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Last chance to register for Eastern Hop Field day

The first hop field workshop of 2019 is scheduled for next Tuesday, June 18th at MacKinnon Brothers Brewing Company in Bath. We currently have not met the minimum registration numbers to run this event.  To avoid cancellation, any growers or … Continue reading

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2019 Eastern Ontario Hop Field Day – We Want to Hear From You!

The first 2019 seasonal hop workshop will be taking place on June 18 at the MacKinnon Brothers Brewing Co., 1915 County Rd. 22, Bath, Ontario (Rain date: June 20 5:30-7:00 pm). OMAFRA specialists Melanie Filotas and Evan Elford will be … Continue reading

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Additional hop field workshop added for 2019

A third in-field hop workshop is now available for the 2019 season. Hop growers are invited to attend any of the following three field workshops being offered by OMAFRA specialists. To register for any of these sessions, contact the Agriculture … Continue reading

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Fertility Guidelines for Haskap Grown in Ontario

There are currently no Ontario fertility recommendations for haskap. The following tables for nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), potassium (K) and lime applications are guidelines only and are provided for reference based on similar common crops and published research on haskap in … Continue reading

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Herbicide resistance testing available for horticulture growers

Growers struggling with weed control failures now have the option to determine whether it’s due to herbicide resistance. A team of researchers across Canada are offering testing of suspect weeds for resistance.  These links provide more information on the project … Continue reading

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2019 Haskap Field Days & Workshops

Ontario haskap growers may be interested in attending the following 2019 haskap field days and workshops: 1.  5th Annual Honeyberry Workshop, hosted by Lovehoneyberry and Les Petits Fruits du Clocher Orchard

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Haskap Pruning in Ontario

Evan Elford, OMAFRA New Crop Development Specialist Pruning is an important part of bushberry management. Like many other bushberry crops, it is important to prune mature haskap plants to increase yields and fruit quality while improving plant vigour and harvesting … Continue reading

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