Midwest Farmers Invest In Hops To Supply Local Breweries05:23
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Hops are used in brewing beer to give the beverage its bitter flavor. (Robert F. Bukaty/AP)
Hops are used in brewing beer to give the beverage its bitter flavor. (Robert F. Bukaty/AP)
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Hops are a key ingredient in beer and mostly grow in the Pacific Northwest. But the popularity of local craft beer has farmers looking at the potential of hops as a new cash crop.

Ariana Brocious of Here & Now contributor Harvest Public Media reports.

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Ariana Brocious, reporter for NET Nebraska. She tweets @ArianaBrocious.

This segment aired on September 30, 2016.

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