brian4508

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09-20-2011

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10-19-2016 7:54 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Owner of a commercial hop farm
  • Architect by day/Hop Farmer by night
  • Male
  • Married
  • Syracuse
  • New York

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Are you building hop harvesting or drying equipment? on 02-25-2016 at 06:59 PM
    It's a necessity!

  • Posted in thread: Are you building hop harvesting or drying equipment? on 02-25-2016 at 12:00 AM
    You did, but we are waiting one more year before releasing stuff. Just to be safe/comfortable!

  • Posted in thread: Are you building hop harvesting or drying equipment? on 02-24-2016 at 11:29 AM
    We are the owners of the Pompius Plucker. Sorry we haven't divulged information yet, but we
    have only tested/used it one season on 2 and 3 year plants. We were happy with it last season
    (averaged 145 ...

  • Posted in thread: Soldering Stainless steel on 11-03-2015 at 04:17 PM
    subscribed

  • Posted in thread: Wild hops upstate ny on 09-25-2015 at 02:29 PM
    We are a commercial farm (3 acres) in Fabius. If you need any advice, let me know!

  • Posted in thread: Pfister Pfarms - A hobby hopyard on 09-05-2015 at 09:09 AM
    University of Vermont (UVM) can turn around analysis in 1 week (at least they have for us).
    Also check with Alpha Analytics, KAR laboratories, and AG Health Laboritories. All online info
    on their webs...

  • Posted in thread: Pfister Pfarms - A hobby hopyard on 09-05-2015 at 01:22 AM
    Keep up the good work! It looks like you are on the right track! And please, don't take my
    advice negatively, I have asked many questions to other commercial farms, and am still learning
    while putting...

  • Posted in thread: Commercial Hop Yard on 09-04-2015 at 05:17 PM
    Best of luck with harvest! Let me know if I can answer any questions for you in the future!!

  • Posted in thread: Pfister Pfarms - A hobby hopyard on 09-04-2015 at 05:15 PM
    Just a word of advice, 15% is not dry enough. Hops need to be dried to the 8-10% range., 12%
    max. In NYS, it is against state regs to package anything above 12% (not to mention needing a
    license to pa...

  • Posted in thread: Rain before harvest?? on 09-04-2015 at 12:03 AM
    It sucks when harvesting hundreds of hills when you start early in the morning. Dew and fog
    sucks!

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