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Rodale Institute, Organic Pioneers since 1947

Rodale Institute, Organic Pioneers since 1947

An ancient compound rediscovered: perspectives of aphid control in organic hop growing by the use of quassia products Weihrauch, Florian; Eckert, Markus and Engelhard, Bernhard (2007) An ancient compound rediscovered: perspectives of aphid control in organic hop growing by the use of quassia products. In: Proceedings of the Scientific Commission of the International Hop Growers´ Convention, Scientific Commission, I.H.G.C., Hop Research Center Hüll, D-Wolnzach, pp. 105-108. In the first three decades of the 20th century, quassia extract was widely used in hop growing as a chemical agent to control Phorodon humuli and other insect pests. In the first years of the 21st century this compound was rediscovered by German organic hop growers. In nine efficacy trials conducted in five field seasons, quassia products proved to be effective control agents for P. humuli in organically grown aroma cultivars. As the best method of application a systemic variant was developed by painting a suspension of quassia extract to the bines. Repository Staff Only: item control page

Earth Turf - Sustainable Lawn Seed Home « Earth Works Institute Agricultural Marketing Service - Home The National Organic Program (NOP) oversees USDA-accredited certifying agents and their certification of organic production and handling operations. In January of each year, the NOP receives information on certified operations from certifying agents. The list below shows all certified, suspended, and revoked operations as reported to the NOP on January 2, 2014. Only certified operations may sell, label, or represent their product as organic unless exempt or excluded from certification. You may search the list by name, location, or product produced. To download lists of certified operations from previous years as an Excel spreadsheet, click here: 2012 ,2011, 2010. Disclaimer: This database contains information about operations that were certified to the National Organic Program regulations as of January 2, 2014. For information on Canadian certified operations, see the Canadian Food Inspection Agency website.

Spur Cattle Company Cattle, Feeders, Semen, and Embryos Organic Hops Catch On in Colorado « Beer Activist Press release from Ali Hamm and Glen Fuller in Colorado. With increasing interest in growing hops locally from both farmer and brewer’s perspective, Organic hops has taken a foothold as a nascent new industry in Colorado. Years of state wide interest and research by Colorado State University culminated last weekend in the first “Sustainable Hops Growing Workshop” held in Hotchkiss, Colorado. Put on by Dr. Ed Page of CSU Extension and Ron Godin of the Agricultural Experiment Station at Rogers Mesa, the workshop saw over 70 attendees, about a third of which were Colorado brewers eager to see the interest from farmers in growing hops in Colorado. Organic Hops Workshop at CSU, August 2008 Colorado will be harvesting approximately 7 acres of organic hops this month. Colorado State University has been researching hop varieties for 6 years. Dr. With interest in hops production continuing to grow in Colorado, planning is underway for next year’s 1st Annual “Sustainable Hops Growing Workshop”!

Beneficial Insects - Help and Tips from the Carolina Bug Farm Organic Home Brewing Tips: Growing Organic Hops Although we cannot cover every detail about growing hops here on this page, the following information should help you to get started on the right foot. Also, there are some really good information resources on the subject in print: Book: The Homebrewer's Garden, By Joe Fisher & Dennis Fisher ($15.50) Book: Homegrown Hops, by David R. Beach ($12.90) These are good websites to visit for more information: Brew Your Own Magazine: 10 Tips for Growing Your Own Hops Crannog Ales offers a Small Scale & Organic Hops Production manual, which can be ordered here. To have hops analyzed in a lab for alpha and beta acid content:

Park Seed: Marigold Golden Guardian - A single-flowered, golden-orange French Marigold superb for controlling nematodes. Hood River Organic Seed Garlic - Garlic, Softneck, Hardneck, growing garlic, planting garlic AAS Homepage Local Harvest / Farmers Markets / Family Farms / CSA / Organic Food

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