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by Amanda McWhirt - July 22, 2019
Afternoon workshop in Clarksville, AR on Hops production for Arkansas!
Looking to diversify your crops or interested in brewing locally produced hops?
Come join us on Thursday August 15th at the Fruit Research Center to get the latest
We will bring together growers, brewers, and University of Arkansas Researchers to
discuss the basics of growing hops and their potential as a crop in the state of Arkansas
to supply local breweries.
WHERE: U of A Fruit Research Station1749 State Hwy 818 Clarksville, AR 72830Phone: (479) 754-2406
WHEN: August 15, 20192:00pm - 7:00pmRegistration Deadline: August 13, 2019
Registration Fee (includes dinner):$20 early bird registration$30 at door (must register before Aug. 13th)
Hops Workshop Agenda
2:00-2:30: "Hops Production and Physiology", Dr. Amanda McWhirt, Horticulture Production
Specialist, University of Arkansas
2:30-3:00: "Pests to look out for in Arkansas Hops", Dr. Jackie Lee, FRS Director,
University of Arkansas
3:00-3:15: "Hops Postharvest: Maintaining and Evaluating Quality", Dr. Renee Threlfall,
Food Scientist, University of Arkansas
3:30-4:00: “Hops Research in North Carolina” Dr. Jeanine Davis(Extension Specialist, Herbs / Organics / Specialty Crops / Vegetables, Department
of Horticultural Science NC State University)
4:00-4:30: "Utilization of Hops", Jesse Core, Owner, Core Brewery
4:30-5:00: AR Hops Grower Panel Discussion;
5:00-5:45: Catered Dinner
6:00-7:00 pm: Tour of Univeristy of Arkansas Fruit Research Station Hop Yard
To Register: https://uada.formstack.com/forms/hops