First, let’s poison Gregg. Then there’s the issue of rising prices for fertilization. Did you notice your budget isn’t sufficient anymore? Might there be some alternatives?
As an established grower there are lots of reasons to pull out one variety and replace it with another. What, when, why and how?
Carping, hilling, scratching, ripping, root pruning. Let’s get dirty!
Krappy Pulpy IPAs? No, we’re talking about Key Performance Indicators. If you had to just pick a handful of critical, high-level metrics to measure the health of your business, what would they be?
Is it too early to tear apart some poor magazine writer’s attempt to predict the hits and misses of 2022? We don’t think so.
Should you spend a premium on brand new equipment, or save a bunch while inheriting someone else’s problems with used? As always the answer is “it depends”.
It’s our 150th episode! We spend it talking about the “hype cycle” and how it applies to the life of a hop grower. This also includes a disturbingly prophetic couple of minutes in tribute to Betty White, recorded several days prior to her passing in late 2021.
If you can make it through 8.5 minutes of IBS and My Little Pony, we spend the rest of this episode diving into drought concerns and yield impacts. It’s not just the volume of irrigation, it’s the when and the how.
At what point is it time to start paying people for the work you’ve been doing yourself?
Trevor Easton from Wisconsin’s Alt Brew joins us to talk about what’s missing in his beer. Hint: it’s gluten! As if brewing wasn’t difficult enough, Trevor takes us through the additional obstacles inherent in operating a gluten-free brewery. www.altbrew.com