The Hop Research Council’s primary objective is to fund hop research.  For 2021, the HRC funded 13 research projects that meet the research goals of our diverse membership.  For a complete list of the projects funded in 2021, please see the attachment below.  

We are currently accepting research proposals for funding during the 2022 calendar year.  Attached below is our Request For Proposal 2022 for researchers to review and use to request research funding.  The RFP is due on June 21, 2021.  Also attached below is our list of research priorities for you to use when considering a research project of importance to the HRC.  


Powdery Mildew in Oregon Hops

Hops growers in Oregon have been battling powdery mildew disease for nearly 20 years, and new research shows a coordinated, areawide approach to the disease might just eliminate it.

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