Author Archives: Melanie Filotas

Ontario Hoppenings Lunch and Learn – Monday September 28, 2020 at Noon

Ontario Hoppenings – OMAFRA Monthly Hop Update and Discussion Monday,September 28, 2020 noon – 1 pm Join OMAFRA specialists Evan Elford and Melanie Filotas on Monday, September 28 at noon for an online Zoom discussion about Ontario hops. Evan and … Continue reading

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Suspect you have herbicide resistant weeds? Participate in a genetic testing sampling project.

By Kristen Obeid, OMAFRA Weed Management Specialist – Horticulture Do you suspect that you have herbicide resistant weeds on your farm?  If so, why not get them tested for free through a genetic testing sample project.  So far there are 16 … Continue reading

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Ontario Hoppenings Lunch and Learn – Monday June 29 at Noon

Ontario Hoppenings – OMAFRA Monthly Hop Update and Discussion Monday, June 29, noon – 1 pm Join OMAFRA specialists Evan Elford and Melanie Filotas on Tuesday May 26 at noon for an online Zoom discussion about Ontario hops. Evan and … Continue reading

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They’re back!! Gypsy moths invade hazelnuts (and lots of other things)

I’ve had quite a few questions about little black caterpillars on hazelnuts this week. These guys are gypsy moth caterpillars, which were quite a problem in many Ontario hazelnut orchards last summer. Gypsy moths overwinter as egg masses on tree … Continue reading

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Reminder – Ontario Hoppenings Lunch and Learn tomorrow

Just a reminder for those interested in joining tomorrow’s monthly Ontario hop online update and discussion that you must register in order to attend.  Registration details are below. Ontario Hoppenings – OMAFRA Monthly Hop Update and Discussion Tuesday, May 26, … Continue reading

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Ontario Hoppenings Lunch and Learn – Tuesday May 26 at Noon

Ontario Hoppenings – OMAFRA Monthly Hop Update and Discussion Tuesday, May 26, noon – 1 pm Join OMAFRA specialists Evan Elford and Melanie Filotas on Tuesday May 26 at noon for an online Zoom discussion about Ontario hops. Evan and … Continue reading

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