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01-01-2011

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08-22-2014 2:20 AM

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  • Dan Carroll
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    oatmeal Stout
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LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Starting a small hop farm!!!! on 08-15-2014 at 11:42 PM
    Hey all Maryland folks and not from Maryland! We currently are approx a week away from our
    Chinook Hops being ready to harvest. Im throwing it out there for folks to come pick their own.
    The hops aren...

  • Posted in thread: Starting a small hop farm!!!! on 08-10-2014 at 01:06 PM
    So we harvested our Cascade rows yesterday and it went pretty good I think! And today we week
    be able to package some up and get it sent out for analysis so folks that buy our hops know
    what their get...

  • Posted in thread: New 100 Rhizome hop farm on 08-01-2014 at 07:14 PM
    Well that's good to hear!

  • Posted in thread: New 100 Rhizome hop farm on 08-01-2014 at 03:10 PM
    Any update. Did the beetles take the entire field or are you going to be able to salvage a
    harvest.

  • Posted in thread: Starting a small hop farm!!!! on 07-30-2014 at 09:48 AM
    700'?! That's going to be some pure water!re Mont, VT extension has this pretty neat tool you
    should check out: is basically what we use but. We also use a chart along with it to check
    after we harve...

  • Posted in thread: Starting a small hop farm!!!! on 07-29-2014 at 12:39 AM
    And we got water finally! ! If you were following on Facebook. It took 4 days of drilling. And
    at roughly 600' we hit water. Total depth of well is 700'!!!

  • Posted in thread: Starting a small hop farm!!!! on 07-29-2014 at 12:38 AM
    Take a sample. Dry it til it no longer looses weight. Compare to original weight. That gives
    you your% of moisture in the hop to start. We will harvest at approx 78% harvest moisture

  • Posted in thread: Starting a small hop farm!!!! on 07-28-2014 at 12:17 AM
    Did our calculation for harvest moisture and looks like we're about a week out! Should be fun
    and this will be our first shot at a wolf harvester! ! I'll keep folks updated or catch us on
    facebook

  • Posted in thread: New 1/4ac Hop Farm in South Central PA on 07-28-2014 at 12:14 AM
    Let's get some updates

  • Posted in thread: Starting a small hop farm!!!! on 07-24-2014 at 12:17 AM
    Great day! We officially have a well truck at the farm ready to drill our dedicated well for
    the hops! ! No more hauling water 1000 gallons at a time!

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