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Farm member contact information

For those of you with farm memberships, please make sure we have accurate email addresses for the extra farm members. The primary contact should be able to do this after logging into the member area. If it does not work, please use the contact form to let us know. Thanks! John Brach PS:This message is also a first test of our new forum

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2019 Annual Meeting and Conference

The 2019 Annual Meeting and Conference will be held March 29-30 at Turtle's 1890 Social Centre in Shakopee, MN.  Friday afternoon will be an "Introduction to Commercial Hop Growing" session followed by a social gathering in the evening.
Saturday will begin with a brief business meeting followed by a number of technical topics.  The full agenda and schedule will be posted in the near future.

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2019 Membership Renewals

MHGA memberships are on an annual basis. Membership renewals are now available online using the Join tab. If you are a new member who joined after September 1, 2018, your membership carries through to 2019.

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AIM EC Approved for Hops

The MHGA has been working with the manufacturer (FMC) and regulators for almost 2 years to get AIM EC approved for use on hops in Minnesota. We originally tried to get a 24C Special Needs approval in Minnesota like Wisconsin and Michigan have. But FMC decided to revise the national label with EPA to remove the geographic restrictions for hops.
If you look online you will not find the updated label at this time, but it is approved at EPA. Until the revised label is published, the documentation found HERE provides Minnesota growers with assurance that it can be used in 2017.

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