For 2015 the Hop Acreage chart on pages 4-5 has been enhanced to include estimates for 21 additional states. Data for Oregon,
Washington and Idaho was provided by the USDA-NASS from annual grower surveys. Estimates for the remaining states were provided to Hop Growers of America by a network of growers, researchers, Extension specialists, brewers, and hop marketers. We will continue to expand and refine data collection for these and other new hop producing states in future years, including the addition of yield and production calculations.
Special thanks to members of the Great Lakes Hop Working Group and Hop Growers of America Small Grower Council for their assistance in estimating acreage for many of these additional states.
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