Published on November 9, 2015
This bulletin discusses the reasons behind the revival of the state’s hop growing industry and offers Michigan-specific information on the costs involved in establishing and operating a commercial hop farm.
Published on October 27, 2015
Hops are an essential ingredient in beer production. The female flower “cones” of the hop plant contain lupulin glands with compounds important to the brewing process.These compounds, alpha acids, beta acids and essential oils, contribute to beer's taste.