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Last Activity:08-05-2014 11:54 AM
Posted in thread: New 1/4ac Hop Farm in South Central PA on 08-05-2014 at 04:49 PM
Hey, this is Derrick from Central Penn Hops. Looking good! We (Halifax, you and me) should look
into making our own chapter for NEHA. I really don't feel they do much currently for hop
growers, and ma...
Posted in thread: 1 Acre Hop Farm Requirements? on 02-14-2014 at 03:06 PM
Oh yeah, and the biggest problem is weeding, unless you are a freak and like that sort of
thing. We are trying out a clover cover crop that seemed to take very well last year and
smothered out some of...
Posted in thread: 1 Acre Hop Farm Requirements? on 02-14-2014 at 03:03 PM
Dan is always a great source of knowledge on these forums. His prices are pretty spot on,
depending on where you cut corners to save some cash. We aren't that close to long island, but
if you wanted t...
Posted in thread: Beer Road Trip - San Francisco to San Diego, where should we stop? on 12-11-2013 at 01:27 PM
When we did a day brew tour in Southern California we hit:StoneLost Abbey/Port BrewingAle
SmithBallast PointMissionCoronadoIn that order. It was a great trip.
Posted in thread: Growing HOPs in Pennsylvania on 12-10-2013 at 02:09 PM
The kind we grow in Central PA, that grow well, are Nugget, Cascade, Magnum, and Columbus.
Galena seems to do well too, but I'll have to wait till next year to be sure.
Posted in thread: Bine 3060 Hop Harvester on 09-30-2013 at 07:10 PM
I'd be interested to hear from anyone who as attempted to build their own harvester. This
winter we'll be doing just that using specs from the UV harvester and some other ideas that are
Posted in thread: Question about Using a Dehumidifier on 09-20-2013 at 07:20 PM
Dehumidifing the hops is the goal of drying them. If you do it without heat you'll keep oils
that usually are lost. The oast I am working on has no heat source and only uses a dehumidifier
to bring th...