Hopyards and Harvest Centers are considered agricultural operations.  These resources address these operations – through to drying, baling, and storage.

HGM Grower Quality and Food Safety Manual


HGM Auditing Resources

For on-farm self-inspection and use by auditors the following DRAFT resources are shared.  Growers are encouraged to use one or both of these tools in assessing their operation’s quality and food safety.  



Feedback Wanted: As these resources are a work-in-process, we value your input. Please provide your comments, critiques, suggestions, questions and other feedback to the SCBG Hop Quality Project Team by February 2018.  Your input will ensure that the final guides best addresses your needs and help position Michigan as a preferred hop source for craft brewers locally and globally.