Hop Yard Construction Theory – Part 2

Hop Yard Construction Theory – Part 2

Once we have all 10 poles secured 36ft apart east to west and 10ft apart north to south, we will start running 5/16″ galvanized aircraft cable. This cable has a 9,800 pound breaking strength and is necessary to support the full weight of the vegetation at its...
Hop Farm – Day 2 – More Hop Research

Hop Farm – Day 2 – More Hop Research

Over the next month I began to perform hop research regarding farms around the country. I didn’t pay much attention to European regions such as Germany and Czech Republic because of the how long they have been in existence and their current average farm size....
Hop Yard Construction Theory – Part 1

Hop Yard Construction Theory – Part 1

You will see a lot more of this topic in the near future as we start building the two row trellis system, but I need to get all of the info that is in my head and in my notes typed out as a kind of blog post. As mentioned earlier, we are shooting for a full size...