General Meeting 2022


Wolnzach/Hüll, March 24, 2022 The general meeting of the Society for Hop Research e.V. (GfH) traditionally took place at the start of the new hop season on March 24, 2022 at the German Hop Museum, Wolnzach.

List of international hop varieties 2021


The Scientific-Technical Commission is annually compiling and updating the I.H.G.C. list of international hop varieties produced in each hop-growing nation.

Personnel support for Plant Protection in Hop Growing


Personnel support for Plant Protection in Hop Growing in the Regulation of Plant Passport in Hops (Citrus Bark Cracking Viroid, Verticillium-wilt)

For the growing challenges in hop cultivation due to the Citrus Bark Cracking Viroid (CBCVd), as well as the increasing demands on field hygiene, Florian Weiß has been hired at the Hop Research Institute Huell for a newly created position in the working group Plant Protection in Hop Cultivation as of November 25, 2021.

Drip Irrigation and Fertigation for Hops


Ensuring a regulated water supply as well as a balanced and needs-based nutrition of the hop plant for healthy growth to achieve optimum yields and qualities is becoming increasingly important in view of climate change.

General Meeting 2021 – Press release


Wolnzach/Hüll, March 24, 2021 The General Meeting of the Society for Hop Research (GfH) takes place every year at the start of the new hop season. Due to the measures in place to contain the Corona pandemic, the meeting had to be held virtually this year.
In close cooperation with the Bavarian State Research Center for Agriculture, practical research is carried out at the Hop Research Center in Hüll and work is done on securing the future of Germany as a hop-growing location.

General meeting of the Society for Hop Research takes place as video conference

Genreal meeting as video conference

Due to the current corona situation, the general meeting of the GfH will take place on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 13:30 as a video conference. The executive committee will meet in the training room of the Hop Research Centre in Hüll and will conduct the meeting in a small circle with the necessary hygiene and distance rules.
Members of the GfH can participate in the general meeting by Smartphone, tablet, laptop or computer. After registration you will receive a participation link via Microsoft Teams. Participation is possible via any internet browser. You do not need any video conferencing software.

Please register for the meeting by e-mail at Only registered members are admitted to the video general meeting.

Society for Hop Research

Walter König