Producing high quality hops requires careful attention to numerous insect, disease, and weed pests, as well as horticultural practices that may worsen or suppress these pests. The damage these organisms may cause ranges from insignificant to complete loss from reduced yield or diminished quality that can render hops unusable.
The links below are resources that will provide growers, consultants, extension personnel, and other pest managers with current, science-based information on identification and management of arthropod pests, beneficial organisms, diseases, and weeds affecting hops in the U.S. Want to receive more pest management information for hop this season? Sign up to receive the Michigan State University Digest or follow us on Facebook at Michigan State University Hop News.
Pest management resources from MSU
Prevalent hop pests in Michigan
- Disease management (downy and powdery mildew)
- Hop aphid on hop
- Rose chafer on hop
- Two spotted spider mite
- Japanese beetle on hop
- Potato leaf hopper on hop
- European corn borer