Hops Field Day Scheduled for Sept. 28

Jim Rogers Specialty Crops

Florida’s specialty crop producers are reminded that the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) will be hosting a Fall 2022 Hops Field Day at the Gulf Coasta Research and Education Center in Wimauma, Florida on Wednesday, Sept. 28.

Hops Field Day
Photo courtesy of UF/IFAS.

Attendees will learn about the double-season hop production system and the potential of brewing hops in Florida. The event will feature a tour of the hopyard, harvest demonstration, a sensory test of fresh hops in the hopyard, presentations from UF/IFAS researchers and a panel discussion with local craft brewers.

Those interested in attending should register by noon on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at fall2022hopsfieldday.eventbrite.com. The cost to attend is $25. The event will start at 9:30 a.m. and conclude at 2 p.m.

Contact Shinsuke Agehara at sagehara@ufl.edu or 813-419-6583 for more information.

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