Diana Cochran

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Only one acre is planted, with nearly 1,000 plants, but it required a lot of work and a team of horticulturists to accomplish the new hops endeavor at the Iowa State University Horticulture Research Station north of Ames.

By: Diana Cochran and Nick Howell

Growing hops is critically important to producing beer, the primary product made from the crop. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Fruit Specialist Diana Cochran is authoring a series of publications that will provide information on all different aspects of hop production, beginning with "Hop Production 101: Site selection and planting."

By: Diana Cochran

Because of increasing interest in grape production, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has reproduced and updated its popular publication on grape cultivars.

By: Diana Cochran

Designing and constructing a hop yard is the focus of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication "Hops 101: Commercial hop yard trellis design."

By: Diana Cochran

Iowa State University’s annual Fruit and Vegetable Field Day on Aug. 7 will feature research and demonstration projects on fruit and vegetable production for commercial growers, extension personnel, non-profit organizations and master gardeners.

By: Diana Cochran and Ajay Nair and Ed Adcock

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a workshop on April 14 that focuses on successful hop production practices. An all-expense paid trip to tour Michigan hop yards is also part of the program.

By: Diana Cochran and Erin Hodgson

The ISU Extension and Outreach annual Fruit and Vegetable Field Day Aug. 6 will feature research and demonstration projects on fruit and vegetable production for commercial growers, extension personnel, nonprofit organizations and Master Gardeners.

By: Ajay Nair and Diana Cochran