1. Default Section

* 1. Where are you from?

* 2. What is your total farm acreage (all crops, including hops)?

* 3. Hop growing status

* 4. Are you

* 5. What does your hopyard look like (current or planned)?

* 6. What is the predominate soil type in your hopyard?

* 7. Is the soil drainage in your hopyard

* 8. Do you use supplemental irrigation?

* 9. What varieties do you grow?

* 10. Do you fertilize with

* 11. What are your primary weed control methods?

* 12. What are the primary disease issues in your hopyard?

* 13. What are your primary insect pests?

* 14. What are the primary limiting agronomic factors for your hop production system?

* 15. How do you harvest your hops?

* 16. How much time does it take to harvest your hops?

* 17. Please describe your oast. How do you dry your hops, and at what temperature?

* 18. How do you package your hops?

* 19. In level of importance, please rank the impact the following could have on your hop operation's success.

  Essential Very Important Pretty Important Somewhat Important Not Important N/A
Mechanical harvesting equipment
Help figuring out how to construct a hopyard
Finding markets
Networking opportunities with other growers
Information on soil fertility management
Weed, insect, and/or disease control strategies
Capital to get started
Need to get a better price for my hops
Help with budgeting tools or business planning

* 20. Where do you sell your hops?

* 21. What do you think is an acceptable price per pound for your hops?

  Wet Dry
$0 - 5
$5 - 10
$10 - 15
$15 - 20
$20 - 25
$25 - 30
> $30

* 22. What are the limiting infrastructural factors for your hop production system?

* 23. How can we help you grow hops?

* 24. What is the best way for our group to communicate? (Please check all that apply)

* 25. Other comments/questions/suggestions

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