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HS1354: Hop Yard Establishment and Trellis Construction in Florida

Figure 4. The hop yard establishment process at the UF/IFAS GCREC: A) installation of landscape fabric and drip tubing, B) drilling a hole on a 6” pole, C) pole installation using a crane, D) installation of an anchoring cable, E) installation of 5/16” cables, F) installation of 3/16” cables for a V-trellis, G) LED lamps installed on 5/16” cables, H) cutting a planting hole on landscape fabric, and I) a newly planted hop seedling.

Credit: Shinsuke Agehara and Aleyda Acosta-Rangel, UF/IFAS