Tag Archives: surplus

Hop Stocks Report Proves the World Needs a Hop Holiday

The USDA released its hop stocks report for the United States today. These numbers are still probably the least appreciated, but in my opinion, one of the most important numbers to get a feel for the supply situation in the hop market. This year, they show a more desperate picture than most people would care […]

Expanding your Small Hop Farm? Think twice!

Dear Small Hop Grower, I’ll preface this by saying if you are a small hop grower somewhere outside of the Pacific Northwest region and are in love with the idea of growing more hops, you may not like what you read, but this will probably be the most honest and useful advice you’ll receive.  You should stop expanding […]