Category Archives: Hops

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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Understanding the Value of Fertilizers and Supplements for Specialty Crops

Growers of all crops are bombarded with advertisements and salespeople selling a wide range of fertilizers and supplements. For specialty crop growers there is added uncertainty given the limited research specific to these crops on all aspects of fertilization. As … 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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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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Specialty Crop Frost/Freeze Protection Update

Weather forecasts from several different sources are in agreement with lows for tonight and again early next week reaching -3 to -4oC. Current indications suggest that the cold tonight will be accompanied by a breeze of around 10 km/hr. As … Continue reading

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