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Enterprise Budgets for Small Scale Hop Production

New enterprise budgets (cost of production/COP) for small scale hop production at 5 acres, 10 acres, and 20 acres are now available on the Hop Growers of America Website.  The resources developed by Michigan State University and the University of … Continue reading

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New MSU Hops Cost of Production Bulletin

Ontario hop growers may be interested in a new Hops Cost of Production bulletin developed by Michigan State University Extension. Hop production in Michigan, as in other states and provinces surrounding the Great Lakes, has increased in recent years to … Continue reading

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New Ginseng Cost of Production Figures

Up to date cost of production figures for ginseng are now available in the updated factsheet “Cost of Production of Ginseng in Ontario”. The figures are based on a discussion with the board of the Ontario Ginseng Growers Association. They … Continue reading

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So You Want to Grow Ginseng? Considerations and Cautions

Ginseng has been grown commercially in Ontario for over 100 years. Acreage expanded rapidly in the 1980’s and 1990’s with many growers transitioning out of tobacco. The annual farm gate value of the ginseng industry in 2015 was estimated to … Continue reading

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