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  • Posted in thread: So...You Want to Breed Your Own Hops. on 04-29-2015 at 11:03 AM
    I'm partial to the ones still under the soil. I'm calling it the "Underdog".

  • Posted in thread: So...You Want to Breed Your Own Hops. on 04-28-2015 at 12:57 PM
    274290Just some seeds popping up at home. Perfect day to sit and count seedlings!

  • Posted in thread: Growing hops from seed on 03-18-2015 at 10:41 PM
    I didn't take any pictures today, but I would estimate several hundred seedlings have
    germinated within that flat I pictured above. I repotted some second year seedlings into larger
    pots, and the thir...

  • Posted in thread: Growing hops from seed on 03-10-2015 at 02:30 AM
    PapaBearJay,Love it! Do you move them to individual pots soon - or- right into the ground?
    There have to be 50+ in that pic.Moving them into pots wouldn't be the worst idea, at least for
    a month or so...

  • Posted in thread: Growing hops from seed on 03-09-2015 at 01:45 PM
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  • Posted in thread: Growing hops from seed on 02-24-2015 at 05:15 PM
    I've thought about this, but seeing as hops tend to die back to the "root stock" each year, the
    benefits would seem very temporary.I have too, which is in part why I ask the question. What if
    the inte...

  • Posted in thread: Growing hops from seed on 02-24-2015 at 01:19 PM
    I constantly hear about people wanting to graft two varieties together, as many woody
    perennials (apples, cherries, etc.) can have specific benefits from rootstock to scion. I
    wonder if one were to br...

  • Posted in thread: This is what 384,000 Neomexicanus seeds looks like on 02-23-2015 at 11:19 AM
    Your speaking from the viewpoint of a breeder. My viewpoint is that of a grower. I don't want
    any males near my fields. Its hard to get a consistent product if they are pollinated and hard
    to keep a c...

  • Posted in thread: This is what 384,000 Neomexicanus seeds looks like on 02-23-2015 at 11:17 AM
    Still here. Our males are relocated to "manland" a ranch across the mountain from ours. We know
    we have years of work ahead of us to develop these girls and get consistency. But the unique
    flavors we ...

  • Posted in thread: Growing hops from seed on 02-23-2015 at 11:15 AM
    February 9What are you using for your initial basis for selection?

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