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Archive of September 2016"

Late September Crop Update


The hop harvest is coming to a close in the Pacific Northwest. The weather has cooperated for the most part in all growing areas. Cooler temperatures contributed to a reduction in mite pressure, even ripening, and more comfortable conditions for harvest crews. Optimism from some growers in late July that the 2016 crop would be a large one have dissipated...

New Brewing Tool: Lot Analysis...


All YCH HOPS packaging is labeled with a corresponding lot number. This number can be entered into the lot analysis lookup function to view quality control data from our laboratory including: variety name, crop year, brewing values, oil content, hop storage index (HSI), moisture content and more. Through this new feature, commercial brewers and home brewers alike will have increased...

Early September Crop Update


Weather, in general, has remained favorable in all hop growing areas of the Pacific Northwest so far with the exception of an isolated hail event in Idaho over the weekend. Cooler temperatures and a chance of precipitation are in the forecast for the coming week.Yield data is starting to come in from many farms on early varieties. Once again, Centennial...