Bayfield couple’s ‘weeds’ turn into growing hops business

Bayfield couple’s ‘weeds’ turn into growing hops business

Company supplies several breweries throughout the area
Paul and Krii Black raise hops on a pipe trellis on a ranch near Bayfield. The couple supplies local brewers and are planning to expand from about an acre to 10 acres.
The Blacks turned an apple picker into a hops picker to make harvesting more efficient at the ranch they manage near Bayfield.
The Blacks use a former apple picker to harvest hops to sell to local brewers. They started raising hops about four years ago, and they are planning to expand.

Bayfield couple’s ‘weeds’ turn into growing hops business

Paul and Krii Black raise hops on a pipe trellis on a ranch near Bayfield. The couple supplies local brewers and are planning to expand from about an acre to 10 acres.
The Blacks turned an apple picker into a hops picker to make harvesting more efficient at the ranch they manage near Bayfield.
The Blacks use a former apple picker to harvest hops to sell to local brewers. They started raising hops about four years ago, and they are planning to expand.
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