Agronomy/Soil Science

Current HRC funded research:

Listed below are 2020 projects funded by the HRC.

  • »  Project Title: Contribution and control of soil and cone microbiomes on hop terroir and quality. Lead Researcher: Drs. Dan Manter and Alison Hamm, USDA/ARS Ft. Collins, CO.
  • »  Project Title: Comparing Canada Thistle control using a commercially available wiper-herbicide applicator to control with a broadcast sprayer. Lead Researcher: Dr. Marcelo Moretti, Perennial Weed Scientist, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
  • »  Project Title: Screening post emergence herbicides for basal application in hops. Lead Researcher: Dr. Marcelo Moretti, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
  • »  Project Title: Improved crop coefficient development for hops at various growth stages. Lead Researcher: Scott Stephen, Agrimanagement, Yakima, WA
  • »  Project Title: Soil water potential, hops yield, and quality comparisons of various drip line and emitter spacing configurations on Cascade. Lead Researcher: Scott Stephen, Agrimanagement, Yakima, WA.
  • »  Project Title: Assessing nutrient uptake and accumulation in hop production. Lead Researcher: Dr. Betsy Verhoeven, OSU Extension Agronomist, Corvallis, OR.