A New Weed Control Option for Organic Hopyards

From the University of Vermont Organic Hops program, here is a video demonstrating the use of a steam weeder in an organic hopyard:

2 responses to “A New Weed Control Option for Organic Hopyards

  1. Hops are an extremely difficult crop to grow organically. But there are experiments done to make other ways possible!

  2. While this is great in theory, in practice, for a small producer, it leaves a bit to be desired. Steam does work, no doubt. But cost, and availability of equipment, is certainly a concern. Plus, some of the hardier weeds are not effected at all.

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