KEARNEY — A free Hop Field Day will start at 10 a.m. Saturday at Oak Creek Hops, 3310 West Cottonwood Road, near Kearney.

It will be hosted by Oak Creek Hops owners Dave and Lisa Gleason and the Nebraska Extension Hop Program.

There will be a tour of the 1-acre hop yard and a discussion led by Nebraska Hop program coordinator Katie Kreuser on such topics as agronomics, pest and diseases, and harvest preparation.

A light breakfast will be provided. Preregistrations are requested to katie.kreuser@unl.edu.

Attendees may join a networking lunch at Thunderhead Brewing Company, 18 E. 21st St., with food and beverages available for purchase.

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