Author Archives: Melanie Filotas

Reminder – Hop Field Workshops

Just a reminder of the upcoming Hop Field Workshops scheduled for next Tuesday, July 17 in eastern Ontario and Thursday, July 26 in western Ontario.  Growers and industry members interested in attending the Eastern Ontario workshop are asked to register by … Continue reading

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Insect pests to watch for in Ontario hops

While the continued hot, dry weather in many sections of the province has helped with downy  mildew management, weather conditions have been favourable to the development of several insect pests in many hopyards.  Growers should be actively scouting for potato … Continue reading

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Updated Hops Pesticide List

An updated list of pest control products registered for use on hops in Ontario can be found by clicking on the link below.  Changes from the previous list include the addition of the fungicide Luna Sensation for control of powdery … Continue reading

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Spotted wing drosophila and haskap

Haskap is traditionally not thought of as having many pest issues beyond birds, however growers should be aware that it can be at risk from spotted wing drosophilla.  Spotted wing drosophila (SWD) is an invasive vinegar fly from Asia that … Continue reading

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Hop Field Workshops for 2018

Hop growers are invited to attend the following hop field workshops being held during the month of July. Hops Eastern Ontario Field and IPM Workshop   Date: Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 5:30 pm—7:00 pm Location:  The Bickle Farm—Valley Hops, 3054 McClelland Rd, … Continue reading

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Update – Hop IPM Training

The Hop IPM Training scheduled for today, Monday May 7, 6:30-9 pm, has been cancelled due to low registration.  We will be offering two in-field hop events during the month of June.  Date and location will be posted on this … Continue reading

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Final Reminder – Hop IPM Training next Monday

Hop growers or industry members interested in attending the Hop IPM Training next Monday are encouraged to register soon.  A minimum of 10 registrants are required for this session to run. IPM Training for Hops will be held on Monday May 7 from 6:30-9:00 pm at … Continue reading

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