Category Archives: Hops Pest Management

2019 OMAFRA Hop Update

The OMAFRA Hop Update is compiled for the Ontario Hop Growers Association AGM held annually in March.  The Update includes information on markets, acreage, production, industry trends, pest management updates, research updates, etc. The update is typically provided in two … Continue reading

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2019 Hops Workshops

Hop growers are invited to attend the following training workshops being offered  by OMAFRA specialists during the 2019 field season. Hop Integrated Pest Management Training Date: Thursday April 4 2019, 6-8:30 pm Location: Simcoe-OMAFRA Resource Centre Auditorium or online through … Continue reading

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Presidio Fungicide Registered for Basil, Hops and Edible-Podded Beans

By: J. Chaput, OMAFRA, Minor Use Coordinator, Guelph The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of URMULE registrations for Presidio Fungicide for control of downy mildew on field and greenhouse basil and downy mildew of hops, and … Continue reading

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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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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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