Craft beer boom linked to record number of US states growing hops

Craft breweries may be fuelling a geographic expansion of hop production across the US, according to researchers at Penn State and The University of Toledo. Their findings suggest that as more craft breweries emerge around the country, so may new opportunities for farmers.
https://www.newfoodmagazine.com/news/101139/craft-beer-boom-linked-to-record-number-of-us-states-growing-hops/