Hops plants grow to at least 18 feet tall. The plants and trellises then are cut down for harvesting.
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 a rural Fort Recovery farm for four years. [More