July 28, 2016
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Learn About Hop Production at VSU
Beginning and established hop growers and others interested in growing and supplying hops and other brewing ingredients for the craft beer industry should attend a hop workshop scheduled Aug. 10 from 8 a.m. until 12 noon on Virginia State University¹s Randolph Farm, 4415 River Road, Ettrick. Participants will learn about the needs of craft brewers, hop production in the commonwealth, hop research on varieties at VSU, and take a tour of VSU¹s hop yard. This educational workshop, free and open to the public, is limited to the first 150 registrants. Register online at www.ext.vsu.edu.
Anyone with a disability who desires assistive devices or other accommodations to participate, please contact VSU¹s Small Farm Outreach Program Office at (804)524-5626 (800) 828-1120 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.to discuss arrangements five days before the event.
Extension is a joint program of Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and state and local governments. Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. An equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer. Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M.Ray McKinnie, Interim Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.