How do hop bines learn to climb in a hopyard? It starts with training day.
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The first big event of the hops growing season is stringing the trellis wires in the Rogue Farms Hopyard.
There are thousands of strings, made from Sri Lanka cocoanut husks, that are tied to the wires, dropped to the ground, and staked into the hop rows.
As you’ll see in the photos, it takes military like precision to get it all done right.
Beer growing season is officially underway at the Rogue Farms Hopyard. We just spotted the first growth of bines poking up through the soil.
It’s hard to tell from the photo, but the shoots are just a couple of inches tall.
Give them a few months and they’ll be 30 feet longer.