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Tuesday, April 17th, 2012
Photo by Mark Pummell
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Fort Recovery hops grower Andy Pax strings twine trellises four feet apart between 18-foot-tall poles lined up in rows. A custom made scaffolding on a hopper wagon raises him high enough to do the work. The hops will grow up the trellises.
Online story associated with this photograph
FORT RECOVERY - Mercer County has an abundance of corn, wheat and soybeans. But what about hops? Andy Pax of Fort Recovery, an adventurer at heart, has been tending an experimental field of hops, the key ingredient in beer, at . . .
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