Hager Hops Installs Harvester At Cooperstown Brewery Site

Hager Hops Installs Harvester

At Cooperstown Brewery Site

Ron Ross of Ken Ross Excavating, Town of Maryland, lowers one of two Wolf Harvesters at the Cooperstown Brewery at noon today.  For the first time, hops farmers will be able to have their crops processed locally, and then pelletized at Northern Eagle Beverage on Oneonta.  GM George Allen said the machines' arrive from Poland will bring hops-growing into the modern era. (Jim Kevlin/allotsego.com)
Ron Ross (in cab) of Ken Ross Excavating, Town of Maryland, lowers one of two Wolf Harvesters at the Cooperstown Brewery at noon today. For the first time, hops farmers will be able to have their crops processed locally, and then pelletized at Northern Eagle Beverage on Oneonta. GM George Allen said the machines’ arrive from Poland will bring hops-growing into the modern era. (Jim Kevlin/allotsego.com)