Category Archives: Hops

Summer/Fall Student Position Available at the Simcoe Research Station

Job Ad:     Student – Horticulture Assistant Organization: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Division/Branch: Economic Development Division / Agriculture Development Branch Position Title: Student – Summer Research Assistant Job Term: Temporary (1 position) for up to 18 weeks Location:  OMAFRA Simcoe … Continue reading

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Deadline extended – IPM Training for Hops

The deadline for registration for the IPM Training session for Hops has been extended to Monday, May 15 at 10 am.  A minimum of 10 registrants are required for this session to run.   IPM Training for Hops is scheduled for Tuesday … Continue reading

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IPM Training for Hops

Interested in learning about scouting and integrated pest management in hops?  We have added a hops session to OMAFRA’s IPM Scout Training Series on Tuesday, May 16 from 6-8:30 pm at the OMAFRA-Simcoe Resource Centre.  Details are below.  Due to … Continue reading

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Hop Q&A: What form of nitrogen should I use on my hops in a cold spring?

I’ve had a few discussions about hop fertility planning over the last few days. One question that has come up is about the form of nitrogen to use while fertilizing hops. Typically, granular fertility applications in hop yards will use … Continue reading

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Using Ridomil for early season hop downy mildew control

With recent warm weather, hops are starting to emerge in many parts of the province, and growers are thinking about early season downy mildew control.  What follows are some answers to questions we often receive about using Ridomil in Ontario … Continue reading

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Pest Control Products for Hops 2017

Hot off the press is the updated list of pest control products registered for use on hops in Ontario for 2017.  The full list can be found by clicking on the link below.  New products this year include the insecticide … Continue reading

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Good Agriculture and Collection Practices (GACP) Training for Ginseng and Specialty Crop Growers

You grow ginseng or a specialty crop and have done so for years.  But if challenged can you prove your good work?   Good Agriculture and Collection Practices are a HACCP based On Farm Food Safety Program that was built by … Continue reading

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