4th Annual NC State Hop Yard Field Day – July 18, 2014

— Written By and last updated by Cloe Nichols

close up of hop plants

4th Annual

North Carolina State University

Research Hop Yard Field Day

Friday, July 18th
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center

74 Research Drive, Mills River NC 28759
$5 donation welcomed
Raffle for a new hand lens!
Come see the 12 varieties in our 4th year hop yard for side by side comparisons of variety performance. Learn about two of our biggest pests: downy mildew and spider mites, how to identify them, the damage they cause, and control strategies. We will have microscopes in which to view the spider mites, and a raffle for your very own hand lens! Learn about our new experiment with topping the plants. Come share you own experiences and learn from others. No registration necessary.
Please contact Kelly Gaskill with any questions:
kelly_gaskill@ncsu.edu. 828-684-3562 ext. 250