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Learn the Business of Growing Hops

ASHEVILLE, NC – The BioNetwork BioBusiness Center at A-B Tech is sponsoring a business series for prospective, beginning and intermediate hops growers from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 14 and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 15 at the College’s Madison site.

Topics covered include the economics of the hop yard, a step-by-step guide to the seasonal processes of hop cultivation, nutrient management programs and the perspective of a local brewer addressing industry processes, quality needs and concerns. Following the close of class on April 15, there will be an optional brewery tour from 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Register online at hops.eventbrite.com. The class fee is $25. For more information, call 649-2947 or 254-1921, ext. 7700.

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