Register early for the best prices on the South Atlantic Hops Conference!

The agenda is finalized and registration is well under way! 
We hope you can join us for the

2016 South Atlantic Hops Conference
March 4th-5th in Richmond, VA

Early-bird discount tickets available for one more week!

***We are now sold out for the Friday brewery and hop yard tours, but tickets still remain for the Saturday educational sessions.***
$69.57: early-bird Saturday ticket price through Feb. 3rd
$95.94: regular priced Saturday tickets starting Feb. 4th
For more details and to purchase tickets go here:

This event is organized by:
North Carolina State University, Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, and
the Old Dominion Hops Cooperative

And is applicable for:
all types of growers, nurseries/ farmers that want to diversify their current operation, experienced hop growers, brewers, home brewers, educators, and beer enthusiasts of all kinds.
Saturday educational sessions will include:
  • Growing Hops in Non-traditional Areas, James Altwies, Gorst Valley Hops
  • New Opportunities, Best Practices Self-Certification Program,and IPM Field Guides, Ann George, Hop Growers of America
  • Hops and Beer Chemistry in the South Atlantic, Ken Hurley, Virginia Tech
  • Managing Downy Mildew on Hops in the South, Lina Quesada-Ocampo, NCSU
  • Harvesting Hops and Quality Issues-James Altweis, Gorst Valley Hops
  • Growing and Marketing Hops on a Diversified Farm, Dan Gridley, Farm Boy Farms
  • The Status of the Industry, Ann George, Executive Director of Washington Hop Commission
  • Small-scale Hop Yard Construction, David Goode, Piedmont Hops
  • Brewer and grower informal meet and greet
  • What Brewers Want and Experiences with Local Hops-panel of brewers, Brian Nelson, Head Brewer Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
  • Processing Hops-James Altweis, Gorst Valley Hops
  • Buying clean starter plants- panel of speakers
  • Updates from University Research and Extension and the Old Dominion Hops Cooperative
For all up-to-date information, agenda, and to purchase tickets:

**Sponsorship and exhibitor space still available.**

Thank you! to our current sponsors:

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