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Forum: Hops Growing 04-05-2012, 11:05 AM
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Posted By KemP130
The shallow root theory is a very real...

The shallow root theory is a very real possibility, when watered too frequently, roots do not penetrate as deep because the water is always at the surface two or so inches.
Forum: Hops Growing 03-18-2012, 10:18 AM
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Posted By KemP130
In my opinion I think it is too late to spray....

In my opinion I think it is too late to spray. All that is left is grain fill and you won't lose much from the aphids.
Forum: Hops Growing 03-02-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 264
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Posted By KemP130
Any risk of cross-pollination? This also has to...

Any risk of cross-pollination? This also has to be an all-organic operation, as per the request of my generous benefactor.[/QUOTE]

If memory serves me right barley is self pollinating.
Forum: Cider Forum 01-22-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,107
Views: 289,306
Posted By KemP130
I wouldn't put bottles in the washing machine...

I wouldn't put bottles in the washing machine just because of the spin cycles, I think the bottles would shatter.
Forum: Hops Growing 01-20-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By KemP130
We compost spoiled feed on our dairy farm, adding...

We compost spoiled feed on our dairy farm, adding 2 wheelbarrows per day, we reach temps of 160 degrees in the center of the heap in the middle of the winter.
Forum: Hops Growing 01-20-2012, 12:49 PM
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Views: 47,720
Posted By KemP130
I am a Plant Science major as well as a Crop...

I am a Plant Science major as well as a Crop Manager for a small dairy, I have experience in growing small grains, corn, and grasses. Personally we plant rye in 7.5 inch rows. We haven't planted any...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 01-20-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By KemP130
I would think that the pulp would settle rather...

I would think that the pulp would settle rather quickly.
Forum: Mead Forum 01-19-2012, 10:45 AM
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Views: 8,163
Posted By KemP130
I would be interested in Acerglyn.

I would be interested in Acerglyn.
Forum: Wine Making Forum 01-18-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 2,194
Views: 282,032
Posted By KemP130
Why do people use turbo yeast? It strips all...

Why do people use turbo yeast? It strips all flavor.
Forum: Cider Forum 01-07-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,425
Posted By KemP130
Here is what I would do, 2 Gallons...

Here is what I would do,

2 Gallons Preservative-Free Apple Cider
1/2 lb Brown Sugar
1 Packet Champagne Yeast

I generally make five gallon batches though, because I find myself wanting more.
Forum: Wine Making Forum 01-02-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By KemP130
Try sticking it in the fridge to cold crash and...

Try sticking it in the fridge to cold crash and drop the yeast out of the wine, go to Wally World and get a small tube to siphon the wine off of the lees.

As for the fruit particles, I'm not...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 12-31-2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 15,549
Posted By KemP130
It is alright to have an air space in primary,...

It is alright to have an air space in primary, but not in secondary.
Forum: Cider Forum 12-30-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,107
Views: 289,306
Posted By KemP130
Thanks. That was my plan, I was just...

Thanks.



That was my plan, I was just curious as to if the air space in the bottle would build enough pressure during pasteurization to pop the cork out, otherwise my plan was to bring the...
Forum: Cider Forum 12-30-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,107
Views: 289,306
Posted By KemP130
Just curious, has anyone tried this with wine...

Just curious, has anyone tried this with wine bottles, or will the heat just push the corks out?
Forum: Introductions 12-29-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 188
Posted By KemP130
If you need another set of hands don't be afraid...

If you need another set of hands don't be afraid to holler.
Forum: Wine Making Forum 12-28-2011, 12:44 AM
Replies: 12,396
Views: 2,211,402
Posted By KemP130
Not to argue, but some people insist that...

Not to argue, but some people insist that sunlight can affect "free radicals" in wines. Personally, I don't worry about it. I ferment under a desk, in partial sunlight.
Forum: Wine Making Forum 12-27-2011, 10:34 PM
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Posted By KemP130
Sunlight can affect taste. Try wrapping a towel...

Sunlight can affect taste. Try wrapping a towel or t-shirt around it to keep it dark.
Forum: Introductions 12-27-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 188
Posted By KemP130
An hour southwest of Albany.

An hour southwest of Albany.
Forum: Introductions 12-27-2011, 06:57 PM
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Posted By KemP130
Greetings from a fellow New Yorker!

Greetings from a fellow New Yorker!
Forum: Cider Forum 12-26-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,020
Posted By KemP130
I've used bread yeast before, and let me tell...

I've used bread yeast before, and let me tell you, champagne and wine yeast is well worth the hassle, it's maybe 60 cents more, but it is consistent.
Forum: Mead Forum 12-26-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By KemP130
Looks good, just make sure to always check the...

Looks good, just make sure to always check the ingredients.
Forum: Mead Forum 12-26-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By KemP130
Noted. And I agree that Grade B seems that...

Noted.

And I agree that Grade B seems that it will give stronger flavor, as of now it appears I have two 4-liter glass jugs(former wine containers) so I will be doing two batches, Grade B dark...
Forum: Introductions 12-26-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 26
Posted By KemP130
Greetings from a fellow plant enthusiast.

Greetings from a fellow plant enthusiast.
Forum: Mead Forum 12-26-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By KemP130
Does anyone know if Yeast Nutrient would be...

Does anyone know if Yeast Nutrient would be fairly essential to a maple wine? Or would it be possible to bypass nutrient? Doing some more research I have found that maple syrup contains large amounts...
Forum: Cider Forum 12-26-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,107
Views: 289,306
Posted By KemP130
You also have to remember, it's not just the...

You also have to remember, it's not just the temperature that is pasteurizing, but also the internal pressure in the bottle.

If you ever took physics recall the gas laws. (When heated, gasses...
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