Partnering Organization: WSU Food Systems Program, with collaboration from the WAFOOD research team (UW, TCC)
Among many different types of research resources, this project is going to require finding data pertaining to the hop industry, the impact and changes caused by Covid-19, as well as scholarly research.
Listed below are resources that might assist you with this project. It is by no means meant to be an exhaustive list. Rather it is meant to get you thinking about what sort of resources you might need and where they may come from.
If you have any question, please email me.
Part of this project requires an understanding of the hop industry. This information may include company or industry profiles, newspaper reports, press releases, and more.
Below are a few resources to get you started.
Tip: Think about the keywords that you will be using for your searches. A term like "hops" might get you too many erroneous search results. Therefore you may need to refine your keywords to "hop industry" or "hop growing."
Helpful Industry Resources
For more in-depth information regarding corporate research, take a look at the Company Research Library Guide.
Newspaper and Trade Publications
See also WSU News and Newspaper Research Guide.
Find Data Regarding Hop Markets, Yields, etc.
For your project, you will need to understand Covid-19 safety and GMP guidelines for farms and operations. This information can come from a variety of sources. Below are a few resources that may get you started.
Resources for Understanding Covid-19 Impacts on Hop Farms and Operations
You will probably also have to locate scholarly and peer-reviewed research. Below are a few scholarly databases that will be particularly helpful.