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EDIS Update: Process of Drying Post-Harvest Hops (Humulus lupulus) for Small-Scale Producers Using a Novel Drying Rig

It is an industry standard to use dried hops in the beer production process for both Florida hop growers and hobby brewers. This EDIS publication focuses on the drying of post-harvest hops (Humulus lupulus) before storage to prevent mildew or mold growth.

Dried hops post harvest and drying method.

The same drying principles can also be used for any high-value horticultural crops that require a post-harvest drying period, such as teas, herbs, and other medicinal or aromatic species.

To see the full document and download its PDF, follow this link.