bravo R : * 222 335 * 2,340 2,397
Cascade : 1,303 2,073 2,019 2,031 1,781 2,120
Centennial : * 253 298 * 1,452 1,490
Chelan : 505 739 762 2,364 2,178 2,680
Chinook : 311 285 384 1,818 1,775 1,819
Cluster : 366 420 501 2,030 2,038 2,370
Columbus/Tomahawk R : 3,342 4,891 4,858 2,533 2,585 2,790
Galena : 3,030 2,584 2,412 1,776 1,826 1,852
Glacier : 21 56 70 1,619 1,795 2,093
Golding : 52 38 42 1,500 1,385 826
Hallertauer : 56 * * 763 * *
Millennium : 728 716 557 2,350 2,440 2,465
Mt. Hood : 43 29 96 1,316 1,572 1,570
Northern Brewer : * * 92 * * 753
Nugget : 1,093 1,086 1,028 1,909 2,068 2,060
Simcoe : * 129 183 * 1,758 2,137
Summit R : 632 * * 1,822 * *
Super Galena R : * 793 839 * 2,104 3,186
Vanguard : 64 * * 1,470 * *
Willamette : 4,462 4,664 2,719 1,318 1,351 1,455
YCR4 - Palisade R : 91 307 351 2,519 2,091 2,756
YCR5 - Warrior R : 339 394 301 1,903 1,846 2,110
Zeus : 4,737 6,779 6,544 2,839 2,618 3,387
Other Varieties : 1,528 3,439 4,450 1,355 1,576 2,382
Total :22,745 30,595 29,588 2,049 2,072 2,533
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U.S. 2/ :
Total :30,911 40,898 39,726 1,949 1,971 2,383

State : Production
and :-----------------------------------------------------
Variety : 2007 : 2008 : 2009
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
: 1,000 Pounds
:
ID :
Total 1/ : 4,104.9 7,239.8 7,829.1
:
OR :
Cascade : * 81.2 264.6
Golding : 161.4 176.4 *
Millennium : 682.9 747.4 877.9
Mt. Hood : 292.0 288.6 264.0
Nugget : 3,737.5 3,753.2 4,517.1
Sterling : 158.2 158.4 170.1
Super Galena R : * * 453.7
Willamette : 3,778.8 3,989.6 3,853.9
Other Varieties : 732.0 802.8 1,495.4
Total : 9,542.8 9,997.6 11,896.7
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WA :
Ahtanum : 82.5 * *
Apollo R : * 1,555.8 2,196.9
Bravo R : * 519.5 803.0
Cascade : 2,646.4 3,692.0 4,280.3
Centennial : * 367.4 444.0
Chelan : 1,193.8 1,609.5 2,042.2
Chinook : 565.4 505.9 698.5
Cluster : 743.0 856.0 1,187.4
Columbus/Tomahawk R : 8,465.3 12,643.2 13,553.8
Galena : 5,381.3 4,718.4 4,467.0
Glacier : 34.0 100.5 146.5
Golding : 78.0 52.6 34.7
Hallertauer : 42.7 * *
Millennium : 1,710.8 1,747.0 1,373.0
Mt. Hood : 56.6 45.6 150.7
Northern Brewer : * * 69.3
Nugget : 2,086.5 2,245.8 2,117.7
Simcoe : * 226.8 391.1
Summit R : 1,151.5 * *
Super Galena R : * 1,668.5 2,673.1
Vanguard : 94.1 * *
Willamette : 5,880.9 6,301.1 3,956.1
YCR4 - Palisade R : 229.2 641.9 967.4
YCR5 - Warrior R : 645.1 727.3 635.1
Zeus : 13,448.3 17,747.4 22,164.5
Other Varieties : 2,070.0 5,420.5 10,599.8
Total : 46,605.4 63,392.7 74,952.1
:
U.S. 2/ :
Total : 60,253.1 80,630.1 94,677.9
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* Included in Other Varieties to avoid disclosure of individual operations.
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Old 12-18-2009, 07:41 PM   #2
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Hoooray! Doubt the prices will drop much still...

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Hoooray! Doubt the prices will drop much still...
Would be nice...

What is the cheapest hops have ever got?
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Old 12-18-2009, 08:38 PM   #4
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Ever could be tough to figure. In recent history, I know you could pick up popular varieties like Cascade for ~$6/lb back before the shortage (2006/2007).

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$8.75/lb for Cascade pellets on hopsdirect is not much more expensive than before the shortage

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2008 willamette for $ 3.97 T-90 pellets

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Also 2009 Columbus for $4.00/lb.

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Here's another earlier chart. Cheers!!!
http://www.usahops.org/userfiles/file/Stat%20Pack/2009%20NASS%20Hop%20Acreage%20Report.pdf

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where do you see these $4 a pound prices at?

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Hoooray! Doubt the prices will drop much still...
Have you seen the prices at Hopsdirect lately? If you're talking LHBS, of course they won't, if they're the only one in your region no competition leads to know no price drop. But if you're using over 4 oz's of a particular variety of hops? Order from hopsdirect or Niko, guaranteed good deal
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