Mark Maikkula installed 21 rows of hop plants in June in a former tobacco field in Boonesboro. He said he didn't expect much this year, but the weather worked in his favor, and he has a little to sell. In five years, the plants could produce as much as 6,000 pounds of hops.
Mark Maikkula installed 21 rows of hop plants in June in a former tobacco field in Boonesboro. He said he didn't expect much this year, but the weather worked in his favor, and he has a little to sell. In five years, the plants could produce as much as 6,000 pounds of hops. Lexington Herald-Leader
Mark Maikkula installed 21 rows of hop plants in June in a former tobacco field in Boonesboro. He said he didn't expect much this year, but the weather worked in his favor, and he has a little to sell. In five years, the plants could produce as much as 6,000 pounds of hops. Lexington Herald-Leader

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