Mite vs. Mite: Controlling Hop Pests Sustainably


Mite vs. Mite: Controlling Hop Pests Sustainably

18 August 2021

Hop growers battle pests every year to bring a healthy hop crop to market, but a Netherlands-based firm believes bugs can be more effective than chemicals in controlling them. A 2017 trial in Independence used beneficial arachnids to control two aggressive hop pests: the hop aphid and the two-spot spider mite. Results are encouraging and could bring more sustainable solutions to Northwest hop farms. To learn more about the encouraging results visit Oregon Beer Growler

Koppert has solutions for pests found in hops, as well as the expertise consulting that can help in creating a sustainable, integrated pest management system. 

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