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Posted in thread: Virginity Broken on 10-01-2015 at 05:35 PM
Now what do I do with the trimmed down potted plants over the winter? Just let them weather it
outside? Should I bring them in the house?Ha - I'm guessing they'll be fine on their own
Posted in thread: So...You Want to Breed Your Own Hops. on 09-28-2015 at 07:53 PM
I spent this weekend cleaning up the hopyard. Few plants made the cut, and those that did
replaced cultivars I use infrequently. Those that were dug up will be replanted by other
selections that will ...
Posted in thread: Wild hops upstate ny on 09-24-2015 at 01:14 AM
First things first: Congratulations! I have been breeding hops for a few years and would be
excited to be in your position. Have you found any males? Rather than cones, they produce
clusters of small ...
Posted in thread: Growing hops from seed on 09-21-2015 at 05:58 PM
Finally got around to the hops in the first-years yard. Most were past prime for brewing, but
our main goal was to pick the plants that will continue on for next year. A little less
stringent than las...
Posted in thread: So...You Want to Breed Your Own Hops. on 09-16-2015 at 05:45 PM
... but if you want to check it out it's PubeHops dot com . I want to add a foraging guide and
subspecies ID guide.Pube hops - Ha, love that you're owning it!Keep us updated.
Posted in thread: Harvest during or after the rain? on 08-27-2015 at 04:32 PM
We're in the same situation (must live near each other). I don't see any problem with picking
the hops wet, as long as you get them in an oast/dehydrator quickly. If you are just setting
them on a scr...
Posted in thread: Growing hops from seed on 08-26-2015 at 06:04 PM
Way cool! How detailed are you going to get with analysis? Have you contacted OSU or using a
private lab like this: into private labs. I'm open to suggestions if you have one to
Posted in thread: Growing hops from seed on 08-13-2015 at 05:49 PM
@Nagmay- Do you plan on any brewing trials?The 8 plants that we selected to keep for this 2nd
year all passed an initial round of brewing. Basically, we made a number of simple extract
brews - switchi...
Posted in thread: So...You Want to Breed Your Own Hops. on 08-13-2015 at 05:32 PM
Just posted in the other thread, but then I noticed this. Here are some shots of my 2nd years:
Posted in thread: Growing hops from seed on 08-13-2015 at 05:29 PM
Last night we stopped by the yard with the 2-year-olds. They are loaded with cones. I am very
excited about the prospects of getting these analyzed.