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Hops Photos

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Photos

01 Young hop plants growing up the twine in early June
01 Young hop plants growing up the twine in early June
02 Young hop plants growing up the twine in early June
02 Young hop plants growing up the twine in early June
03 Training young vines up onto the twine
03 Training young vines up onto the twine
04 Mature hops ready for harvest in September
04 Mature hops ready for harvest in September
05 Mature hops ready for harvest in September
05 Mature hops ready for harvest in September
06 Hop harvest in September
06 Hop harvest in September
07 Hop harvest - top cutter dropping vines into trailer for transport to the processing plant nearby
07 Hop harvest - top cutter dropping vines into trailer for transport to the processing plant nearby
08 Side shoots (laterals) with mature hops ready for harvest
08 Side shoots (laterals) with mature hops ready for harvest
09 Hop cones and leaves removed from the vines
09 Hop cones and leaves removed from the vines
10 Separation of clean hop cones via dribble belts and fans
10 Separation of clean hop cones via dribble belts and fans
11 Fresh hops just harvested
11 Fresh hops just harvested
12 Hop cones conveyed to dryer beds
12 Hop cones conveyed to dryer beds
13 Hop close up
13 Hop close up
14 Dried hops pressed into a 200 lb. bale
14 Dried hops pressed into a 200 lb. bale
15 Hop pellets extruded from dried hops
15 Hop pellets extruded from dried hops
16 Malted grains
16 Malted grains
17 Rotating springs that remove hop cones (flowers) from the vine
17 Rotating springs that remove hop cones (flowers) from the vine
     
 
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