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Old 03-24-2008, 05:47 AM   #1
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So the commercial hop growers... how do they set up there growing cables and twine??
anybody know??
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Old 03-24-2008, 10:16 AM   #2
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You'll have to search for pics, but it's kind of like a main cable that hauls in all the cables the hop bines have climbed. The bines get to like 15-20 feet and this thing rakes them in like a clothesline. You could probably do this on a smaller scale pretty easily.


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Old 03-24-2008, 02:21 PM   #3
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Sounds like you need to take a little road trip to Oregon/Washington/Idaho this fall.
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here read this http://www.crannogales.com/HopsManual.pdf
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Old 03-25-2008, 06:53 PM   #5
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Thanks for the link! That is a MUST read for anyone setting up a hop garden.
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poles are on the way 12x 25 footers @ 36.95 ea whoooowe Im gonna be a hop farmer LOL
thanks for the 411 guys
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That's beautiful. And the hops look pretty good too.


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