Date(s) - 11/14/15
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Comfort Inn - Minot
1515 22nd Ave., S.W
The North Dakota Department of Agriculture, though the USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant, will be sponsoring a FREE workshop called “Growing Hops for a Growing Market.” The workshop will be Saturday, November 14, 2015 at the Comfort Inn in Minot. Registration starts at 9:00 am and the workshop runs from 9:30 am until 5:00 pm. Lunch is on your own. The workshop will cover all aspects of hop production including: constructing a hop yard, selecting varieties that brewers desire, diseases, successful growing tips, and harvesting and processing the hops in a correct form for sale. Growers of all interest levels and sizes who are interested in taking their hop production to the next level are encouraged to attend. Did we mention it is FREE! There is a block of rooms reserved – mention you are with the North Dakota Department of Agriculture – ND Hops workshop. Rooms are $75 per night plus tax. This room rate is available for both Friday and Saturday nights. Rooms will be held until November 2.
Lee Jennings from Grow More Hops will be leading the workshop and educating the growers.
After the workshop on Saturday there will be an informal social and continued discussion at Souris River Brewing starting at 6:00 pm. The same weekend, the Pride of Dakota Show in Minot will also be held so if your significant other is not interested in staying at the workshop he or she can go to the State Fair Center for the show. Those hours are Saturday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sunday from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.
For more information you can check out the Facebook Event for this workshop: https://www.facebook.com/events/189786974700240/