Free hops growing class in Madras Aug. 8

Shaun Townsend of the OSU Aroma Hop program will be teaching a class in Madras on growing hops, Wednesday, Aug. 8, from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
   Townsend will cover the basic in hops production, equipment needed and common insects and disease. The class will also visit a local hops grower. This class is geared towards commercial production, but all are welcome. Space is limited so you must register at
   The class will be at the Madrs COCC Center, 1170 East Ashwood Road. It is free but you must register at
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