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    ABOUT ME

  • Currently have 300 hops plants, spread evenly Magnum, Centennial, Cascade, heirloom Brattleboro and heirloom Fred Smart. rnI maintain a racing sled dog kennel of 30dogs also give rides and tours and have a small used waste veggie oil service. Filter and re sell in quantity.
  • Sled dogs,hop grower,making beer,bio fuels.
  • Self Employed.Adirondack Kennel and Adirondack Enterprise.
  • R. Smith
  • Started brewing in the early 1980's.
  • Male
  • Engaged
  • Pulaski
  • New York

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  • Posted in thread: Selling hops question on 05-15-2015 at 11:20 AM
    One of the biggest issues we see, is NYS hop farms not knowing the regulations, selling
    improperly dried hops, packaged out of a ‘garage’ and giving all of the farms in
    NYS a bad reputatio...

  • Posted in thread: Selling hops question on 05-15-2015 at 11:19 AM
    One of the biggest issues we see, is NYS hop farms not knowing the regulations, selling
    improperly dried hops, packaged out of a ‘garage’ and giving all of the farms in NYS a bad
    reputation among the ...

  • Posted in thread: Selling hops question on 05-06-2015 at 12:27 PM
    Thanks folks. Greatly appreciated. I DID sell almost all hops wet to a local brewery a few
    years ago and it was a mess of logistics but it worked. I figured out I probably lost money.
    After the trucki...

  • Posted in thread: Selling hops question on 05-05-2015 at 08:07 PM
    Thanks. I have talked to them already and they may buy some or all. I have 5 varieties, with
    the heirlooms already have been tested in a lab so they know what to expect more or less.
    However, not sure...

  • Posted in thread: Selling hops question on 05-05-2015 at 07:44 PM
    OK. I am still a newbie but have grown my own hops for 6 years now, ever so slowly expanding
    the yard to where I now have 180 healthy plants and plan to have 300 within 3 years. I now want
    to start se...

  • Posted in thread: Dogs and fresh hops on 05-02-2015 at 05:36 PM
    I have a sled dog kennel of 34 dogs and have hops growing in the fenced in area where I let
    them roam. NEVER had a problem in the past 6 years of growing it. I don't think they actually
    give a crap ab...

  • Posted in thread: Fresh Manure slurry and Fishmeal on 05-02-2015 at 05:22 PM
    Are fresh manure slurry and/or Fishmeal any benefit to hops? Too much nitrogen ? If they are
    beneficial when and how often? How much? I heard somewhere that fresh manure should only be
    used for first ...

  • Posted in thread: 2015 : Anyone have their hops growing yet? on 04-19-2015 at 08:38 AM
    I was using a 20-20-20 fert on all plants. Is that sufficient or not good for hops? Also I had
    the heirloom tested and the numbers are similar to Cascade. In this area I believe Cluster was
    grown exte...

  • Posted in thread: Propagate with a root? on 04-18-2015 at 10:08 PM
    Heres the pic's. The dark portion is where it was cut from ground level. Both have little roots
    if you will or hairy's you can't see from the pic.

  • Posted in thread: 2015 : Anyone have their hops growing yet? on 04-18-2015 at 09:02 AM
    I'll grab photos later today but YES my hops are just starting to come out here in Central New
    York. We had a very large amount of snow this year ( 30 feet ) with a Month of super cold spell
    but snow ...

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