Category Archives: Hops Pest Management

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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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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Register now! IPM Training for Hazelnuts, Hops and Ginseng

OMAFRA’s FREE integrated pest managment training workshops begin this week and run over the next few weeks.  A full list of workshops is included below, and include a number that are relevant to specialty crop growers.  Scout training kicks off … Continue reading

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Hop IPM flip guide available at select OMAFRA Resource Centres – while quantities last!

The Hop scouting pocket guide for the US Upper Midwest and Northwest and Eastern Canada is a quick reference to the main pests of hops in these areas.  It contains pest descriptions, growth stage guide and scouting calendar with relevant … Continue reading

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Podcast Features Ontario Hops and a Grower’s Perspective of the Local Hop Industry

This week The Grower  is featuring a podcast with Ontario hop grower Kyle Wynette of The Tavistock Hop Company.  During the podcast, Karen Davidson asks Kyle about his thoughts on hop production, marketing, industry challenges, costs for establishment and the use … Continue reading

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