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Having Trouble with Japanese Beetles in your HopYard?

The University of Vermont Extension Crops and Soils Program just published an article on the control of Japanese Beetles in hops by using a parasitic fly called the winsome fly. Here’s the link to that article: http://blog.uvm.edu/hoppenin/2014/07/28/having-trouble-with-japanese-beetles/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=having-trouble-with-japanese-beetles

Wisconsin DATCP Awards Specialty Crops Block Grant for Hops Research

This Specialty Crop Block Grant funds research at the University of Wisconsin to establish a production system for pathogen-free hop rhizomes, initiate variety trialing to identify hop varieties and evaluate health of existing Wisconsin hop yards.  On Wisconsin!  10.13SCBG