Papa Don studied at Iowa State University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Agronomy and a Masters in Plant Physiology. He retired in 2015 after a 24-year career with Syngenta Crop Protections, 15 of those years he worked as a plant researcher in the fields. After his retirement, Don put his time and energy into raising a variety of quality North Carolina hops. Don is a co owner with Chris.
Papa Chris owns the hop yard that brings you quality NC hops. He has an extensive background in business, owning several companies in various industries. He is originally from South Boston, VA, but Summerfield, NC is where he and his wife, Amanda, call home.
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