Author Archives: Evan Elford

Airblast Sprayer Focus in Upcoming Grower Pesticide Safety Course

Growers operating airblast sprayers are invited to participate in a special Grower Pesticide Safety Course on Saturday, April 4th, 2020 in Ancaster, Ontario. This course will focus on Airblast information, as well as the Grower Pesticide Safety Course information.  The … Continue reading

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And the 2020 ONHops BrewOff winners are…

Congratulations to the 2020 ONHops BrewOff winners: 1st Place: Great Lakes Brewery & VQH Farms 2nd Place: Steel Wheel Brewery & The Bickle Farm – Valley Hops 3rd Place: Concession Road Brewing Co & McConkey Farms Hop Company This year’s … Continue reading

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Hop Sensory Workshop at 2020 OFVC

Join us this week at the Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention where an exciting Hop Sensory Workshop is planned on Wednesday, February 19 from 9:30-11:30 am. The workshop will begin with a short review of field production practices that effect … Continue reading

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Local Hops for Local Beer

Over the last 10 years there has been a considerable increase in Ontario hop acreage. The perception of unlimited market growth for specialty crops, like hops, is usually unrealistic, and these markets are susceptible to price fluctuations even more so … Continue reading

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Specialty Fruit Session at 2020 Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention

The 2020 Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention (OFVC)takes place on Feb 19-20 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre, 6815 Stanley Ave, Niagara Falls, Ontario. This year the OFVC will feature a Specialty Fruit Session starting at 2 pm on Feb 20th … Continue reading

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Hops Workshop at 2020 Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention

Mark your calendars for the 2020 Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention (OFVC)! February 19-20th, Scotiabank Convention Centre, 6815 Stanley Avenue, Niagara Falls, Ontario. This year’s hops session will take place on Wednesday, February 19, starting at 9:30 am in Ballroom … Continue reading

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