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Hops Field Days in July

See below for information about two upcoming OHGA-hosted field days. Growing season is well underway, but there is still time for great learning opportunities.  In conjunction with OMAFRA, the Ontario Hop Growers’ Association is offering two field dates. Western Ontario … Continue reading

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An Overview of Haskap Cultivar Characteristics

In 2007 the first University of Saskatchewan (USask) haskap (Lonicera caerulea) cultivars were released.  Since then, this specialty berry (also known as honeyberry or edible blue honeysuckle) has been of interest by commercial growers and home gardeners alike. Below is … Continue reading

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Patience Pays for Haskap Flavour

Haskap harvest is underway in Ontario.  For new growers of the crop, a reminder that berry colour is a poor indicator of berry ripeness in this crop.  Being patient and waiting to harvest the crop will pay dividends in flavour…and … 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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Proposal to update Roll Over Protection System safety standards in Ontario

Originally posted on ONvegetables:
The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs is seeking comments on its proposal to amend Regulation 369, under the Farm Implements Act to reflect the harmonization of the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and International Organization…

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Recycle your old tires for a great cause

Originally posted on ONvegetables:
From the Ontario Federation of Agriculture: Tire Take Back 2017 Start saving up your old tires for the 8th annual Tire Take Back event where you can turn old tires into valuable support for The Sunshine…

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